I went on a bike ride yesterday morning to the river to see the carnage firsthand. It has been an amazingly wet spring and summer, I have been immune from the great flood of '08. Here's some pics of downtown:
As you can see, the bridge is about 8 feet away from having the water whack it on the sides.
Yup, those are streetsigns
And of course, the obligatory shot of the staircase to nowhere: