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Northeast Region weekly highway construction update

Construction updates for June 12 to June 30, 2017

Note: There are holiday work restrictions for the upcoming July 4th Holiday. No work on the projects will be performed between noon Friday, June 30 and 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 5.

Welcome to construction information for every state highway construction project currently underway in northeast Wisconsin. This website is published by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region communication managers Mark and Melissa. Here you can find details and detours on any state highway construction project in our 11-county area. Updates include a two-week description of construction operations taking place, traffic impacts, detours, schedule, cost, and project location/limits. Please remember that all work and traffic impacts are weather dependent. If you would like daily updates, please follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/WisDOTnortheast. Want to know what projects are coming up? Just check out the Annual Construction Advisory right here.

In case you’re unsure if your county is in our WisDOT region, here is a list: Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Sheboygan, and Winnebago.

If you have any questions, please give us a call or shoot us an email. We’d be happy to respond.

Safe travels!
Mark Kantola, Regional Communications Manager
Mark.Kantola@dot.wi.gov, (920) 492-4153
Melissa Kok, Assistant Regional Communications Manager
Melissa2.kok@dot.wi.gov, (920) 492-5743

 

Region-Wide Deck Sealing

Schedule: June 2017 to July 2017

Length: 0.000 miles

Cost: $409,357.79

Location: Northeast Region Wide

Description: This project will include the furnishing and applying of a protective surface treatment to the entire top surface of the bridge deck, curb, including vertical face, median or sidewalk surfaces and the inside faces and tops of concrete parapets or railings.

June 12 to June 19: The contractor anticipates mobilizing to site, setting up traffic control as needed, and finish sealing all bridge structures on I-43 beginning in Manitowoc County and Sheboygan County. Contractor also anticipates to begin sealing various I-43 bridges at WIS 23, WIS 67, WIS 32, and WIS 28 in Sheboygan County.

June 26 to June 30: The contractor anticipates mobilizing to site, setting up traffic control as needed, and anticipates to begin sealing various bridges on US 151, WIS 147, US 10, WIS 42, WIS 57, WIS 23, WIS 67, WIS 32, and WIS 28 in Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties.

Traffic impacts: US 151, WIS 147, US 10, WIS 42, WIS 57, WIS 23, WIS 67, WIS 32, and WIS 28 will have various short-term, one lane closures at each bridge structure in Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties.

 

BROWN COUNTY

 

I-43 resurfacing and bridge overlays, WIS 172 cable guard installation

Location/limits: I-43 (WIS 96 to WIS 172); WIS 172 (Webster Ave. to I-43/WIS 172 ramps)

Schedule: March 20, 2017 to November 2017

Length: I-43 (10.6 miles), WIS 172 (2.98 miles)

Cost: $16.5 million

Description of work: Work on I-43 consists of concrete base patching of I-43 mainline (northbound and southbound), milling 2-inches of asphalt pavement and placing 4-inches of new asphalt pavement, signing, pavement marking, concrete overlay on various bridge structures, and concrete deck replacement of the US 141/County Road MM bridge over I-43. Bridge structure work on I-43 will be completed by the July 4th Holiday. Work on WIS 172 consists of installing cable guard and median grading. WIS 172 work will take place during nighttime hours later in the season.

June 19 to June 23: The contractor finished up the southbound patches and approach slabs. In the northbound lanes the contractor placed the new shoulder material and installed the beam guard at the structure approaches in the outside lanes. The temporary barriers were removed in the northbound lanes.

June 26 to June 30: The contractor will finish removing the temporary concrete barrier and crash cushions in both the northbound and southbound lanes. They will also be removing the existing temporary pavement markings and installing the new temporary markings in preparation for stage 3. The contractor will continue working on deck preparation on the Allouez Avenue and North Avenue overpasses. By the end of the week there will be two open lanes in each direction for the holiday weekend.

Traffic impacts: All lanes of I-43 will be open for 4th of July holiday traffic. Starting on July 5, the I-43 lane closures will take place during the week (with both lanes open on weekends). Current closures are listed below.

