US 51, Marathon County U Bridge

 Wausau

Schedule and Traffic Impacts

Page last updated: Sept. 16, 2022

Anticipated work scheduled: 

  • County U bridge
    • Crews will place steel reinforcement and begin to pour the deck.

Traffic Impacts: During construction, north- and southbound US 51 will remain open to traffic, but motorists might encounter periodic single-lane closures.

  • Southbound US 51 will be reduced to one lane from Decator Drive to County U from 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19 to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23.
  • The on-ramp from County K to southbound US 51 will be closed and detoured via Business 51 and County U.
  • Eastbound County U will be closed during construction and detoured via southbound US 51, Bridge Street and northbound US 51.
  • The southbound US 51 right shoulder at County U will be closed during construction.