UPDATE on Flooding on August 27, 2017

Cape Coral Police Department and Cape Coral Fire Department can report that there have been no life-safety issues reported due to the flooding.  There have been some reports of water encroaching into homes in Cape Coral, causing damage.  Here is an updated map of flooding in Cape Coral. Yes, it is basically everywhere to some extent.

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Flooded Roadways

Below is a list of streets where flooding is most severe. Avoid these areas. Bolded are the ones that are blocked or barricaded. Do not drive around the barricades. Really… don’t drive at all unless it is an emergency.  Avoid these roads/intersections:

  • Mid Cape Terrace/Santa Barbara Blvd
  • SW 18th St/SW 7th Pl
  • Willow Branch Dr
  • 1100-blk Durden Pkwy E.
  • 3000-blk Burnt Store Rd
  • Trafalgar Pkwy / Chiquita Blvd
  • 400-800 Skyline Blvd
  • Hancock Bridge Pkwy / Cultural Park Blvd
  • Skyline Blvd – south of Trafalgar to Cape Coral Pkwy
  • 600-blk SW 47th Ter – foul smelling liquid coming out of sewer
  • 600-blk Hancock Bridge Pkwy
  • Chiquita Blvd S (from Beach to Savona)
  • 500-blk Mohawk Pkwy
  • 1100-1600-blk Mohawk Pkwy
  • 2900-blk Skyline Blvd
  • 800-blk SE 24th Ave
  • 1000 Andalusia Blvd
  • 200-blk Tropicana Pkwy 
  • 800-blk Nicholas Pkwy 
  • 200-blk SE 8th St
  • Diplomat Pkwy E (Andalusia Blvd to NE 7th Pl)
  • 2200-blk Academy Blvd
  • 400-1500-blk Chiquita Blvd N
  • Tropicana Pkwy (east of El Dorado Blvd)
  • Veterans Pkwy/Santa Barbara Blvd (NW corner)
  • Santa Barbara Blvd (Gleason to Pelican) 


Pot holes are forming and causing the potential for damage to cars and increased damage to the road. Here is a list of known potholes. Avoid these areas as well:

  • 606 Mohawk Pkwy
  • 478 NE 2nd Pl
  • 462 NE 2nd Pl
  • 100-blk Nicholas Pkwy E (eastbound lane)
  • Veterans Pkwy – east of Skyline Blvd (eastbound lane)
  • Andalusia Blvd (north of Diplomat Pkwy)
  • 514 NW 1st St


There is a reception center that has been opened at the Faith Presbyterian Church gymnasium. The church is located at 4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral, FL.  The reception center has been set-up to take in people displaced by the flood waters.  The reception center is NOT a shelter with full Red Cross support and cannot take in pets.   If people need assistance getting to the reception center they can call the non-emergency dispatch line at (239) 574-3223.  If residents have any questions about the reception center, please call (239) 574-0501.