  • March 20, 2017 to June 29, 2017: Long-term, single-lane closures on northbound and southbound I-43 between WIS 96 and WIS 172. Traffic is in the inside lanes of I-43 northbound and southbound. Lanes are narrowed to 13 feet max width through the end of June.
  • Eastbound WIS 172 ramp to southbound I-43 has one lane closed.
  • Allouez Avenue overpass is closed until the middle of July.
  • North Avenue overpass is closed until the middle of July.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/i43ner/

 

WIS 32 (Ashland Ave.) resurfacing and bridge replacement

Location/limits: WIS 32 (Ashland Ave.), 8th Street to Lombardi Ave.

Schedule: February 9, 2017 to August 2017

Length: 3.2 miles

Cost: $6.3 million

Description of work: Resurfacing of WIS 32 with some deeper repairs to fix rutting at the various intersections. The project also includes replacement of two bridges over Ashwaubenon Creek, traffic signal replacement, railroad crossing replacement, beam guard replacement, new signing and pavement marking at Parkview Road, and pour concrete bases for new traffic signals along the project.

June 19 to June 23: The contractor closed the Pilgrim Way / Ashland Ave. and Vanderperren Way / Ashland Ave. intersections on Monday, June 19. The contractor will saw cut pavement at the Pilgrim and Vanderperren intersections. The contractor removed guardrail around the Dutchman’s Creek area. The contractor will begin the wing wall work at the Dutchman’s Creek box culvert. The contractor finished electrical work at both the Pilgrim and Vanderperren intersections. The contractor will began grading for the median turn lanes and storm sewer installment between Pilgrim and Vanderperren. The contractor will remove areas marked and complete concrete pavement replacement at the Vanderperren Way / Ashland Ave intersection.

June 26 to June 30: The contractor will complete storm sewer installation between Pilgrim and Vanderperren. The contractor will complete grading for the median turn lanes between Pilgrim and Vanderperren. The contractor will pour concrete curb and gutter between Pilgrim and Vanderperren. The contractor will continue the wing wall work at the Dutchman’s Creek box culvert.

Traffic impacts:

  • Ashland Ave. is open to through traffic between Parkview Road and Hansen Road.
  • Ashland Ave. is open to through traffic between Cormier Road and Lombardi Ave
  • The Ashland/Vanderperren intersection closed on Monday, June 19 for approximately 4 weeks.
  • The Ashland/Pilgrim intersection closed on Monday, June 19 for approximately 4 weeks.
  • Access to residences and businesses will be maintained.

Detour: WIS 32 northbound traffic at the 8th Street intersection will be detoured onto County G (Main Street) westbound to northbound I-41 to the Mason Street interchange where it will connect back into WIS 32. Southbound traffic will be directed to stay on I-41 at the Mason Street interchange to the County G (Main Ave.) exit and back to WIS 32 southbound at the 8th Street intersection.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/32resurface/

 

WIS 32 (8th Street) reconstruction

Location: WIS 32 (8th Street), Main Ave. to Ashland Ave. in city of De Pere

Schedule: April 17 to August 2017

Length: 0.4 miles

Cost: $1,504,629.90

Description of work: The project is located on WIS 32 (8th Street) from the intersection of Main Avenue to the Ashland Avenue roundabout in the city of De Pere in Brown County. The existing pavement and utilities are beyond their service life. The city has already completed replacement of the watermain and sanitary facilities. This project will be a full reconstruct of the roadway. The parking lanes on 8th Street will be removed, and bike lanes will be added with the project. Work will consist of storm sewer, concrete pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalk, signing, pavement marking, lighting and landscaping.

June 19 to June 23: Staking and string line will be set, and trimming open-graded base will be completed for concrete pavement areas.

June 26 to June 30: Concrete paving of intersections, turn lanes and curb and gutter will continue this week.

 Traffic impacts: 8th Street from Main Avenue to Ashland Avenue will be closed during construction. Local access will be maintained for property owners and businesses in the construction area. The closure will also include a pedestrian detour via 9th Street, which will be in place for the duration of the project.

Detour:

  • WIS 32 northbound traffic at the 8th Street intersection will take County G (Main Ave.) westbound to northbound I-41 to the Mason Street interchange where it will connect back into WIS 32.
  • Southbound traffic will be directed to stay on I-41 at the Mason Street interchange to the County G (Main Ave.) exit and back to WIS 32 southbound at the 8th Street intersection.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/8street/

 

I-41 Project finishing work

Location/limits: I-41 (Glory Road in De Pere to Lineville Drive in Howard)

Schedule: January 2017 to July 2017

Length: 11 miles

Cost: $2.2 million

Description of work: Final finishing work will continue on I-41 and local roads, including Intelligent Transportation System installation, lighting, fencing, landscaping, sign and pavement markings. Crews will finish the Duck Creek recreational trail, and mill and overlay at East/West Deerfield Drive from Duck Creek to Lineville Drive.

June 19 to June 23: Complete project cleanup and begin punch list work.

June 26 to June 30: Complete project punch list.

Traffic impacts: The week of June 12, will have multiple nighttime lane closures on I-41, I-43 and WIS 29. The northbound I-43 on-ramp from Atkinson Drive will be closed the nights of June 12 and June 15.

 

Green Bay Lift Bridges

Location: WIS 29 (Walnut Street Bridge), US 141 (Main Street Bridge), WIS 54 (Mason Street Bridge) over the Fox River in the city of Green Bay

Schedule: September 2016 to July 2017

Length: On-bridge work

Cost: $1,328,700

Description of work: The project includes upgrades to the software systems that control the bridges, new closed circuit television (CCTV) monitors and cameras, and a new public address system on the bridges. The project will also include the installation of equipment to provide the capability of future remote operation of the Mason Street Bridge and Main Street Bridge from the Walnut Street Bridge.

June 19 to June 22: Continue work on the Walnut Street lift house.

June 26 to June 30: Continue work on the Walnut Street lift house.

Traffic impacts: None

 

BROWN AND OUTAGAMIE COUNTIES

 

I-41 resurfacing, ramp and bridge structure work

Location/limits: I-41, County J in Outagamie County to Orange Lane in Brown County

Length: 10.35 miles

Schedule: Feb. 20, 2017 to November 2017

Description of work: Work will include milling off and resurfacing existing pavement, concrete pavement patch repairs, cable guard installation, polymer high-friction surface treatment application on bridge decks, beam guard replacements, grading, concrete pavement, storm sewer, culvert pipe replacements and lining, intelligent transportation systems (ITS) installation, signing and pavement marking. Other improvements include deck repair to the Apple Creek bridges due to deterioration, expansion of capacity at the County S Park and Ride, reconstruction of the Wrightstown Weigh Station ramps, and the addition of an auxiliary lane from the weigh station to County U northbound I-41 off-ramp.

June 19 to June 23: Grading operations in the median should be completed, landscaping operations will continue. Asphalt paving will be completed south of Apple Creek, pavement markings, beam guard, and shouldering operations will be going on in preparation for the switch to Stage II.

June 26 to June 30: Grading on the southbound outside shoulder of I-41 will begin. Final aggregate shoulders will be placed where the asphaltic paving is completed. Temporary median cross overs will be paved, pavement marking, and beam guard installation will continue in preparation for a traffic switch scheduled for July 7. This switch will encompass one northbound lane in the existing northbound lanes, and one northbound and two southbound lanes in the existing southbound lanes. This will allow work to begin on the Apple Creek bridge structures.

Traffic impacts: I-41 nighttime lane closures will take place from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. A minimum of one lane in each direction will remain open at all times.

