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County Executive's Office

7 AM Friday Update – Dane County Flooding

August 24, 2018
Stephanie Miller 920-470-4618
County Executive

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.


Dane County has launched a website to help keep residents and municipalities up to date and keep all resources in one spot:

It contains road closures, weather updates, resources for those affected by flooding. You can also easily go to the website by going to Dane County’s homepage.


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


The following roads remain closed as of 6:00 am:


***CTH M in the City of Middleton –between Old Creek Rd to Branch Rd


CTH JG a .1 mile north of Overland Rd is down to one lane NOW OPEN


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


Hwy 14 bridge west of Black Earth approaches washed out


***Hwy 14 (Deming Way to Mazomanie) STILL CLOSED  Hwy 14 (Beltline to Deming Way) NOW OPEN


CTH KP (Cross Plains to Mazomanie) NOW OPEN


Hwy F (Hwy 19-Hwy 14)NOW OPEN


Beltline Ramps closed at Greenway


***Beltline Ramps NOW OPEN at Hwy 14 to Deming Way


 Hwy 69 (Hwy 151 to CTH PB) STILL CLOSED  Hwy 69 (CTH PB to CTH A) NOW OPEN


Hwy  78 (CTH A to Green County Line)NOW OPEN


Hwy 78 (Hwy 14 to Hwy 19) NOW OPEN


CTH H (CTH A to Hwy 78) NOW OPEN


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) NOW OPEN


CTH Y (Mazomanie Village Limits)


 High Water only Road is OPEN:

Hwy 19 (Hwy 12 to Hwy 78) NO HIGH WATER


CTH F (CTH FF to Pleasant Valley Rd) NO HIGH WATER




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.