Weekly Construction Update: August 18-22

Posted: August 15, 2014

Weekly construction updates include upcoming lane closures and traffic impacts for construction work related to the I-39/90 Expansion Project. Projects scheduled for 2014 include:

  • 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).
    • This section of work is substantially complete.
    • Work on the storm sewer placement and driveway culverts is wrapping up.
  • Middle section of WIS 73 (north of County B to just south of County A).
    • Asphalt removal is almost complete, and grading operations continue in this area.
    • By Saturday (Aug. 16), permanent roadway stone should be in place from Fadness Road south through Church Road.
    • Please drive with caution and be alert for crews working in this area.
  • The removal of the original box culvert will occur on Saturday (Aug. 16).
    • The roadway will be back to full width next week.
    • Note: The travel lane near box culvert work (about 1,500 feet north of County B) is narrow. Most vehicles and delivery trucks should be able to safely pass; however, large farm vehicles with implements may not be able to safely navigate this section of roadway.
  • WIS 73 will be paved in fall 2014.
  • The WIS 73 and WIS 106 intersection, just north of I-39/90, remains open to traffic until reconstruction starts in early September 2014.

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

  • Starting Monday night (Aug. 18), I-39/90 northbound traffic will be shifted toward the northbound widening at Siggelkow Road.
  • I-39/90 southbound traffic will be shifted to the crossovers at Siggelkow Road, starting Tuesday night (Aug. 19).
  • Late next week, crews will start to remove the old I-39/90 southbound bridge structure.
  • Nightly lane closure on I-39/90 northbound and southbound at Siggelkow Road.
    • 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 18-20)
  • 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 County M.
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Aug. 18-22)
  • 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. (Aug. 18-19) - Rock River bridges to south of the bridges
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 18-19) - Kennedy Road to WIS 26 off ramp
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 19-20) - WIS 26 off ramp to Milwaukee Street
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Aug. 20-21) - Just north of the WIS 73/US 51 interchange to south of the Rock River bridges
    • 9 p.m. - 7 a.m. (Aug. 21-22) - Kennedy Road to Milwaukee Street
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Aug. 22-23) - Just north of the WIS 73/US 51 interchange to south of the Rock River bridges
  • Nighttime I-39/90 southbound on and off ramp closures at the WIS 26 interchange.
    • 11 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 18-19)
    • 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. (Aug. 21-22)
    • Alternate routes are required.
  • Nighttime I-39/90 southbound on and off ramp closures at the US 14 interchange.
    • 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. (Aug. 19-20)
    • 12 a.m. - 6 a.m. (Aug. 21)
    • Alternate routes are required.
  • Nighttime I-39/90 southbound on and off ramp closures at the WIS 73/US 51 interchange.
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Aug. 20-21)
    • 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.