  • There are holiday work restrictions for the upcoming July 4th weekend. No work on the project will be performed between noon Friday, June 30 and 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 5.
  • County Road U southbound on-ramp will be closed on Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. to accommodate grading and shouldering operations.
  • County Road U southbound off-ramp will be closed on Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. to accommodate grading and shouldering operations.
  • County Road S southbound on-ramp will be closed on Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 29, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. to accommodate paving operations.
  • County Road U southbound off-ramp will be closed on Thursday, June 29, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. to accommodate shouldering operations.
  • Construction will be conducted in stages for the Apple Creek bridge improvements. Apple Creek bridges will be rehabbed one half at a time, which will shift traffic onto three lanes (two in one direction and one in the opposite direction) on one side of I-41 and leave one remaining adjacent to the work zone. This traffic switch is currently scheduled for July 7.
  • I-41/County U northbound off-ramp will be closed at a later date for 15 consecutive days. Days/time TBA.
  • County S (between I-41 ramps) will be closed at a later date for 15 consecutive days. Days/time TBA.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/i41resurface/

 

FOND DU LAC COUNTY

 

WIS 44 recondition and passing lane addition

Location/limits: Douglas Street/E Oshkosh St. Intersection in city of Ripon to 500 feet north of the Fond du Lac/Winnebago County line

Schedule: May 30, 2017 to October 2017

Length: 4.9 Miles

Cost: $4,787,756

Description of work: This project includes removing and replacing WIS 44 pavement, widening of the roadway section from 36-feet to 44-feet, adding one-mile long passing lanes to northbound WIS 44 from Seelig Way to Page Road, and southbound WIS 44 from Fletcher Road to just past Springbrook Road, and adding traffic signals to the Douglas Street/E Oshkosh Street intersection. Other work includes adding centerline and shoulder rumble strips, improving drainage where possible, ancillary concrete, permanent signing, erosion control, pavement marking and landscaping.

June 19 to June 23: The contractor continued stripping topsoil and working on earthwork. They continued placing breaker run, geogrid and fabric as subgrade conditions dictate. They continued to place base aggregate dense on top of the breaker run.

June 26 to June 30: The contractor will continue stripping topsoil and working on earthwork. They will continue placing breaker run, geogrid and fabric as subgrade conditions dictate. They will continue to place base aggregate dense on top of the breaker run. They will begin to restore areas that are ready to be seeded.

Traffic impacts: WIS 44 is closed to through traffic and detoured for the duration of the project. Local access will be maintained to property owners, residents and emergency services.

Detour: Northbound WIS 44 detour route will follow WIS 23 to County M to WIS 44, and reverse for southbound traffic detour.

 

MANITOWOC COUNTY

 

I-43 resurfacing and bridge replacement

Location/limits: I-43, Clover Road in Clover to Point Creek Road in Cleveland

Length: 6.5 miles

Schedule: March 20, 2017 to November 2017

Cost: $9.4 million

Description of work: I-43 work will consist of concrete base patching of mainline and milling 2-inches of asphalt pavement and placing 4-inches of new asphalt pavement, concrete overlay on bridge structures, signing, pavement marking concrete overlay on bridge structures. Ramp patching and resurfacing work at County C interchange, bridge replacement of northbound I-43 bridge at Point Creek Road and bridge replacement of southbound I-43 bridge over County U/Newton Road.

June 19 to June 23: Crews finished asphalt paving, pavement marking, guardrail and gravel shoulders on the southbound lanes of I-43 and opened them to traffic.

June 26 to June 30: Crews removing various traffic barriers.

Traffic impacts: All lanes of I-43 will be OPEN for July 4th Holiday travelers. Lane restrictions will begin again on Wednesday morning, July 5. There will be only one lane of traffic open on northbound and southbound I-43 for the majority of the project. Expect travel delays during peak travel times. Various ramps will be closed during the project. Current or upcoming closures are listed below

  • March 20, 2017 to November 2017: I-43 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Point Creek Road and Silver Creek Road.

 

    • Southbound I-43 will open to through traffic Wednesday night, June 21 at 9 a.m. However, a single lane closure will be effect between Clover Road and County C.
    • All lanes of I-43 southbound will open on Thursday night at 9 p.m. (weather permitting).
    • Northbound I-43 will have two lanes open beginning Friday afternoon. Weather delays could push this opening to Monday June 26.
    • All lanes of I-43 will be open to two lanes until Wednesday July 5 at 5 a.m.
  • March 24 to July 2017: The southbound I-43 on-ramp from County C will OPEN Thursday June 22 at 9 p.m.
  • March 27 to June 2017: County U (Newton Road) overpass will OPEN Thursday, June 22.
  • April 10 to mid-July: Point Creek Road over I-43 is CLOSED, but will OPEN Monday June 26.

