Federal transportation officials have released about $4 million in
emergency funding to help repair flood-damaged roads in northern
relief funds come from the Federal Highway Administration.
Flooding this month washed out sections of major highways in
northern Wisconsin. Some may be closed for weeks or months,
including parts of Highway 63 in Bayfield County, Highway 13 in
Ashland County and Highway 35 in Burnett County.
funds are for short-term repairs. Infrastructure damage alone is
estimated at more than $15 million.