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Flooding concerns along Maine's rivers

STATEWIDE (WGME) -- Some of the worst flooding and greatest risk right now is in western Maine with some roads underwater and bridges closed early Wednesday.

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Water flowing over the banks of the Androscoggin River was Wednesday morning covered several roads, like the one next to Davis Park, and re-routed traffic.

Clean up will continue Thursday and agencies will continue to keep an eye on things, but for the most part, they say the worst is over.

Rising waters also caused flooding concerns along the Kennebec River. 

Waters rose on Front and Water streets in Augusta, and Front Street in Hallowell.

There was also some flooded roadways along the Androscoggin River as well.

The director of the Androscoggin Emergency Management Agency she says while they are keeping an eye on the flooding.

At 17 feet, they are not concerned, due to the elevation most of the buildings in Auburn are at. The directory says past 17 feet is when they start getting concerned for any serious flooding into streets and parking lots.

It's expected to fall back to normal levels by Friday morning.