Bliss Road Status: Some Drilling Required
Big bulldozers and giant, gravel-hauling trucks aren't hurrying to Bliss Road in La Crosse. Not quite yet. First, a firm has been contracted to drill for soil samples at the site of the latest washout of the road that climbs from the city floor to the top of Grandad Bluff. The city's Public Works department says the soil cores are needed to evaluate the quality of what's underneath the section of road at the washout. And that has to happen prior to any repair getting started. Bliss washed out after a heavy rain just over a week ago. It remains closed and will likely be that way for at least a few more weeks.