Excessive Heat Caused Pavement Blowout on Highway

By KBJR News 1

Credit: Ashland County Highway Dept.

Excessive Heat Caused Pavement Blowout on Highway

July 4, 2011 Updated Oct 16, 2013 at 4:27 AM CDT

Ashland Co., WI (Northland's NewsCenter) - The hot temperatures Monday caused a mess along Highway 2 near Ashland.

The county highway department says the pavement temps reached roughly 130 degrees.

Crews were forced to close the West bound, inside lane of traffic for about 3 and a half hours in order to make the fix.

Written for the web by Kevin Jacobsen
kjacobsen@northlandsnewscenter.com
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