Weekly Construction Update: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3

Posted: September 26, 2014

Weekly construction updates include upcoming lane closures and traffic impacts for construction work related to the I-39/90 Expansion Project, which are:

  • WIS 73 reconstruction, from I-39/90 north to US 12/18 near Cambridge and Deerfield;
  • Reconstruction of the I-39/90 southbound bridge over Siggelkow Road (south of the US 12/18 interchange); and
  • Pavement repairs on I-39/90 from Milwaukee Street in Janesville to just north of the WIS 73/US 51 interchange in Dane County.

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Note:

  • All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.
  • Please be alert for crews working in the area and drive with caution through the work zones.

WIS 73 reconstructionproject website
Interstate 39/90 north to US 12/18 near Cambridge and Deerfield

  • WIS 73 is CLOSED to through traffic until November 2014. WIS 73 remains open for local traffic.
    • Access to area businesses along WIS 73 to remain open.
    • Alternate routes required for through travelers. Signed detour route: I-39/90 and US 12/18.
  • Northern section of WIS 73 (just north of County B to south of US 12/18).
    • Final restoration work is ongoing.
  • Middle section of WIS 73 (north of County B to just south of County A).
    • Topsoil placement and restoration work is underway.
  • Southern section of WIS 73 (County A to north of WIS 106).
    • Placement of permanent roadway stone throughout the project is scheduled to be complete by Monday (Sept. 29).
    • Storm sewer work is anticipated to be complete this week.
  • The WIS 73 and WIS 106 intersection, just north of I-39/90, is CLOSED to through traffic until mid-October 2014.
    • The intersection remains open for local traffic and access to area businesses.
    • Asphalt removal in the intersection is complete and grading operations are almost complete.
  • Paving on WIS 73 will tentatively start in late September/early October 2014 (weather dependent and subject to change).
  • Installation of message boards is scheduled for next week on the eastbound Beltline near Agriculture Drive (east of Stoughton Road) and at the south end of WIS 73.

I-39/90 southbound bridge over Siggelkow Road
Located just south of the US 12/18 (Beltline) interchange near Madison

  • TRAFFIC SHIFT: All four lanes of I-39/90 are shifted onto the northbound side at Siggelkow Road.
    • Work zone speed limit is reduced to 55 mph. Drive with caution through this area.
  • Crews completed the pier columns for the new structure, finished the south abutment (or wall), and formed the north abutment.
  • Concrete pavement removal will continue next week on previous lanes of I-39/90 southbound (within the work zone).
  • No lane closures are anticipated in this area next week.
  • Two lanes to remain open to traffic on I-39/90 (in each direction) during daytime hours.
  • Siggelkow Road is CLOSED at I-39/90 until November 2014.
    • Traffic on Siggelkow Road is not permitted to travel under I-39/90. Alternate routes are required.

Pavement repairs on I-39/90 from Janesville to Edgerton
Milwaukee St. in Janesville to just north of the WIS 73/US 51 interchange in Dane County

  • Work continues on pavement repairs, shoulder repairs, and resurfacing of I-39/90 northbound and southbound.
  • Nightly single lane closure on I-39/90 northbound from Milwaukee Street to the US 14 interchange.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Sept. 29-Oct. 1)
  • Nightly single lane closure on I-39/90 northbound from north of the WIS 26 interchange in Janesville to just north of the WIS 59 interchange.
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Sept. 29-Oct. 1)
  • Nightly single lane closure on I-39/90 southbound at various locations within these project limits (Edgerton to Janesville).
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Sept. 29-Oct. 1) - Just north of the WIS 73/US 51 interchange to south of the Rock River bridges
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Sept. 29-Oct. 3) - Just south of the rest area along I-39/90 southbound (north of Janesville) to Milwaukee Street in Janesville
  • Minor delays may occur during these lane closures.
  • Two lanes to remain open to traffic on I-39/90 (in each direction) during daytime hours.