Construction updates for May 14 to May 25, 2018
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 active 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 all the highway construction projects coming up this year? Just check out the 2018 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.
US 41 Resurfacing
Location/limits: US 41 from Lineville Road to Norfield Road within the village of Suamico
Schedule: February 20, 2018 to mid-November 2018
Length of project: 4.75 miles
Cost: $13.02 million
Description of work: US 41/US 141 resurfacing, pavement repairs, asphalt pavement, and shoulder grading. Bridge deck rehabilitation at US 41/US 141 over Riverside Drive, US 41/US 141 over County B, US 41/US 141 over CN Railroad, Harbor Lights Road over US 41/US 141, Norfield Road over US 41/US 141. Project also includes culvert repairs/replacements, median cable guard installation, beam guard replacement and new signing and pavement markings.
May 14 to May 18: Rehabilitation of the bridge decks along the inside portions of the southbound US 41/US 141 structure over County B and the southbound US 41/US 141 structure over the CN Railroad will continue with the forming and placement of concrete for the parapets. The contractor will also install piles for the east abutment of the Harbor Lights Road structure over US 41/US 141. In addition, the contractor will install beam guard adjacent to the US 41/US 141 structures and complete the landscaping for the temporary crossovers.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor will install temporary concrete barrier and pavement markings to transition to the next stage of the project. The contractor will then begin the rehabilitation of the bridge decks along the inside portions of the northbound US 41/US 141 structure over County B and the northbound US 41/US 141 structure over the CN Railroad. The contractor will also continue to install piles for the east abutment of the Harbor Lights Road structure over US 41/US 141.
- Motorists will encounter a southbound US 41/US 141 long-term, left lane closure from Norfield Road to County B until May 23, 2018 and off-peak lane closures along southbound and northbound US 41/US 141.
- Southbound US 41/US 141 at County B will be closed nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning on Monday night, May 21 and Tuesday night, May 22.
- The northbound US 41/US 141 and County B on and off-ramps will be closed from 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23.
- US 41/US 141 traffic will use a 3:1 highway lane configuration to maintain two lanes of US 41/141 travel in both directions beginning May 23. One lane will be open in the northbound direction, and three lanes will be open in the southbound direction, with one lane of northbound traffic crossing over and using one of the three southbound lanes.
- Harbor Lights Road is closed between West Deerfield Lane and East Deerfield Lane until November 2018.
- Motorists will use the off and on-ramps at County B to exit and re-enter southbound US 41/US 141 during the nightly closures Monday night, May 21 and Tuesday night, May 22.
Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/us41Countyb/us-41-resurfacing-project/
WIS 29 Resurfacing
Location/limits: WIS 29 from Main Street (US 141) intersection to the Brown/Kewaunee County line
Construction schedule: August 2017 to November 2017 (culvert replacement complete); May 2018 to July 2018 (resurfacing)
Length of project: 7.8 miles
Cost: $3.247 million
Description of work: The project in 2018 includes resurfacing 7.8 miles of WIS 29 from just east of the Main Street (US 141) intersection in Bellevue to the east Brown County line. The project will use cold-in-place recycling prior to the new pavement surface being placed. 2018 work also includes minor curb and gutter repair and new pavement markings and signs. Fifteen culverts were replaced in 2017 as part of this project.
May 14 to May 18: Concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement took place.
May 21 to May 25: Traffic sign replacement will take place.
Traffic impacts: Shoulder closures on WIS 29.
BROWN AND SHAWANO COUNTY
WIS 29 and WIS 156 improvements
Location/limits: WIS 156 (Shawano Co.) from WIS 55 to WIS 29, Old 29 Drive from WIS 156 to County Y (Brown Co.), and WIS 29 at WIS 156 and St. Augustine Rd (Town of Pittsfield)
Schedule: July 2017 to September 2018
Length of project: 6.3 miles
Cost: $5.2 million
Description of work: The project includes construction of a new overpass at WIS 29/St. Augustine Road (ongoing), relocation of WIS 156 onto Old 29 Drive to the WIS 29/32 interchange (complete), resurfacing of WIS 156 and Old 29 Drive (ongoing), reconstructing the intersection of County Y and Old 29 Drive and add turn lanes (complete), construction of three new box culverts, culvert pipes, guardrail, new signing and pavement marking (ongoing).
