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VIDEO: Snow plows used to clear flood along I-94 in Waukesha

Closures are expected to last until "early afternoon" on Monday, according to WisDOT.
Posted at 5:52 AM, Sep 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-12 16:33:20-04

WAUKESHA, Wis.  — Both east and westbound lanes of I-94 near County SS in Waukesha closed because of flooding Monday morning.

That's according to WisDOT. The Waukesha County Highway Department responded to the incident.

Waukesha County officials tell TMJ4 News that plows were used to move the water to different catch basins. Pumps were on at the scene to help clear the remaining water. Officials described it as fighting an uphill battle.
I-94 has since reopened.

Read WisDOT's full statement below:

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is advising motorists that westbound traffic on I-94 will be routed onto WIS 16 to allow for water removal operations to take place.Crews will be pumping water from the eastbound lanes across the westbound lanes of I-94 to the drainage ditch. The operations are anticipated to last until early afternoon.West bound traffic will be routed onto WIS 16 and is asked to consider using WIS 83 or WIS 67 to reconnect with the westbound lanes of I-94.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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