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, firstname.lastname@example.org