As of 7:00 a.m. heavy flooding has been reported along the Chocolay River in Marquette County impacting residents and closing roads. The following roads have been impacted by the flooding:
- US-41 is closed between Heidtman Rd. and Yalmer Rd. Southbound US-41 traffic is being routed down County Road 480. Northbound US-41 traffic is being routed onto M-94 East.
- M-94 between County Road 545 and Engman Lake Rd is completely closed.
- Green Garden Rd. is closed.
- Magnum Rd. is closed.
Motorists are advised to limit travel in this area if possible until conditions improve and the roads can be re-opened.
State Police from the Negaunee Post, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement as well as firefighters and EMS personnel are working to assist residents to safety and assist in traffic control. Please be aware of rapidly changing road and weather conditions and monitor radio and television broadcasts for further updates.