I-39/90 Expansion Project

Illinois state line to Madison, Dane and Rock Counties

Weekly Construction Update: June 26-30

Posted: June 23, 2017

All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.

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NOTE: Next week Monday through Friday (8 p.m. to 5 a.m.), nightly single lane closures are planned on I-39/90 northbound and southbound in the following work zones, unless noted otherwise. Minor delays may occur during these lane closures.

Two lanes remain open to traffic on I-39/90 (in each direction) during daytime hours.

County AB bridge replacement over I-39/90, south of Madison

  • View County AB bridge operations.
    • Crews continue to work on the north and south abutments along with the MSE walls.
    • Girders to be set over I-39/90 on Monday and Tuesday nights – weather dependent.
    • Work underway on new County AB.
    • Minor noise from activities is expected throughout the week.
  • Nighttime periodic slowdowns on I-39/90 in this area as crews set girders over the Interstate.
    • 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Monday through Wednesday (June 26-28)
    • Southbound on Monday night; northbound on Tuesday night.
  • County AB over I-39/90 is CLOSED to all traffic until early September 2017.
    • Alternate routes are required. Signed detour route: US 12/18, County N and County MN.

Temporary widening on I-39/90 southbound, Madison to Edgerton
County AB to East Church Road, north of US 51 interchange

  • View temporary widening activities.
    • Excavation, saw cutting and stone placement underway along I-39/90 shoulders. Be alert for shoulder closures in this area.
    • Work began on County W bridge widening. Piling anticipated to start in next day or so.
    • Lane shifts on I-39/90 southbound between Church Street and County B.
  • County W under I-39/90 is CLOSED until mid-September 2017. Alternate routes are required; follow the posted detour.
  • Drotning Road under I-39/90 to be CLOSED starting Wednesday, July 5 until mid-September 2017. Alternate local routes are required.

I-39/90 and County N interchange (Exit 147), north of Stoughton

  • View County N interchange operations:
    • Flagging operations will occur periodically on County N near the Interstate. Drive with caution through this area.
    • Temporary ramps open from I-39/90 northbound to County N, and County N to I-39/90 southbound. Pay attention for these ramp location changes.
    • Traffic shifts on County N, between Koshkonong Road and I-39/90. One lane remains open in each direction; be alert for these lane shifts.
    • Crews continue to work on the MSE wall for the south abutment of the new County N bridge over I-39/90. Piling underway for north abutment; MSE wall construction to start next week.
  • County N is CLOSED to all traffic, between the Interstate 39/90 northbound ramps and Rinden Road, near the township of Pleasant Springs.
    • Alternate local routes are required. Signed detour route: I-39/90, US 12/18 and County N.
    • This section of highway is anticipated to reopen in fall 2017.
  • The County N and Rinden Road intersection is CLOSED until early August 2017. Alternate local routes are required.
    • Access maintained to all properties within this closure.

I-39/90 (Dane/Rock County line to E. Church Road) and US 51 interchange, east of Stoughton

  • Nightly ramp closures to and from I-39/90 northbound at the WIS 73/US 51 interchange (Exit 160).
    • 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Monday through Friday (June 26-30)
    • Alternate routes are required.
  • View construction operations:
    • North abutment to be poured next week for I-39/90 northbound bridge over Lake Drive Road.
    • Girders set for northbound Interstate bridge over Saunders Creek. Deck work underway.
    • Girders placed at US 51 interchange with deck work to follow.
    • North abutment to be poured next week for northbound Interstate bridge at East Church Road.
    • Grading operations underway on the old lanes of northbound Interstate, from Edgerton Road to the US 51 interchange. Placing aggregate in this area. Grading began between Lake Drive Road and WIS 73.
    • Installation of storm sewer and culvert pipes nearly complete within these limits.
  • All I-39/90 traffic shifted onto southbound side of Interstate, between the Dane/Rock County line to East Church Road, north of the US 51 interchange (Stoughton Exit 156).
    • Two lanes remain open in each direction, separated by a median barrier wall. Be alert for crossovers in this area, and please stay in your lane!
    • Northbound ramps CLOSED at the US 51 interchange (Stoughton Exit 156).
      • The northbound off ramp is expected to reopen in early August 2017, while the northbound on ramp will remain CLOSED until mid-November 2017.
      • Alternate routes required during these ramp closures. Signed detour route: Travel north to the County N interchange (Exit 147) to travel south on the Interstate to access US 51.
    • The southbound Interstate on and off ramps at Stoughton Exit 156 remain open during construction with periodic nighttime ramp closures.
  • Local roads under I-39/90 to be CLOSED until mid-November 2017.
    • Lake Drive Road under Interstate 39/90 near Edgerton, and East Church Road under I-39/90, near the town of Christiana.
    • Emergency access to be provided to police, fire and EMS.

