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7PM Thursday Update - Dane County Flooding

August 23, 2018
Stephanie Miller - 920-470-4618 Brent McHenry - 608-443-6096
County Executive

7 PM Thursday Update – Dane County Flooding


Dane County is under a state of emergency until further notice following this week’s record rainfall.  A number of local communities have issued similar declarations as the county and municipal resources continue their coordinated response to the flooding.



United Way 2-1-1

As of early afternoon, the United Way’s 2-1-1 reported receiving nearly 892 individual reports of private property damage from Dane County.  Please be sure to report damage as soon as possible.


Road Closures

Highway 14 is now open from Beltline to Deming Way.

Deming Way and Pleasant View section will open tomorrow by 9:00 a.m.

(other roads remain closed as reported below).


Red Cross Shelters

Two shelters established by the Red Cross yesterday will remain open tonight at the same locations – Mazomanie Elementary School and Madison West High School.


MARC – Multi-Agency Resource Center

There will be a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) open to help residents affected by the flooding. To extend and streamline assistance for dozens of people impacted by record-setting rainfall and flooding in western Dane County, numerous service agencies will gather at two Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs).  Residents impacted by the floods/rain damage are encouraged to visit one of these two sites on the following days/times for access to recovery resources:

Friday August 24th  1pm – 7pm

Mazomanie Elementary School – 314 Anne St.


Saturday August 25th 10am – 4pm

Blackhawk Church – 9620 Brader Way Middleton



Remaining Road Closures:

Hwy 14 bridge west of Black Earth approaches washed out


Hwy 14 (Beltline to Mazomanie)


Beltline Ramps closed at Greenway


Beltline Ramps closed at Hwy 14


CTH J (Old Military Rd to CTH S)


CTH G (CTH J to Marsh Lane)


Hwy 69 (Hwy 151 to CTH PB)



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.


Other Info:

Additional flooding is anticipated in the coming days along areas of Lakes Monona and Waubesa and eventually Kegonsa.  Lake levels downstream of this week’s rain have continued to rise. Sandbagging efforts are now underway in the City of Monona.  A number of properties may experience flooding over the next 24-72 hours. Unused sandbags from Mazomanie and Belleville have been moved to areas now at risk of flooding.  Slow, no wake orders remain in effect until further notice for Lakes Mendota, Monona, Kegonsa and Waubesa.





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