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Viewfinder: Irene Floods Bethlehem

Overflowing Monocacy Creek wreaks havoc at Illick's Mill, Mauch Chunk Road.

was overwhelmed by the overflowing Monocacy Creek this morning. Downstream, at Mauch Chuch Road and Elizabeth Avenue, the creek turned business parking lots into lakes. Predictably, the Colonial Industrial Quarter also was not spared.

Liz August 29, 2011 at 12:26 PM
They redid this bridge and entire intersection a few years ago, and they made it worse! It floods more and it is a horrible place to cross when going northbound on Mauch Chunk, you cannot see the traffic coming down the hill from Schoenersville Rd.

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