Highway 51 closed in both directions near Janesville

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JANESVILLE, Wis. — All lanes in both directions of Highway 51 in Rock County are shut down as crews work to recover a semi, according to an alert from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

The road is blocked between Driftwood Drive and Happy Hollow Road in Janesville.

Southbound traffic can take Driftwood Drive south to Happy Hollow Road south back to Highway 51. Northbound traffic can take Happy Hollow Road north to Driftwood Drive back to Highway 51.

Traffic could be impacted by the closure.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is handling this situation.