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Fisher and Slisher Roads Still Closed

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Fisher Road Wash out
Fisher Road Wash out

BRANCH COUNTY, MI (WTVB) - Flooding let up over the weekend across most of Branch County with word from the County Road Commission this morning that while water remains over some roads, they are drive-able with two exceptions where portions of the surface have washed away and they are still closed…Fisher Road between Brocklebank and Hoops Road as well as Slisher Road between Bawden and Prairie River Road. 

Some parts of Southwest Michigan escaped with barely any high water issues while to the north of us, they have slowly been watching the Grand River rise. It crested over night at record levels as it rushed thru the heart of the state’s second largest city. Grand Rapids Mayor George Hartwell declared a state of emergency. He says the only thing protecting the city at this point is their flood wall. There have also been a number of river front neighborhoods that have been inundated and those homeowners may not be allowed back for days until river levels recede to safe levels…

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