2018 Flood

Flood Summary

Recent heavy rains across northern Wisconsin have caused flash flooding leading to road closures. Road conditions may continue to change. Please check back for updates.

***To Report Personal or Private Damages***

If you have experienced damage to personal property – homes, vehicle, driveway, etc. – please call 2-1-1. They will be gathering information and attempting to match needs to resources.

-- Updated 4:54 pm, September 6, 2018 -- 

(PLEASE NOTE: There are still many roads with loose gravel fills, patches, shoulders eroded, and areas being repaired.  Please drive carefully around these areas and SLOW DOWN when driving through areas of road construction.)

View the new Road Closures Map. This map shows the road Sections that are currently closed. 

US, State and County Highway Road Closures

  • US Hwy. 2 NOW OPEN

Town Road Closures


  • Sand Point Rd. (Closed 2 mi north of 13 to end)


  • Corner of Bark Point Rd at the west end of Herbster Beach


  • Warner Rd: closed
  • Rocky Run Rd: closed
  • Boat Landing is closed until further notice.


  • Cisco Lake Rd
  • Reynard Lake Rd
  • A portion of Mulligan Creek Rd
  • A portion of FR 297
  • A portion of Pigeon Lake Rd
  • Horse Pasture Grade Rd
  • Star Lake Rd
  • FR 1855
  • FR 801
  • Burgson Rd
  • 36 Rd
  • Deer Lick Lake Rd
  • W Horseshoe Lake Rd

Grand View

  • N Sweden Rd (washouts, culverts)
  • S Sweden Rd


  • Puscarich Rd


  • FR 425
  • Kallgren Rd
  • Pritash Rd
  • Selke Rd

Port Wing

  • Flagg River Rd is closed in between Peppermint Dr and White Birch Rd

Businesses Are Open

Businesses are still generally open, but it's still a good idea to check before traveling. There are minimal travel restrictions north of Highway 2.


Beach sampling has ended as of Labor Day weekend.


ATV Trails on Bayfield County Land are open again as of 6/22/2018. Trails are passable but we advise riders to use caution as there are some small washouts and conditions can change, particularly if we get more rainfall. A map of ATV Trail Closures is posted here: ATV Trails - Bayfield County

Visit the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest site for details on closures in the Forest.

Tri-County Corridor is NOW OPEN; there are still several areas on the eastern end that require attention but known hazards have been identified and marked. Use caution when approaching ribbons, barricades, and cones.

Please use caution and pay attention to the fact that there is increased traffic on some roads where traffic is being re-routed temporarily. County Hwy G is a long term re-route for US Hwy 2 and should be avoided by bicyclists until it is no longer being used to re-route heavy traffic.

Closures in Neighboring Counties

Conditions for travel in other counties is also restricted. Please check for the latest road closures and travel alerts at 511 Wisconsin.

Other helpful websites for road closures:

For questions between 8am-4pm, call (715) 373-6113.