Work continues to open highways in northwestern Wisconsin
Though many roads, like US 2, have been reopened, WisDOT continues efforts to fully restore service to all highways impacted by flooding July 11.
· WIS 13 corridor is closed between Mellen and WIS 112. Traffic is detoured via WIS 77, US 51, US 2.
· US 63 is closed at Twentymile Creek near Grand View. Car traffic only is detoured at Grand View via Raymond Road and North Sweden Road. Truck traffic is detoured via County Highway N and County Highway A.
o Work to repair damages on US 63 is underway. The project includes debris removal, culvert repair and pavement work. WisDOT anticipates this project will be complete and US 63 will be open to traffic mid-August.
· WIS 122 is closed north of US 2 to the Michigan State line.
o Work to replace a culvert began July 25. The highway is scheduled to be open to traffic by August 7.
· WIS 169 is closed between WIS 13 and US 2. Traffic is detoured via WIS 77, US 51, US 2.
o Installation of a temporary culvert at the South Tributary to Vaughn Creek, located one-half-mile north of Gurney (between Cameron Road and Jensen Road) was completed on July 20. The highway is open at this location to local traffic only. Project completion is scheduled for August 31.
o Work to replace the Vaughn Creek culvert is scheduled to start August 22, with project completion by September 30.
o Crews are also repairing washouts along WIS 169. That work is scheduled for completion by August 12.
Motorists are advised to use caution in these areas and adhere to signed closures. For up-to-date closures and detour information visit www.511wi.gov, download the free mobile app or follow @511WI on Twitter.