Weekly Construction Update: Sept. 15-19

Posted: September 12, 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).
    • Permanent roadway stone is in place from Fadness Road south to Maple Grove Road.
    • Storm sewer work continues in the area.
  • Southern section of WIS 73 (County A to north of WIS 106).
    • Asphalt removal is completed from County A to just south of Craig Road, and will continue farther south next week.
    • Grading operations continue in the Craig Road area where WIS 73 has a new alignment, south of Craig Road.
    • Please drive with caution and be alert for crews working in this area.
  • Starting Wednesday (Sept. 17), the WIS 73 and WIS 106 intersection, just north of I-39/90, will be CLOSED to through traffic until mid-October 2014.
    • The intersection will remain open for local traffic and access to area businesses.
    • Note: Intersection construction is weather dependent and subject to change.
  • Paving on WIS 73 will tentatively start in late September 2014 (weather dependent and subject to change).
  • Construction and installation of message boards is underway 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.
  • Grading operations continue for the new bridge. Work is ongoing on the south abutment (or wall) for the new bridge structure.
  • 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 Manogue Road to the Rock River bridges.
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Sept. 17-19)
  • Nightly single lane closure on I-39/90 southbound at various locations within these project limits (Edgerton to Janesville).
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Sept. 15-16) - Just north of WIS 26 to Milwaukee Street
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Sept. 16-17) - Rock River bridges to County M
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Sept. 17-18) - County M to just north of WIS 26
  • Nighttime I-39/90 southbound on and off ramp closures at the WIS 26 interchange.
    • 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. (Sept. 15)
    • Alternate routes are required.
  • Delays are anticipated during these lane closures. Alternate routes are encouraged.
  • Two lanes to remain open to traffic on I-39/90 (in each direction) during daytime hours.