SPARTA, Wisconsin (WXOW) - An accident on Highway 27 just north of Sparta is affecting school bus routes as students are released this afternoon.
The accident, at the intersection of Highway 27 and Hardware Road, is expected to take several hours to get cleaned up. Both northbound and southbound lanes are closed due to the accident.
According to the Sparta School District, at least three routes-2, 23, and 31-are directly impacted by the road closure. The district said in a release that other routes may be affected due to bus transfers and detoured traffic.
The district is anticipating increased traffic near Meadowview Schools, Lawrence Lawson, and the high school around dismissal times.
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