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Northeast Region weekly highway construction update

Weekly updates for July 16 to July 27, 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.

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

 

BROWN COUNTY

 

US 41 & County B Interchange

Location/limits: US 41/County B Interchange, Village of Suamico, Brown County

Schedule: May 29 to mid-August

Length of project: 0.30 miles

Cost: $2.58 million

Description of work: Reconstruct the US 41 & County B interchange, including update storm sewer, reconstruct railroad crossing along County B, new concrete pavement and sidewalks along County B, construct new retaining wall along County B, add additional left turn lane for the US 41 northbound off ramp, and add additional County B westbound lane. New signals will be installed at the interchange terminals, as well as new signing and pavement marking.

July 16 to July 20: The contractor will continue placing concrete for the pavement, sidewalks, and curb & gutter along County B and grading, shaping, and placing top soil along the ditches and slopes. The contractor will also perform work for the new retaining wall.

July 23 to July 27: The contractor will continue placing concrete for the sidewalks and curb & gutter along County B and grading, shaping, and placing top soil along the ditches and slopes. The contractor will also pave the transitions along County B, install the traffic signals, signing, and pavement markings, and perform work for the new retaining wall.

Traffic impacts: The US 41 & County B interchange will be closed during construction from May 29 to July 27, 2018. The northbound US 41 ramps will re-open on June 29, with the remainder of the interchange remaining closed until July 27. The interchange will open to all traffic on July 27.

Detour: Two detours will be in place as follows:

  • Westbound County B: US 41 to County M to County HS to County B.
  • Eastbound County B: US 41 to County M to County J to County B.

Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/us41ctyb/full-project-overview

 

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.

July 16 to July 20: The contractor will complete 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 then install guardrail, place temporary asphaltic pavement, install pavement markings, and move the precast concrete barrier to transition to the rehabilitation of the bridge decks along the outside portions of the structures. Crews will also install cable barrier along the median of US 41/US 141 and set the girder for the Harbor Lights Road structure over US 41.

July 23 to July 27: The contractor will continue the rehabilitation of the bridge decks along the outside portions of the northbound US 41/US 141 structure over County B and the northbound US 41/US 141 structure over the CN Railroad with the demolition of the bridge decks followed by the installation of the decking. Crews will also install cable barrier along the median of US 41/US 141 and install the decking for the Harbor Lights Road structure over US 41.

Traffic impacts:

  • 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.
  • Motorists will encounter off-peak lane closures along southbound and northbound US 41/US 141.
  • Harbor Lights Road is closed between West Deerfield Lane and East Deerfield Lane until November 2018.
  • The US 41 & County B interchange will be closed during construction from May 29 to July 27, 2018 as part of the US 41 & County B Interchange project. The northbound US 41 ramps will re-open on June 29, with the remainder of the interchange remaining closed until July 27. The interchange will open to all traffic on July 27.

Detour: Two detours will be in place as follows:

  • Westbound County B: US 41 to County M to County HS to County B.
  • Eastbound County B: US 41 to County M to County J to County B.

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

Schedule: August 2017 to November 2017 (culvert replacement complete); May 2018 to late 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.

July 16 to July 20: Finishing work and punchlist items.

July 23 to July 27: Finishing work and punchlist items.

Traffic impacts: None.

 

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).

July 16 to July 20: Crews continued working on the remainder of the earthwork for the overpass bridge, and the intersection of St. Augustine Road and WIS 156. Restoration was completed as needed.

July 23 to July 27: Replacement of the other culvert pipes along WIS 156 will start. Prep work will be completed for the resurfacing of WIS 156 and paving of St. Augustine Road.

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 156 is closed to through traffic until early August.
  • 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.

Detour: The WIS 156 detour will follow WIS 55 and WIS 29.

Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis29-156/

 

FOND DU LAC COUNTY

 

US 45 Resurfacing and Safety Improvement

Location/Limits: US 45 (North village of Eden limits to US 151 in Fond du Lac)

Schedule: June 18, 2018 to late October 2018.