May 14 to May 18: The contractor continued forming and pouring the parapet walls of the overpass bridge.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor will continue forming and pouring the parapet walls of the overpass bridge. The contractor will complete cleanup and finish work on the overpass bridge.
Traffic impacts: The WIS 29/156 intersection is permanently closed. WIS 156 now travels along its new alignment via Old 29 Drive and County Y, ending at the WIS 29/32 interchange.
- WIS 29 will have periodic lane closures (highway will remain open).
- St. Augustine Road south of Cottonwood Drive is CLOSED for the duration of the project. There will be no access to/from St. Augustine Road and WIS 29. Local traffic can use Cottonwood Drive to WIS 32 to access WIS 29 in either direction.
Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis29-156/
WIS 57 Resurfacing
Location/limits: Baileys Harbor to Sister Bay (County Q intersection to Canterbury Lane)
Schedule: May 2, 2018 to June 2018
Length: 7.95 miles
Cost: $3.742 million
Description of work: Work this spring includes paving operations, shouldering, pavement marking, and sign replacement from the south County Q intersection to Canterbury lane. The WIS 57 improvement project began in September of 2017 with the replacement of culvert pipes in the project limits and replacement of an existing box culvert between Ahrens (Cedar) Road and Meadow Road with a bridge structure over an unnamed tributary to Mud Lake.
May 14 to May 18: The contractor finished paving the first layer of asphalt on WIS 57 and started paving the second layer of asphalt starting at south County Q north to Canterbury Lane. The contractor also began sign replacements on the project.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor will continue paving the second layer of asphalt on WIS 57 working up to Canterbury Lane.
Traffic impacts: WIS 57 will remain open during all 2018 work. Motorists will encounter flagging operations that may cause minor delays.
Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis57/
US 10/WIS 310 Resurfacing and Village of Whitelaw Reconstruction
Location/Limits: US 10/WIS 310 from Pleasant View Road near Reedsville to County R in Manitowoc.
Schedule: May through September
Length of project: 11.61 miles
Description of work: The project consists of a partial reconstruction of US 10 (Menasha Avenue) in the village of Whitelaw. Improvements will include new storm sewer from Pine Street to Cherry Street, new pedestrian curb ramps along US 10 in Whitelaw, new concrete base, and an asphalt overlay through Whitelaw. US 10 resurfacing and culvert repair/replacement will take place outside of Whitelaw in the project limits. Other work includes new signing, pavement marking, beamguard, center line and edgeline rumble strips, and gravel shoulders.
May 14 to May 18: The contractor set out traffic control devices and conducted surveying for construction set to beginning May 21.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor will saw and break existing pavement, start concrete removals, and begin storm sewer installation. The contractor is planning to start in the Cherry Street (County S) intersection and work to the west.
Traffic impacts: US 10 will be CLOSED and detoured in the village of Whitelaw. All work outside the village of Whitelaw will be accomplished with single lane closures and the use of flaggers to allow traffic through. Motorists should expect minor delays.
Detour: I-43 to WIS 151 to County W and vice versa.
Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/us10manty/
US 8 Resurfacing (finishing work)
Location/limits: US 8 from the west county line to just east of Dunbar
Schedule: August 9, 2017 to June 1, 2018
Length: 14.26 miles
Cost: $5.322 million
Description of work: Construction was complete in 2017 and only finishing work and clean up remains in 2018. Work consists of the milling and resurfacing of US 8 between the west county line and just east of Dunbar. The work also involves storm sewer, curb and gutter, and sidewalk replacement along US 8 through the town of Goodman. Work will also include slope flattening along various rural areas, culverts, guardrail, signing, erosion control, restoration, and pavement markings.
May 14 to 18: The contractor continued erosion control cleanup and work on emulsification of the aggregate within beamguard areas.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor will continue with punchlist items and work on emulsification of the aggregate within beamguard areas.
Traffic Impacts: US 8 is open to traffic. Occasional flagging operations will take place on US 8.
WIS 55 (Delanglade Street) Kaukauna Reconstruction
Location/Limits: WIS 55/Delanglade Street in city of Kaukauna from I-41 to Lawe Street
Schedule: March 2018 to late October 2018
Length of project: 1.16 miles
Description of work: The project consists of a full reconstruction of WIS 55 (Delanglade Street) from I-41 to Lawe Street in the city of Kaukauna. Improvements will include roundabouts at the intersections of I-41 ramps, Maloney/Gertrude, and County OO. New traffic signals will be installed at County J/WIS 55/WIS 96, and bike/pedestrian accommodations will be added throughout the project limits along WIS 55. Other work includes storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, sidewalks, retaining walls, street lighting, and incidentals.
