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Storm Damage & Accident Reports

Post Date:09/22/2016 9:15 AM
Storm Damage and Accident Reports from September 21, 2016


The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department along with the Chippewa County Highway Department is currently closing State Hwy 29 west bound traffic from State Hwy 27 (Village of Cadott)west bound traffic.  West bound traffic will be detoured onto State Hwy 27, north to CTH S, west to State Hwy 178 and then south.

East bound traffic on State Hwy 29 from CTH J (Town of Lafayette) just east of the Seymour Cray by-pass, may also be detoured depending on the water levels. Notification will be sent out in event east bound traffic is detoured.

Sheriff James L Kowalczyk

Reported Washouts and/or Closures:
Hwy MM west of Hwy 27 washed out to 250th St. (Town of Sigel) ROAD CLOSED 9/22/16
Hwy F from Hwy X to Hwy N  (Town of Wheaton)         ROAD CLOSED 9/22/16
Hwy X [Maple St.] from Hwy NN to Hwy H (Stanley)         ROAD CLOSED 9/22/16
25th Avenue west of Hwy P  (Town of Hallie)             ROAD CLOSED 9/22/16
Hwy UN south of 15th Avenue (Town of Hallie)          ROAD CLOSED 9/22/16
240th St. at 115th Ave.  (Town of Arthur)              ROAD CLOSED 9/22/16
20th Avenue from 210th St. to Hwy K  (Town of Lafayette)     ROAD CLOSED 9/22/16
300th St. north of Hwy 29 (Town of Delmar)             UNCONFIRMED
10 feet of CN RR track was washed out near Stanley        CLOSED 9/22/16

Vehicle Accidents:
28716 70th Avenue, Boyd –vehicle in washout
30th Ave. west of 220th St. –10-50
Hwy OO--Car off road
120th St. south of 115th Ave. –vehicle slide in
Hwy SS and 64—slide in

Water Over Road (overnight):
County Hwy S east of Hwy 53 (at Tractor Central)
Hwy X and 80th Avenue
Hwy H on north side of Stanley
First St. from Wells to State Street in Chippewa Falls
700 Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls
Woodward St., Chippewa Falls
Pine Needle Dr. north of 1st Ave., Chippewa Falls

Fire Response:
313 Summit Avenue, Chippewa Falls
104 Duncan St., Chippewa Falls
Two lightning strikes in Cadott
8841 320th St. (South of Hwy O) --fully engulfed barn.

Transformer blew along Hwy NN south of Hwy 29—fire
Signal lights out at Seymour Cray and Hwy 29
Two residents evacuated on East First Avenue in Stanley
45th Ave. and 250th St.--Disabled Vehicle between washouts
8020 223rd St. –water in basements in neighborhood
Hail in Southwest part of county to Albertville 1-inch+ size

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