WIS 169 in Ashland County closed for flooding

​​​​​​​More flooding possible as snow continues to melt in northern segments of the region

Release date: April 12, 2023

Because of flooding, WIS 169 is closed to through traffic from WIS 13/77 to US in Ashland County.

In addition, flooding has been reported on US 63 South at Bibon Road south of Mason in Bayfield County and on WIS 35 North at Carlson Road/Summit Trail in Chaffey in Douglas County. Both are currently still passable.

​As warm temperatures continue, more flooding might occur as snow melts. If motorists encounter flooded roadways, turn around and don't attempt to drive through water.

​For more information regarding traffic impacts, transportation news and improvement project updates in Wisconsin’s Northwest Region:

For more information, contact:

Christena T. O'Brien, Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814, (715) 828-9471, christena.obrien@dot.wi.gov