May 14 to May 18: The contractor is installing storm sewer on WIS 55 between Badger Road and Maloney Road and building a retaining wall. The contractor is also paving concrete pavement on County OO and on WIS 55 from Lawe Street to County OO.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor will be installing storm sewer on WIS 55 between Badger Road and Maloney Road. The contractor will be paving on County OO, and on WIS 55 from Lawe Street to County OO. The contractor will begin placing sidewalk.
Traffic impacts: WIS 55 traffic will be CLOSED and detoured in three main stages. Construction will be staged in manner to provide business and residential access throughout construction. Please see the project website for future stages and detour routes.
Current, Stage 1: March 19 to end of May 2018
- WIS 55 will be closed to through traffic from Gertrude/Maloney Road to Lawe Street and detoured.
Detour: Stage 1 detour: WIS 55 will be detoured via County J and County JJ.
Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis55kau/
WIS 441 Fox River Bridge Painting
Location/limits: WIS 441 bridge that crosses the Fox River, Canadian National Railroad and WIS 96 (E College Ave. to E Northland Ave); city of Appleton
Length of project: WIS 441 (0.31 miles), WIS 96 (0.05 miles)
Schedule: April 9, 2018 to November 2018
Description of work: Work on the bridge consists of removing the existing paint coating from the structural steel girders beneath the deck and applying a new three-coat paint system.
May 13 to May 19; Bridge painting on span 7 through span 10 under WIS 441 bridge, over WIS 96 and south of CN railroad crossing. Continue blasting existing paint material from steel girders on span 7.
May 20 to May 26; Continue bridge painting on span 8, 9, and 10.
Traffic impacts: WIS 441 will remain open with temporary single-lane closures on northbound WIS 441. WIS 441 will be reduced to 55 mph in the project area. Lane width restrictions will be in place at various locations on WIS 441 and WIS 96.
WIS 116/East River Drive Omro Reconstruction
Location/limits: WIS 116 in city of Omro (West of Spruce Street to north city limits)
Length of project: 1.05 miles
Schedule: March 12, 2018 to October 2018
Cost: $3.427 Million
Description of work: The project includes both an urban reconstruction and resurfacing of WIS 116 in Omro.
- 0.57-mile urban reconstruction of WIS 116 (Spruce Street to Pine Street): Work includes new storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, sidewalks, traffic signals, street lighting, and incidentals.
- 0.48-mile mill/resurface of WIS 116 (Pine Street to North City Limits): The existing gravel shoulders will be fully paved. The intersection of WIS 116/Fox Trail/Hawthorne Drive will be reconstructed to improve safety/sight distance.
May 14 to May 18: The contractor finished installing sanitary laterals and water services. Sanitary side road tie-ins were completed. Crews started installing water main near Spruce St. working east.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor will continue watermain installation on the west end of the project. A second crew will begin watermain installation on side roads. The medians in the WIS 21/WIS 116 intersection will be removed, and temporary asphalt will be placed in anticipation of stage 2 work west of the Spruce St. intersection.
Traffic impacts: WIS 116 between Spruce Street and the north city limits will be CLOSED and detoured during construction. Access to businesses and properties will be maintained. Driveway access may be restricted for a short period to allow the contractor to reconstruct the driveway and provide proper cure time for concrete. The contractor will provide a minimum of 48-hour notice prior to restricting driveway access. WIS 21 will be closed and detoured for a 30-day period (outside of school year) at the WIS 116/WIS 21/Spruce Street intersection. See project website for latest closures and traffic impacts.
Detour: WIS 116 detour: WIS 21 to I-41 to US 45. WIS 21 detour route: WIS 116 to County E to County K.
Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis116omor/
WIS 116 – Main Street, Village of Winneconne
Location/Limits: West Village Limits to East Village Limits
Length of project: 1.3 miles
Schedule: April 2, 2018 to October 31, 201
Description of work: This project includes the total reconstruction of WIS 116 (Main Street) and consists of grading, base, asphaltic pavement, concrete curb & gutter, pavement marking, permanent signing, lighting, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, and all incidentals necessary to complete the work.
