Mercer Park Playground at 2701 Bradford Drive in Iowa City is closed due to flooding, and will remain closed until the water recedes. Fencing is in place to block off the playground. Please do not allow children to access the playground during this time, as the water poses a serious safety risk. For updates on the status of the playground, visit and scan the top of the page for notices and alerts.

Date of publication

Wednesday, June 22, 2016