(HUBBELL, MI.)–Just as the work was completed after the Father’s Day storm, several more inches of rain washout the area in Houghton County. It was approximately 5 a.m. this morning when a lightning strike signaled the beginning of another storm began with the flooding of M-26.
Many places work crews patched over the past several weeks were again washed and culverts were washed onto caused by culverts not cleaned out. That caused culvert damage and erosion of the roadway. M-26 from Mason to Dollar Bay suffering much the same damage. Those interested in helping should contact the Volunteer Resource Center in the Copper Country Mall in Houghton at 906-233-6621. At least three inches of rain fell in parts of the Keweenaw Peninsula this morning, causing flooding in the same areas devastated by the earlier flooding. M-26 was closed between Tamarack City and the north end of Hubbell, where water was over the road. People who need to access Hubbell have to travel through Calumet and Lake Linden.