Detour: During I-43/County C ramp closures, motorists will be directed to use the I-43/US 151 interchange ramps to the north or the I-43/County XX interchange ramps to the south. No detour will be posted for local road closures.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/i43ner/

 

WIS 42 (Lincoln Avenue) reconstruction

Location/limits: Lincoln Ave. from 22nd Street to 35th Place in city of Two Rivers

Length 0.9 Miles

Schedule: March 12, 2017 to November 2017

Cost: $4.5 million

Description of work: This project is an urban reconstruct of WIS 42, includes grading, storm sewer, water main, sanitary sewer, concrete pavement, concrete curb and gutter, concrete sidewalk, signing, pavement marking and street lighting.

June 19 to June 23: Concrete pavement in the two travel lanes was placed from the southern limits to north of the 30th St. intersection. The contractor staked and started grading for paving the bike lane and turn lanes as well. Sanitary sewer mainline pipe was completed this week. Water main progressed north of 34th St.

June 26 to June 30: The contractor will pour concrete pavement for the bike lanes and turn lanes from the south end of the project through 30th St. sanitary sewer tie-ins and water main tie-ins along with laterals and services will continue north of 33rd St. Storm sewer installation will continue north of 31st St.

Traffic impacts: WIS 42 from 22nd Street to 35th Place is closed and detoured during construction. Access will be maintained to property owners, businesses and emergency services. Cross traffic will be maintained at 24th Street and 34th Street at all times except that 24th St will be closed periodically for trimming and concrete paving operations. 35th Place may be closed next week for the water main tie-in.

Detour: The detour route follows County VV, WIS 147 and WIS 42.

 

OCONTO COUNTY

 

WIS 22 reconditioning

Location/limits: WIS 22, Highland Drive in Oconto Falls to US 141 in town of Stiles

Schedule: March 6, 2017 to mid-July 2017

Length: 4.22 miles

Cost: $3.4 million

Description of work: Reconditioning of WIS 22 consists of milling the existing asphalt pavement and placing a new driving surface. WIS 22 base-layer improvements will be completed in certain areas. Other work includes adding right-turn lanes at County I, Larson Road and Younger Road, removing and replacing two concrete box culverts, replacing existing culvert pipes at various locations, and installing new pavement marking and permanent signs.

June 19 to June 23: The contractor completed paving the top layer of asphalt pavement.

June 26 to June 30: The contractor will place base course for shoulders and install centerline and shoulder rumble strips.

 Traffic impacts: WIS 22 is closed and detoured between Highland Drive and Duame Road and expected to open by mid-July.

Detour: WIS 22 to County B to County A to US 141 to WIS 22

 

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY

 

WIS 125 (College Avenue) resurfacing

Location/limits: I-41 to Linwood Avenue in the town of Grand Chute/city of Appleton

Schedule: July 25, 2017 to September 27, 2017

Length: 1.49 miles

Cost: $3.5 million

Description of work: This project consists of resurfacing College Avenue between I-41 and Linwood Avenue, concrete pavement patch repairs, asphalt pavement, curb and gutter repair, traffic signal replacements at five intersections, pavement marking and signing. In addition, the bridge over the railroad (between Perkins St. and Linwood Ave.) will receive a concrete deck overlay.

June 25 to June 30: Project begins. Nightly lane closures to accommodate sawing and concrete base patching. One lane will remain open in each direction at night. Traffic signal work will take place during the day.

Traffic impacts: College Avenue will remain open to traffic during construction. The majority of the work will be conducted under nighttime lane closures. The railroad bridge (between Perkins St. and Linwood Ave.) will be rehabbed one half at a time. Traffic will be crossed over to the opposing side for each respective stage and will be restricted a single lane in each direction.

Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis125/

 

WIS 47/County OO Intersection reconstruction

Location/limits: Mason Street/County OO intersection to WIS 47/County OO intersection in the city of Appleton

Schedule: June 19, 2017 to September 2017

Length: 0.6 miles

Cost: $3.0 million

Description of work: This project will reconstruct the WIS 47/County OO intersection into a roundabout, and upgrade signals and turn lanes at the County OO intersections with Mason Street, West Service Road, and Bennett Street. Mason Street will be widened to install right turn lanes. Items of work include storm sewer, excavation common, base aggregate dense, breaker run, concrete pavement, curb and gutter, concrete sidewalk, traffic signals, lighting, permanent signing, pavement marking, a retaining wall, and landscaping.

June 19 to June 23: Traffic control and erosion control items were be installed. Storm sewer, pavement removal and recycling work began. Grading work began at the WIS 47 south leg. Traffic signals at the Northland Mall east entrance and the Bennet Street/County OO intersection were removed and replaced with all-way stops.

June 26 to June 30: Storm sewer, pavement removal, pavement recycling, and grading work will continue.

Traffic impacts: The WIS 47/County OO intersection will be closed to through traffic. Access to all businesses will be maintained. During this closure, County OO will be reduced to one lane in each direction from west of Mason Street to the WIS 47/County OO intersection. Mason Street will be kept open to traffic using staged construction.

Detour: WIS 47 and County OO will be detoured during the closure of the WIS 47/County OO intersection. The detour route for WIS 47 traffic will be along WIS 96 (W. Wisconsin Avenue), County E (Ballard Road), and I-41. The detour route for County OO traffic will be along I-41 and

County E (Ballard Road).

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/47-oo/

 

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY

 

I-43 resurfacing

Location/limits: I-43 from Sheboygan/Manitowoc County line to WIS 42/I-43 interchange

Schedule: June 1, 2017 to November 2017

Length: 6.9 miles

Cost: $6.2 million

Description of work: Project consists of concrete base patching of I-43 mainline, milling 2-inches of asphalt pavement and placing 4-inches of new asphalt pavement, ramp resurfacing at the I-43/WIS 42 interchange, culvert replacement, signing, and pavement marking.

June 19 to June 23: They continued working on base patching of the concrete pavement on the inside lane of northbound I-43. They also began the base patching of the concrete on the inside lane of southbound I-43.

June 26 to June 30: They will continue base patching of the concrete pavement on the inside lanes of northbound and southbound I-43.

Traffic impacts: All lanes of I-43 in the project area will be OPEN for the July 4th holiday travelers. Lane closures will begin again Wednesday morning, July 5. There will be single lane closures of northbound and southbound I-43 during construction, leaving one lane of traffic open for motorists in various segments of the project work zone. However, lane closures will be removed during peak travel times on the weekend.

  • Northbound I-43 will be down to a single lane of travel from 6 a.m. Saturday through noon on Friday during construction.
    • All lanes open from noon Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday during construction.
  • Southbound I-43 will be down to a single lane of travel from 6 a.m. Monday through 6 a.m. Sunday during construction.
    • All lanes open from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday during construction.
  • There will be various nighttime closures of the I-43/WIS 42 interchange ramps for paving operations.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/32resurface/

 

WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) reconstruction

Location/limits: Calumet Drive from Main Avenue to 26th Street in the city of Sheboygan, and from Mueller Road to I-43.

Schedule: May 22, 2017 to October 2017

Length: 1.5 mile

Cost: $3.3 million

Description of work: The project includes full reconstruction of WIS 42 from Main Avenue to 26th Street, a total length of one-half mile, and pavement rehabilitation of WIS 42 from Mueller Road to I-43, a total length of 1 mile. Work consists of earthwork and grading, water main, sanitary sewer and storm sewer, base aggregate, concrete pavement, concrete pavement repair, concrete curb and gutter, concrete sidewalk, street lighting, traffic signals, landscaping, pavement markings, and sign replacement.