I-39/90 and WIS 59 interchange and Rock River bridges, near Edgerton and Newville

  • I-39/90 northbound traffic shifted onto the new concrete lanes and bridge over the Rock River.
    • Be alert for lane shifts and slow down – reduced speed limit of 60 mph.
    • Traffic shift for I-39/90 southbound in this area to start in early July. More information to be provided next week.
  • Northbound Interstate traffic crossover to southbound side at Dane/Rock County line, north of the WIS 59 interchange.
    • Be alert and please stay in your lane!
  • Interstate and Rock River bridge operations: Download the Rock River Bridge, Boater Navigation Guide!
    • Navigational buoys to be placed in river under I-39/90. Boaters should slow down (this area is no wake), and be alert for construction crews and work taking place.
    • The northbound bridge is completed with the exception of minor finishing details and staining.
    • Concrete paving operations of I-39/90 northbound completed. Work on the median will continue next week, with shouldering, temporary barrier wall, pavement marking and signing.
    • Culvert pipe repairs to occur East Richardson Springs Road from June 27 to July 5. No work operations over Fourth of July weekend.
  • Ellendale Road under I-39/90 along the Rock River remains OPEN to all traffic.
    • Flagging operations will occur periodically on Ellendale Road as crews unload trucks and reach material stored along the road.
  • WIS 59 interchange activities:
    • Landscaping and restoration efforts ongoing at the WIS 59 interchange (weather permitting). Be alert for crews and equipment in the interchange area.
  • Access remains open to area businesses and neighborhoods. Please continue to patronize area businesses in the project area!

Manogue Road bridge replacement over I-39/90, north of Janesville

  • View Manogue Road bridge operations.
    • Crews to continue work on the west abutment for the new bridge. Some work to occur on east abutment construction.
    • Some landscaping and restoration to occur early next week.
    • Work to start for the new median bridge pier. Piling to occur next week.
    • Minor noise from activities is expected throughout the week.
  • Manogue Road over I-39/90 CLOSED to all traffic until early September 2017.
    • Alternate local routes are required.

Temporary widening of I-39/90 southbound, near Beloit
Between the County S (Shopiere Road) interchange and the Illinois state line

  • View temporary widening activities, near Beloit.
    • Nighttime shoulder work underway along I-39/90 southbound, from County S toward Stateline Road.
    • Paving operations to start in the next week or so.
  • Traffic shifted on I-39/90 southbound from the County S interchange to the Illinois state line. Please be alert and stay in your lane!

Hart Road bridge girder repairs, near Beloit

  • View Hart Road bridge repair activities:
    • The bridge deck and parapet wall are completed. Fiber wrap of interior girders under deck.
    • Crews to begin epoxy overlay on Hart Road deck.
    • Be alert for crews and equipment in this area.
  • Hart Road to remain open to local traffic. Be alert for crews and equipment in the area.
    • Hart Road to be CLOSED from Friday (June 30) to Sunday (July 2) for epoxy overlay – weather dependent. Alternate local routes required.

Stateline Road bridge replacement over I-39/90, near Beloit

  • Nighttime ramp closure from I-39/90 southbound to IL 75 in South Beloit.
    • 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Wednesday night, June 28)
    • Alternate routes are required; follow the signed detour route.
  • Nighttime ramp closure from IL 75 in South Beloit to I-39/90 northbound.
    • 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Thursday night, June 29)
    • Alternate routes are required; follow the signed detour route.
  • View Stateline Road bridge operations.
    • Crews to complete the west abutment next week. Girders to be set on Wednesday and Thursday nights.
    • Traffic shifts in place at the Wisconsin state line. Be alert for lane changes in this area!
  • Stateline Road over I-39/90 CLOSED to all traffic until mid-August 2017. Alternate local routes are required.