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Flooding Closes Several Highways in Wisconsin

Several highways in Wisconsin are closed due to flooding. Updated August 29, 2018 Several highways in Wisconsin are closed due to flooding. Updated August 29, 2018 |  Photo: WDIO-TV

WisDOT contributed to this report
Updated: August 29, 2018 04:57 PM

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is advising motorists check on road conditions and status before heading out across the state. Authorities warn that several highways are closed due to flooding following storms that moved through Tuesday.  Motorists should use caution on all area roads and are reminded not to drive through standing water or around barriers. Use the designated detour route as many state, county and local roads are experiencing flooding. Here are the postings from WisDOT as of 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29.

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Crawford County
•    US 61 closed between WIS 171 and US 14 (Readstown in Vernon County). No posted detour.
•    WIS 131 closed between WIS 171 and US 61. No posted detour.
•    WIS 171 closed between WIS 27 (Mount Sterling) and US 61 (Rolling Ground). No posted detour.

Dane County
•    US 14 closed between Cross Plains and Black Earth; traffic detoured via WIS 78 and US 12.

Dodge County
•    WIS 49 closed between County Y and WIS 175 for power lines over the roadway. No posted detour.

Juneau County
•    US 12 closed between Mauston and Lyndon Station. No posted detour. 
•    WIS 33 closed between WIS 82 and Wonewoc. No posted detour. 
•    WIS 80/82 closed between Union Center and Elroy. No posted detour.

La Crosse County
•    WIS 35 is open to one lane with flagging operations between County K and US 14.
•    WIS 162 closed between US 14/61 (Vernon County) and WIS 33 (Middle Ridge). No posted detour.

Marquette County
•    WIS 23 closed at the Neenah Creek bridge, two miles east of Briggsville; traffic detoured via WIS 82 and WIS 13. 

•    WIS 22 closed at the Main Street bridge over the Montello River in Montello; traffic detoured via WIS 33, WIS 44 and WIS 73. 

Monroe County
•    WIS 33 closed between Cashton and WIS 131 (Ontario). No posted detour.
•    WIS 131 closed between Wilton and Ontario. No posted detour.

Richland County
•    WIS 131 closed between WIS 56 and WIS 82. No posted detour.
•    WIS 56 closed between WIS 131 (Viola) and County G. No posted detour.
•    WIS 80 closed at County D (just south of Rockbridge). No posted detour.

Sauk County
•    WIS 23 closed at Albert Street in Reedsburg. No posted detour.
•    WIS 33 closed between Wonewoc and WIS 23 (Reedsburg). No posted detour.
•    WIS 58 closed between County G (Ironton) and WIS 33 (LaValle). No posted detour.

Sheboygan County
•    WIS 42 between County Road FF and Orchard Road is closed for downed powerlines. Expected to reopen this evening. Traffic detoured via I-43 and County Road XX.

Vernon County
•    US 14/61 closed between US 14/WIS 27/82 (Viroqua) to High Point Road (Richland County Line). No posted detour.
•    WIS 33/131 intersection closed in Ontario. No posted detour.
•    WIS 56 closed between Viroqua and Viola. No posted detour.
•    WIS 82 closed between Slayback Road and South Mill Street (LaFarge). No posted detour.
•    WIS 131 closed between Ontario and Rockton. No posted detour.
•    WIS 131 closed between WIS 82 and West Adams Street (LaFarge). No posted detour.
•    WIS 162 closed between Chaseburg (Depot Street) and US 14. No posted detour.
•    WIS 162 closed between US 14/61 (Coon Valley) and WIS 33 (Middle Ridge, La Crosse County). No posted detour.

For more information regarding statewide traffic impacts check 511wi.gov.

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