June 19 to June 23: AT&T continued to relocate their utility conduit duct package along the WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) northbound lanes from Main Avenue to 25th Street. Sheboygan Water Utility lowered a portion of the water main along WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) between Main Avenue and North Avenue, and they also removed an old hydrant along WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) just north of North Avenue.

June 26 to June 30: AT&T will continue to relocate their utility conduit duct package along the WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) northbound lanes from Main Avenue to 25th Street.

Traffic impacts: WIS 42 and North Avenue will remain open to a minimum of one lane of traffic in each direction at all times. Various turning movements will be prohibited at the WIS 42 and North Avenue intersection at times during construction.

Current Traffic Restrictions:

  • WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) is counter-directional along the southbound lanes and reduced to one lane in each direction from Main Avenue to 27th Street.
  • Right turn prohibited from WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) northbound to North Avenue eastbound.
  • Right turn prohibited from WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) southbound to North Avenue westbound.
  • North Avenue is counter-directional along the eastbound lanes and reduced to one lane in each direction from 24th Street to 21st Street.
  • Left turn prohibited from North Avenue eastbound to WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) northbound.
  • Left turn prohibited from North Avenue westbound to WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) southbound.
  • No access to 25th Street east from WIS 42 (Calumet Drive).
  • No access to 26th Street east from WIS 42 (Calumet Drive).

Detour: None

 

WINNEAGO COUNTY

 

WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: I-41 Interchange Ramps

Location: I-41 US 10/ WIS 441 Interchange

Schedule: March 2017 to September 2018

Length: 0.865 miles

Cost: $14.7 million

Description of work: This work is part of the WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project. The work under this contract shall consist of excavation common, breaker run, base aggregate dense, concrete pavement, HMA pavement, storm sewer, erosion control items, pavement marking, structure polymer overlays, Structures B-70-407, B-70-409, S-70-257, N-70-100, N-70-101, N-70-110 and all incidental items necessary to complete the work as shown on the plans and included in the proposal and contract.

June 19 to June 23: Crews are scheduled to begin forming the deck of the east-to-north bridge as well as stripping the pier forms on the last remaining pier of the north-to-west bridge.

June 26 to June 30: Crews are scheduled to continue forming the deck on the east-to-north bridge. Grading crews are scheduled to begin the excavation of the west abutment of the east-to-north bridge. Bridge crews will then begin construction of the west abutment after excavation has been completed.

Traffic Impacts: Lane and ramp closures of the I-41 and US 10/WIS 441 interchange will be used as needed for specific operations.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis441/

 

WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: Roland Kampo Bridge redecking and I-41/US 10/WIS 441 interchange structures

Location: town of Menasha

Schedule: August 2016 to July 2018

Length: 0.979 miles

Cost: $54 million

Description of work: This work is part of the WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project. The work under this contract consists of common excavation, borrow excavation, construction of interchange structures, redecking of bridge, median piers, concrete pavement, HMA pavement, storm sewer and erosion control, and all incidental items necessary to complete the work as shown on the plans.

June 19 to June 23: Continue construction of off alignment piers. Pier reinforcing steel and concrete will be placed as work continues. Work will continue decking and reinforcing steel will be placed of the westbound US10/WIS441 structure over Little Lake Butte des Morts. A deck pour will occur near east abutment of B-70-061 early Wednesday morning. Decking will continue on the B-70-401, future westbound structure over I-41, and begin on the B-70-406 structure, the future west to north ramp structure. Removal of the B-70-079 structure over I-41 will conclude. Placement of steel plate girders on B-70-061 will finish.

June 26 to June 30: Continue construction of off alignment piers. Pier reinforcing steel and concrete will be placed as work continues. Work will continue decking and reinforcing steel will be placed of the westbound US 10/WIS 441 structure over Little Lake Butte des Morts. A deck pour will occur near east abutment of B-70-061 as early as Thursday morning, weather permitting. Decking will continue on the B-70-401, future westbound structure over US 41, and begin on the B-70-406 structure, the future west-to-north ramp structure. Removal of the fill at the east abutment of B-70-079 will occur, and that material will be placed as embankment to build fill for the west abutment of the B-70-409 structure. Placement of steel plate girders on B-70-061 will finish. Placement of pre-stressed concrete girders will resume.

