Flooding in Brampton closes roads in Churchville Road area


Published February 17, 2022 at 1:13 pm

Video posted to the Brampton Emergency Management Office Twitter account shows flooding in the hurchville Road area on Feb. 17, 2022.

Rain has led to an ice jam and flooding in Brampton causing some road closures in parts of the city.

Brampton Emergency Management Office (BEMO) says flooding in the Churchville Road area has caused closures and is advising drivers to find alternate routes.

LATEST: All locations of the flooded intersections and roads in Brampton

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) staff are on site monitoring an ice jam at Churchville and are asking residents to stay away from all watercourses.

Here’s what’s closed:

  • Wanless Road at Winston Churchill Blvd
  • Heritage Road from Bovaird Drive to Wanless Drive
  • Creditview Road at Hallstone Road
  • Creditview Road at Steeles Avenue
  • Churchville Road at Steeles Avenue

Brampton Fire crews, Peel Regional Police officers and workers with Brampton Public Works are on scene, and police are assisting with blocking and directing traffic.

Police said there have been no injuries reported as a result of the flooding.

Video posted to the BEMO Twitter account shows water has risen up to the deck of a footbridge in the Churchville Road area.

A flood outlook statement issued on Tuesday by the Credit Valley Conservation warned that heavy rain and relatively warm temperatures could lead to as much as 40mm of total combined runoff from rainfall and melting snow.

Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon and Halton Hills residents are being urged to stay away from rivers and streams for the rest of the week as heavy rain and melting snow could lead to flooding throughout the Credit River Watershed.

A snowfall warning has also been issued for Mississauga, Brampton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton.


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