FLOOD UPDATE #3 - February 21–9:10AM 

For Immediate Release
Contact: Maria Visocchi, Director, Communications & Community Engagement 
Phone: 519-759–4150 

Due to current flooding conditions and risks of further flooding throughout the day, the City's Emergency Operations Centre has issued an immediate evacuation call for the following areas of the City of Brantford:

  • Holmedale
  • Old West Brant (surrounding Princess Anne Park and Cockshutt Park in areas encompassing Mount Pleasant Street to the River)
  • Eagle Place

If they haven't already, residents in these areas should immediately evacuate north out of the floodplain area of the City. Please see the attached Schedule 3 Floodplain map and NEW Evacuation Area map for a detailed outline of the impacted areas that are required to evacuate.

Evacuation Map

Those requiring shelter are encouraged to go to the:

  • Woodman Community Centre
  • 491 Grey St, Brantford, ON N3S 7L7

Pets can be brought to the Centre where they will be picked up and sheltered by the Brant SPCA.

Those requiring transportation to evacuate are encouraged to go to the following intersections where Brantford Transit buses will be available to assist people to evacuate:

  • Eagle Ave and Foster St.
  • Baldwin and Erie Ave
  • St. Paul at Spring St.
  • Sherwood at Catherine St.
  • Erie Ave and Aberdeen Ave

The following existing and NEW closures will remain in effect until further notice:

  • All City Trails along the River
  • Lorne Bridge
  • Veteran Memorial Parkway (BSAR)
  • Gilikson Road
  • Ballantyne from the Spalding off ramp to Spalding Dr entrance to D'Aubigny Park.
  • River Road and Birkett Lane are closed from Erie Ave to Baldwin Ave
  • Grand River Ave from Sterling St to Waterloo St
  • T.B. Costain, Eagle Place Community Centre, 1 Sherwood Drive

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