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WILLOUGHBY -- Police have closed Daniels Park as a precaution as the Chagrin River rises due to recent rains and snow melt.

The water began to rise quickly early Friday afternoon. The river has not yet crested.

The following roads are closed in that area:

  • Lost Nation Road at Gilson.
  • Apollo Parkway
  • Daniels Park (North & South). Route 84 remains open for travel

Police say Erie Road, Foothill Drive, and Hillward Drive may soon be closed but were still open as of 2 p.m.

Residents and businesses in the area are being told to keep an eye on the river and informed of the road closures.

More closures may become necessary as the water rises.

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