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Roads, bridges sustain $2.75 million in flood damage

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Pierce and St. Croix county officials report that Aug. 10-11 flooding did almost $2.75 million worth of damage to public infrastructure in the two counties.


But the area-wide damage from that single "storm event" may not be enough to meet state and federal guidelines for disaster relief.

As of Aug. 20, public sector damage in Pierce County totaled $1,548,500, said Emergency Management Director Gary Brown.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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