ROTHSCHILD, Wis. (WSAW) All lanes of Business 51 in Rothschild near Military Road are back open after they were closed because of flooding.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said there are still orange barrels on the white lines because water levels are still high off to the sides of the road.
Business 51 was closed after the Wisconsin River overflowed its banks.
As of Thursday night, Its peak flow was nearly 21 million gallons a second. On Monday, it was just 4 million gallons. To give you even more context, a little more than 5 times the amount of water was coming through and it was so much it could fill nearly 32 Olympic-sized pools every second.
The river crested at just more than 29 feet.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation released a notification just before 11:20 a.m. Thursday.