UPDATE: The portion of Highway 52 near Rupp Hollow Road has been reopened.
However, there is still a high level of flooding in nearby Heritage Pond. Additional rain this evening could potentially force the road to close again.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) — Flash flooding has closed down Highway 52 near Rupp Hollow Rd.
The Iowa DOT has the highway closed between W John Deere rd. and NW Arterial/S John Deere rd.
Drivers are being detoured around the highway on W John Deere rd. and S John Deere rd.
The road began to flood around 6 a.m.
The DOT estimates highway 52 will be closed for two hours.
Rupp Hollow rd. is also closed due to the flash flood.