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Closings in Plover due to flooding and power outageSubmitted: 03/15/2019
Closings in Plover due to flooding and power outage
Angela Kim
Angela Kim
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akim@wjfw.com

PLOVER - Plover saw a surge of meltwater and storm water that began Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m. 

It flooded many roads in the area, including State Highway 54. 


According to Daniel R. Mahoney, Plover's Village Administrator, several roads have been closed because of the floodwater, like the intersection of STH54/Post Road/County Highway B. 

A detour route for STH 54 has been established for drivers and is clearly marked. People that are traveling are asked to follow markings in the roads that establish the detour routes, as well as avoid any streets with standing water. 

Streets that are still covered in water are considered dangerous. Potholes, open sanitary sewer manholes, and deep water could be risks for drivers that drive through roads with standing water. 

Ascension Medical Group Plover Clinic and Urgent Care also closed today due to a power outage that was caused by the flooding. 

Additional updates will be provided as more information is released. 


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