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Wolf Run Trail reconstruction begins

 

October 25, 2018

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This section of Wolf Run Trail, just east of Mazomanie, runs along side Black Earth Creek under the railroad bridge. It completely washed awy in August's floods.

Work is underway to repair flood damage to the US Highway 14 viaduct here and allow reopening of Wolf Run Trail by year's end.

Historic rainfall and flooding in the Black Earth Creek valley in August damaged the overpass and washed out the popular recreational trail under the bridge that spans the creek on the east side of Mazomanie.

Under a $683,050 emergency contract, Wisconsin Department of Transportation contractors are adding protection to one of the bridge piers and restoring the sloped embankment under the structure, along with the retaining wall and the stretch of trail washed away...



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