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Road damaged after beavers build dam in western Upper Peninsula

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Posted at 1:39 PM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-30 13:39:51-04

A road in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is going to be closed for about a week after beavers built a dam which plugged up a culvert along the road.

According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Cassidy Creek Rd., located about 5 miles northeast of Norway in Dickson County, will be closed until the middle of next week.

The DNR said the beavers plugged up a culvert on the road which damaged it. There are no re-routes available around the area, the DNR said.