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1:00 PM Flooding Update – Dane County Emergency Management

For more information contact:

Josh Wescott 608-267-1591

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/21/2018

Issued By: County Executive
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Dane County is under a state of emergency following last night’s record rains and ongoing flooding affecting Dane County.  A copy of the state of emergency declaration is attached.

 

Water rescue teams are continuing to work in the Mazomanie area. Three teams with boats are checking on affected residences. A significant portion of the village has been damaged by floodwaters. Dane County’s Emergency Operations Center is coordinating with the Red Cross and other community partners on establishing shelters. Information on the location of those shelters will be released when it is available.

 

Here is an update on road closures:

 

Highway M in Town of Westport – between Fox Bluff and Signature

SHOULD BE OPEN BY THIS EVENING

 

Hwy 14 bridge west of Black Earth approaches washed out

 

Hwy 14 (Beltline to Mazomanie)

 

CTH KP (Cross Plains to Mazomanie)

 

Hwy F (Hwy 19-Hwy 14)

 

Beltline Ramps closed at Greenway

 

Beltline Ramps closed at Hwy 14

 

Hwy 69 (Riverside to CTH PB)

 

Hwy  78 (CTH A to Green County Line)

 

Hwy 78 (Hwy 14 to Hwy 19) NOW OPEN

 

CTH H (CTH A to Hwy 78)

 

CTH Z (Hwy 78 to CTH E) NOW OPEN

 

CTH J (Old Military Rd to CTH S)

 

CTH G (CTH J to Marsh Lane)

 

CTH PD (Shady Oaks to CTH J)

 

CTH Y (Mazomanie Village Limits)

 

CTH M (Fox Bluff Rd –Signature Dr)

 

 

High Water :

Hwy 19 (Hwy 12 to Hwy 78) DRIVABLE, ANTICIPATE  FULLY OPEN BY 4:00 PM

 

CTH F (CTH FF to Pleasant Valley Rd) DRIVABLE, ANTICIPATE  FULLY OPEN BY 4:00 PM

 

Detour:

 

A Detour has been set up in Sauk County detouring traffic from Hwy 14 to Hwy 60 to Hwy 12.

 

Slow, no wake orders are now in effect on Lakes Mendota, Monona, and Waubesa. Lakes saw significant rises in water levels overnight and will continue to rise in the coming days.

 

Private property owners with damage are being asked to call 2-1-1.

 

Businesses that have experienced flood damage are encouraged to contact their local unit of government to document those losses in preparation of a possible disaster assistance application.

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