The section of freeway shut down twice on Friday after more than three inches of rain fell in an hour in Glendale. The section of roadway has construction where they added a new storm drain over the weekend. However, it doesn’t appear it helped with the late night closure on Monday after more than four inches of rain fell in the area.
The positive sign from this flooding is it left nobody stranded. Wisconsin DOT says drivers heeded the warning, "turn around. don't drown."
"Very few people tried to push through the standing water," Mike Pyritz with Wisconsin DOT said. "People used discretion and caution. It's a message we tried to get out."
Wisconsin DOT is working to figure out how this happened.