Marquette County Road 510 washout among damage after heavy rain
NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Significant rain Thursday evening led to washouts in western Marquette County.
A viewer’s photo shared Thursday showed Marquette County Road 510 is impassable in Negaunee Township at the Noquemanon 510 Trailhead, about two miles north of where the blacktop ends.
The Marquette County Road Commission has closed CR 510 from the end of the blacktop in Negaunee Township north to the Red Road (CR GGT) until further notice. For further information, call the road commission at 906-486-4491.
Drivers can also expect delays Friday on CR 550, between Marquette and Big Bay. Because of flooding damage, the road commission has closed one lane of CR 550 near Wetmore Landing. A temporary traffic signal is in place. Harlow Lake Road is also closed.
The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township recorded 1.62 inches of rain Thursday after strong thunderstorms around 5:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
In Ishpeming, standing and rushing rainwater took a toll on several city streets.
The road near the intersection of Ely and 1st streets was crumbling Thursday evening, with crews leaving orange cones to block off spots that are structurally unstable. City crews also said an area near Jasper and Bluff streets was seeing similar damage.
This story will be updated as more information is released.
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