Heavy rainfall has made the Saugeen River to crest its banks and flood streets in the town of Walkerton.

The affected streets are:

  • Colborne Street North
  • Catherine Street
  • Jackson Street North and Hartley House parking lot
  • Peter Street
  • Yonge Street North

Detour signs are in place to keep traffic off Yonge Street North.

Motorists are asked to respect the closure and avoid the affected roads.

Parents are asked to keep children away from the riverbanks.