Seal of Dane County County of Dane
County Executive's Office

7 AM Monday Update – Dane County Flooding

August 27, 2018
Stephanie Miller 920-470-4618
County Executive




United Way 2-1-1 – DAMAGE REPORTING

  • As of today, the United Way’s 2-1-1 reported receiving more than 1241 individual reports of private property damage from Dane County. Please be sure to report damage as soon as possible.


  • Other agencies are collecting damage assessments, but 2-1-1 reporting is essential. – REPORTING IS AVAILABLE BY PHONE OR ONLINE


  • Many communities have limited reports on file.These are essential for additional assistance.


Red Cross Shelters

  • Madison West High School (STILL OPEN)


Reopened Roads

  • Hwy 14 (Middleton to Cross Plains) – NOW OPEN


Remaining Road Closures & Detours

  • Hwy 14 bridge west of Black Earth approaches washed out

  • CTH J (Old Military Rd to CTH S)

  • CTH G (CTH J to Marsh Lane)

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

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


Lake Access / Slow – No Wake

  • Due to increasing lake levels and substantial amounts of floating debris, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office is requesting boaters to avoid Dane County lakes over the weekend.A strict slow – no wake restriction is in effect.


Want to Volunteer?

  • We are requesting that volunteers not self-dispatch to locations. Sign-up to volunteer at


Want to Donate?

  • Do not bring unsolicited items to municipalities. Consider a donation to the Red Cross, so that resources can be appropriately distributed where needed.