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UDPATE; Houston County roads opening again after flooding

Posted: Updated: June 23, 2013 5:50 PM

HOUSTON COUNTY, Minnesota (WXOW) -- According to a news release from the Minnesota DOT, Highway 16 in between Houston and Hokah is now open. 

The road had been closed since 10 a.m. but was reopened at 4:15 p.m. 

Highway 76 between Caledonia and Houston is open for traffic again.  It had been closed due to high water by the Yucatan bridge.


HOUSTON COUNTY, Minnesota (WXOW) – Houston County Sheriff's Department has closed parts of eight county roads due to flooding after the Saturday night/Sunday morning storm.

 As of 11 a.m., the following county roads are closed:

  • County Road 4 closed by Rooster Valley
  • County Road 5 closed by New Albin, Iowa
  • County Road 10 closed in the Sheldon Township area
  • County Road 12 closed in the valley up toward County 11
  • County Road 15 closed by the Fillmore County line
  • County Road 25 closed between State 16 and County 21
  • County Road 27 closed west of Bangs Road
  • County Road 31 closed from County 5 to County 2

State Road 16 just east of Houston and State Road 76 south of Houston are also closed for major water damage.

The sheriff's department advises travelers to stay home.

Stay with www.wxow.com for updates. 

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