Road Buckling Snarls Traffic, Causes Accident

7/21/11 – Pavement buckling snarled traffic on Highway 151 during the peak of yesterday’s record-setting heat. In Columbia County, both northbound lanes were diverted onto the Highway 16-60 bypass near Columbus beginning around 4pm. The Wisconsin State Patrol says the scene was cleared at 9:20pm. In Dodge County, both of the southbound lanes near County Highway B experienced road blow-outs and motorists had to use the shoulder until 8:40pm. There was also minor road buckling on Highway 33 and 26 in the Town of Oak Grove. There were no injuries reported in a four-car accident at the intersection around 3pm.