May 14 to May 18: The contractor is installing sanitary sewer, watermain and storm sewer between 7th Street and 6th Street and between 3rd Avenue and 7th Avenue. The contactor is also placing curb & gutter and sidewalk between 5th Street and 1st Street.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor anticipates installing sanitary sewer, watermain and storm sewer between 7th Street and 6th Street and between 3rd Avenue and 7th Avenue. The contractor also anticipates installing sidewalk and driveway aprons from 5th Street to 1st Street.
Traffic impacts: WIS 116 is closed and detoured to thru traffic. Access to properties in the work zone will be maintained.
Detour: A posted, state-highway detour follows US 45 to US 41 to WIS 21. Local access will be maintained along WIS 116 from the west end of the village to 13th Avenue using a signed detour on the local street system. Trucks may use this local detour.
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis116/
WIS 116, Wolf River Bridge and Approaches
Location/Limits: WIS 116 bridge and approaches, Village of Winneconne 2nd Street to 2nd Avenue
Length of Project: 0.322 miles
Schedule: September 2017 to September 2019
Cost: $11.4 Million
Description of work: Replace the existing lift bridge with a new high-level fixed bridge located immediately south of the existing bridge. Reconstruct roadway approaches between 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue and construct retaining walls on both sides to minimize the impacts to adjacent properties. Construct two new fishing platforms in the location of existing bridge that extend out roughly 220 feet from each river bank.
May 14 to May 18: The structure contractor will pour the deck on the final unit and pour sidewalk on the outside units of the bridge. The grading contractor will be grading for sidewalk at 1st Street.
May 21 to May 25: The asphalt contractor will be paving near 1st Street.
Traffic impacts: WIS 116 bridge open to two-way traffic but may be restricted to one-lane during non-peak daytime hours using flagging operations. WIS 116 restored to full two-way operation during non-working hours. South 1st Avenue closed permanently. WIS 116 closed to the west of 1st Street for Stage 2 work.
Detour: A local detour route on local roads is posted. Trucks may use this local road detour. See project websites for map of local detour routes.
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis116/
WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: Roland Kampo Bridge redecking and I-41/US 10/WIS 441 interchange structures
Location: Village of Fox Crossing
Length of project: 0.979 miles
Schedule: August 2016 to July 2018
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.
May 14 to May 18: Painters will continue sandblasting and painting the existing structural steel on the B-70-061 structure. Touch up and final painting on the steel girders of the B-70-405 structure should begin. Wet curing will continue on the deck pour that were completed last week. Parapet work will begin. Trimming and placement of concrete paving will continue at various locations throughout the project. Placement of seed, fertilizer, and mulch should occur in areas that are prepared and ready.
May 21 to May 25: Painters will continue sandblasting and painting the existing structural steel on the B-70-061 structure. Touch up and final painting on the steel girders of the B-70-061 structure should continue. Parapet work will continue. Trimming and placement of concrete paving will continue at various locations throughout the project. Placement of seed, fertilizer, and mulch should occur in areas that are prepared and ready. Rubbing of parapets and general cleanup of the project will continue.
Traffic Impacts: 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: I-41 Interchange Ramps
Location: I-41 US 10/ WIS 441 Interchange
Schedule: March 2017 to September 2018
Length of project: 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.
May 14 to May 18: Crews are scheduled to pave on I-41 northbound and southbound, along with the east to north ramp and north to west ramp. Outside shoulder of south to west ramp is scheduled to be milled and repaved. Sign structure base on I-41 northbound is scheduled to be drilled and poured. Grading crews will begin to prep shoulder on northbound I-41 for asphalt paving.
May 21 to May 25: Grading crews are scheduled to prep shoulder on I-41 southbound. Asphalt paving is scheduled for southbound I-41. Electrical contractor is scheduled to install light bases and conduit throughout the project. Concrete crews will prep and pour the approach slabs on the north to west and east to north bridges. Concrete barrier wall is scheduled to be installed on northbound I-41. Slope paving to be placed under the south abutment of the north to west bridge. Bridge staining will continue.
Traffic Impacts: I-41 northbound and southbound long-term lane reduction in place. The southbound I-41 ramp to eastbound US 10 is scheduled to be closed the nights of May 16 and 17 for shoulder paving and to shift traffic to shoulder. Nightly closure of the north to east ramp for concrete staining is scheduled for May 21 and 22. Please refer to the project website for specific dates and times for closures.
Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis441/
WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: US 10/WIS 441 Midway Interchange Mainline
Location: US 10/WIS 441 at the Midway Road Interchange
Schedule: July 2017 to November 2018
Length of project: 1.237 miles
Cost: $14.2 million
Description: This work is part of the WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project. The project consists of reconstructing US 10/WIS 441 at the Midway Road Interchange. Contract work includes common excavation, roadway embankment, prefabricated vertical and horizontal drains, base aggregate, concrete pavement, asphalt pavement, storm sewer, bridge demolition, bridge construction, retaining walls, sign structures, signing, pavement marking, and lighting.
May 14 to May 18: The contractor worked on installing storm sewer and building retaining walls. The contractor placed embankment, breaker run, and base material. The bridge contractor poured the concrete deck for the westbound bridge.
May 21 to May 25: Placement of concrete pavement is scheduled to begin mid-week. The contractor will continue to work on retaining walls. Sign structure construction is scheduled to begin.
- The US 10 eastbound entrance ramp from County AP/Midway Road will remain closed long term.
- The US 10 eastbound exit ramp to County AP/Midway Road will remain closed long term.
- The US 10 westbound exit ramp to County AP/Midway Road will remain closed long term.
Detours: See project website for detour routes.
Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis441/
WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: US 10/WIS 441 bridges
Location: US 10/WIS 441, Oneida Street (Valley Road & Midway Road)
Schedule: September 2017 to June 2018
Length of project: 0.37 miles
Cost: $3.7 million
Description: This work is part of the WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project. The project consists of removals, common excavation, concrete pavement, concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, erosion control, pavement marking, street lighting, traffic signals and all incidental items necessary to complete the work as shown on the plans and included in the proposal and contract.
May 14 to May 18: The contractor finished placing sidewalk, signal poles, signing, and pavement markings at Valley Road for stage 2 construction. Valley Road was opened to traffic and the contractor began working on stage 3 on Roeland Avenue and northbound Oneida Street.
May 21 to May 25: The contractor will begin removing pavement and installing the storm sewer at Roeland Avenue and Oneida Street for stage 3 construction.
Traffic impacts: Roeland Avenue is closed long-term from S. Wheatfield Drive to Oneida Street. Valley Road is open from S. Kerry Lane to Oneida Street. Northbound and southbound Oneida Street will remain open to single lanes of traffic.
Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis441/
City of Appleton project website: The city of Appleton has ongoing, local projects on Oneida Street. Please refer to the Appleton website for the city’s Oneida St. construction information. https://www.appleton.org/government/public-works/admin-engineering/project-information/oneida-steet-construction
WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: US10/WIS 441 Mainline/Oneida Street Interchange
Location: City of Appleton/Village of Fox Crossing/City of Menasha
Length of project: 3.2 miles
Schedule: April 2018 to November 2019
Cost: $41.1 million
Description of work: This work is part of the WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project. The work under this contract consists the reconstruction of US 10/WIS 441 from Appleton Road to one mile west of Telulah Avenue increasing it from two lanes in each direction to three lanes. The project will also reconstruct the Oneida Street (US 10) interchange replacing. Oneida Street will be constructed into a diverging diamond interchange.
May 14 to May 18: Crews will continue grading and placing breaker run and base course for the temporary widening of eastbound/northbound US 10/WIS 441 installing drainage facilities, asphalt patching, sawing and installing temporary erosion control devices.
May 21 to May 25: Crews will continue grading and placing base course and fine grading for the temporary widening of eastbound/northbound US 10/WIS 441 installing drainage facilities, asphalt patching and paving, sawing and installing temporary erosion control devices. Temporary barrier wall will be installed with pavement markings on the eastbound/northbound US 10/WIS 441 widening.
Traffic Impacts: There will be various lane, ramp, and mainline closures at different times, throughout the duration of the project. Prior notification of those closures will be on project website, message boards, news releases and social media, along with guidance to preferred routes.
- May 14, 2018 to May 18, 2018: US 10/WIS 441 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Midway Road and Telulah Road overpass between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., Monday through Friday.
- May 14, 2018 to May 18, 2018: US 10/WIS 441 will be fully closed eastbound, Appleton Rd eastbound on ramp & Oneida St eastbound ramps between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., Monday through Friday.
- May 18, 2018: US 10/WIS 441 will be fully closed eastbound, I-41 and Telulah Road overpass between, 8 p.m. and 7 a.m., Friday to Saturday.
- May 21, 2018 to May 25, 2018: US 10/WIS 441 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Midway Road and Telulah Road overpass between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., Monday through Friday.
Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis441/