FRIDAY, 8/26/2022, 6:28 p.m.

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has given an update regarding the utility emergency that shut down a portion of WIS 76 in Outagamie County.

According to WisDOT, all lanes have reopened and the utility emergency is over. There is still no word on what exactly caused the utility emergency.

NOW: Utility emergency shuts down WIS 76 in Outagamie County

FRIDAY, 8/26/2022, 3:25 p.m.

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is reporting a utility emergency on WIS 76 for both north and southbound traffic.

According to WisDOT, the utility emergency on WIS 76 is at County M and happened around 2:15 p.m. As a result, all lanes on WIS 76 are closed at this time. There is no word on what exactly caused the utility emergency.

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The Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene and handling the incident. WisDOT is expecting the emergency to take over two hours to clear.

WisDOT asks that northbound Highway 76 traffic to head east on Highway 54, go north on Highway 187 to County F, take County F West to County M, and then southbound on County M back to Highway 76 as a detour. Southbound traffic would use the reverse.

Local 5 News will update this should any further details become available.