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Portion of North Federal Highway closed in Boca Raton for flooded streets

Fire hydrant damaged after crash
Flooded roads Boca Raton, Feb. 8, 2021
Posted at 4:36 AM, Feb 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-08 08:21:31-05

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Drivers should avoid an area of Federal Highway in Boca Raton because of flooded streets Monday morning.

Police tweeted just after 2 a.m. that a vehicle hit a hydrant, causing flooding at 2000 North Federal Highway.

Pictures at the scene just after 4 a.m. show a substantial amount of water flowing through the street with road closed signs posted.

Police said eastbound 20th Street is also closed to traffic.

One southbound lane was open just after 4:30 a.m.