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Weather postpones Maplecrest celebration

The Allen County commissioners announced Monday that they have decided to postpone the scheduled ribbon-cutting celebration for the Maplecrest Road Extension until 2 p.m. Friday because of weather concerns.

The roadway will open to traffic as scheduled at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

High winds, rain and snow are all in the forecast for late Tuesday morning, when the celebration had been planned.