Traffic Impacts: The week of June 19 to June 22, there will be the following single lane, double lane and FULL CLOSURES on I-41 due to bridge demolition:

June 19 – Northbound and southbound I-41 single lane, double lane, and full closures. (Remove structural steel over northbound and southbound 41)

  • Northbound I-41: single 6 p.m., double 8 p.m., full closure 10 p.m., open at 6 a.m.
  • Southbound I-41: single 6 p.m., double 9 p.m., full closure 9:30 p.m., open at 5 a.m.

June 20 – I-41 and ramps. (Remove structural steel over southbound 41)

  • Southbound I-41: single 6 p.m., double 9 p.m.
  • Southbound I-41 to eastbound US 10 ramp: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Westbound US 10 to southbound I-41 ramp: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

June 21 – I-41/US 10 ramps. (Remove structural steel over collector lanes)

  • Southbound I-41 to eastbound US 10 ramp: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Westbound US 10 to southbound I-41 ramp: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Lake Street will be closed Thursday, June 22 for decking the overhead bridge.

There will also be daytime/nighttime lane closures on I-41 so accommodate bridge work. The west US 10/WIS 441 to north I-41 ramp is closed for the majority of the project. There will be various lane, ramp, and mainline closures at different times, throughout the duration of the project to mobilize equipment, build substructures, demo bridges, set girders and strip formwork. Prior notification of those closures will be on website, PCMS boards, news releases and social media, along with guidance to preferred routes.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis441/

 

WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: US 10/WIS 441 Midway Road Prep Work

Location: US 10/WIS 441 from County Road CB to Oneida Street

Schedule: May 2017 to June 2017

Length: 1.64 miles

Cost: $1.3 million

Description of work: This project will shift traffic onto westbound lanes in preparation for Midway Road interchange construction this summer. The work under this contract consists of common excavation, roadway embankment, base aggregate, HMA pavement, storm sewer, erosion control, pavement marking, and all incidental items necessary to complete the work as shown on the plans and included in the proposal and contract.

June 19 to June 23: Contractor to complete the excavating and grading along the auxiliary lane for the on ramp at US 10/WIS 441 westbound and Midway Road. Contractor to complete fine grading and asphalt paving along US 10/ WIS 441 median and outside shoulders from Racine Road to Appleton Road.

June 26 to June 30: Contractor to complete landscape restoration and punchlist items along US/WIS 441 median and outside shoulders from Racine Road to Appleton Road. Contractor to complete installation of temporary precast concrete barrier wall and temporary left in place crash cushion along the auxiliary lane for the on ramp at US 10/WIS 441 westbound and Midway Road. Project completion date is June 30.

Traffic Impacts: Traffic impacts will be limited to single-lane and ramp closures during nighttime hours.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis441/

 

WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: I-41 from US 10 to County II

Location: town of Menasha

Schedule: July 2016 to May 2017

Length: 0.9 miles

Cost: $13.5 million

Description of work: This work is part of the WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project. This project is the addition of lanes along I-41 from US 10 to south of Winchester Road (County II). It includes the widening of the both bridge structures at Green Bay Road and the southbound structure at Winchester Road. It also includes the reconstruction of the northbound on-ramp and both southbound ramps at Winchester Road. New sign structures will be constructed for both northbound and southbound I-41 to accommodate the pavement changes. American Drive will also be realigned to accommodate the additional lane for southbound I-41. Two ponds will be constructed along with this project.

June 19 to June 23: The crews finished up pavement marking and worked on final touch up items.

June 26 to June 30: This project is now complete

 Traffic Impacts: Lane and ramp closures of the I-41 will be used as needed for specific operations. Southbound I-41 over Green Bay Road will have a permanent, right lane closure. See project website for updated closures and traffic impacts.

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis441/

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