Weekly Construction Update: Oct. 20-24

Posted: October 17, 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.
  • Final restoration work is ongoing along WIS 73 from US 12/18 south to the WIS 106 intersection.
  • The WIS 73 and WIS 106 intersection, just north of I-39/90, is OPEN to traffic. Minor restoration is underway at the intersection.
  • Initial paving on WIS 73 is complete from US 12/18 south to the WIS 106 intersection. WIS 73 will continue to paved next week, and then crews will move to side streets and driveways.
    • Please be alert for crews working in the area and drive with caution.
  • Message boards should be operational in the next few weeks. Locations:
    • Eastbound Beltline near Agriculture Drive (east of Stoughton Road)
    • South end of WIS 73, just north of the WIS 106 intersection

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.
  • Ongoing work on the bridge deck, along with grading operations for the new lanes of I-39/90 southbound.
  • 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

  • This work has been completed. Some final work will take place with minor traffic impacts.
  • 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. (Oct. 22-24)
  • Nightly single lane closure on I-39/90 southbound from the WIS 73/US 51 interchange to just south of the rest area along I-39/90 southbound (north of Janesville).
    • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Oct. 22-24)
  • 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.