WEDNESDAY, 8/3/222, 4:34 p.m.

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has given an update on the dump truck that hit an overpass on I-41 in Outagamie County.

According to a release, the Rose Hill Road Overpass (Highway CC) will be closed indefinitely while bridge engineers continue to assess the damage due to the dump truck. I-41 for traffic heading south is open at this time.

A re-opening time for the overpass has not been established at this time and motorists are being asked to plan extra travel time while the bridge remains inoperable.

Local 5 News will update this when more information is made available.

Dump truck hit overpass on I-41 in Kaukauna, lanes will remain closed for ‘several hours’

WEDNESDAY 8/3/2022 – 1:15 p.m.

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WFRV) – Details have been released about what is causing the road closures on I-41 southbound near WIS 55 in Kaukauna.

According to the Vandenbroek Fire Department, a dump truck crashed into the overpass of Rose Hill Road.

Both the overpass of Highway CC and southbound lanes on I-41 near WIS 55 will remain closed until bridge engineers complete the damage assessment. WisDot states that there is a full closure between Freedom Road and WIS 55 because of the incident.

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This is the second commercial vehicle to crash into the Rose Hill Road overpass since June 14.

WisDOT has provided an alternate route for any travelers heading that way. I-41 southbound traffic should take WIS 55/Delanglade Street to County OO/Hyland Ave, to WIS 441, and then back onto I-41.

Local 5 will continue to provide updates to this story when more information is released.

UPDATED STORY: I-41 SB will remain closed for ‘several hours’ due to incident near WIS 55 in Kaukauna

WEDNESDAY 8/3/2022 – 12:17 p.m.

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WFRV) – Another update has been provided on the incident that has all lanes closed on I-41 near WIS 55.

According to the Fox Valley Metro Police department, the northbound I-41 lanes have reopened as of noon. The southbound lanes, however, will remain closed for ‘several hours.’

Local 5 will continue to provide updates to this story when more information is released.

UPDATED STORY: All lanes blocked on I-41 between Freedom Road and WIS 55 near Kaukauna

WEDNESDAY 8/3/2022 – 11:55 a.m.

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WFRV) – WisDOT has provided an update on the incident on I-41 southbound near WIS 55.

Officials say there is now a full closure of I-41 between Freedom Road and WIS 55.

All lanes are now blocked in both directions.

Local 5 will update this story when more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL STORY: All lanes blocked on I-41 southbound near Kaukauna

WEDNESDAY, 8/3/2022 – 11:36 a.m.

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WFRV) – According to WisDOT, due to an incident on I-41 southbound near WIS 55, there is a full lane closure.

Officials say that the incident occurred at the County N/Freedom Road location on I-41.

The Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office is responding and estimates that it will take roughly 2 hours to clear.

Local 5 will update this story when more information becomes available.