Length: 5.46 miles

Cost: $4,272,425.59

Description of work: This project includes resurfacing of US 45 in the project limits, realignment of US 45/County H intersection, reconstruction of a vertical curve south of US 151, re-decking of the bridge over the DeNeveu Creek, Multiple culvert replacements, beamguard upgrades, centerline rumble strips, obstacle/tree removal in the clear zone, signing and pavement marking.

July 16 to July 20: Cross culverts will be installed from Birch Road to the north. Work on the new box culvert north of County UU will continue. Grading will begin south of Birch Road.

July 23rd to July 27th: Cross culverts will be installed from County H north. The new box culvert will continue to be worked on north of County UU. Grading will continue south of Birch Road.

Traffic impacts:

US 45 south of US 151 will be CLOSED and detoured during construction.

  • Local access to businesses and residences will be provided at all times via the nearest side road.
  • US 45 will be closed approximately one mile north of County UU for box culvert installation.

US 45 north of US 151 will be OPEN to traffic using flagging operations during construction.

Detour:

Southbound US 45: US 45 to southbound I-41 to eastbound County B to rejoin US 45

Northbound US 45: US 45 to westbound County B to northbound I-41 to rejoin US 45

Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis45resurface/

 

US 151 Bridge Repair

Location/limits: County Y and US 45 bridges over US 151 in the city of Fond du Lac and the town of Lamartine.

Construction Schedule: Spring 2018 to fall 2018

Description of work: This project will replace girders damaged by over-height vehicle strikes on two bridges over US 151. The US 45 bridge in the city of Fond du Lac will have a girder replaced, the deck repaired and an epoxy overlay placed on the deck. The County Y bridge in the town of Lamartine will have two girders replaced, the deck repaired and an epoxy overlay.

July 16 to July 20: Steel will be tied for bridge repair on the County Y bridge, and concrete will be placed late in the week.

July 23 to July 27: Crew will work on removing forms.

Traffic Impacts: US 45 will be CLOSED and detoured. County Y will be CLOSED and no detoured will be posted.

Detour: US 45 detour: County B to I-41.

 

WIS 67 Virgin Creek Box Culvert Project

Location/limits: WIS 67 from US 45 to the east Fond du Lac/Sheboygan County line

Schedule: May 31, 2018 to early August 2018.

Length: 0.114 miles

Cost: $3 million

Description of work: The project consists of a new box culvert that will replace the existing structure along with 600’ of reconstructed road along WIS 67. Town Hall Road will no longer be a through road and will be converted into a rural driveway.

July 16 to July 20: Asphalt pavement was placed.

July 23 to July 27: Gravel shoulders will be placed and permanent signing will be installed.

Traffic impacts: WIS 67 is CLOSED to traffic from US 45 to County SS for the duration of the project with a posted detour route.

Detour: A detour will start at the intersection of WIS 67 and County SS, continue along County SS to US 45 and then back into WIS 67 at the intersection of WIS 67 and US 45.

 

WIS 23 Resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 23 from the WIS 26 intersection in Rosendale to Townline Road in Fond Du Lac.

Schedule: July 9, 2018 to late October 2018

Length of project: 8.25 miles

Cost: $5 million

Description of work: Work will include milling off and resurfacing existing pavement, concrete pavement patch repairs, bridge deck overlay, beam guard replacements, concrete pavement, storm sewer, culvert pipe replacements, sidewalk and curb ramp replacement, signing and pavement marking.

July 16 to July 21: Crews will continue sawcutting, removals, base patching, culvert replacement, and complete bridge deck repair work on the north side of the structure.

July 23 to July 28: Crews will continue removals, base patching, bridge approach replacements, culvert replacements, and will begin bridge deck repair work on the south side of the structure.

Traffic impacts: WIS 23 will be closed to through traffic from July 9 through the end of August. A reminder that traffic needs to utilize the detour route unless they need to access a location within the project closure limits.

Detour: Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on WIS 26 to I-41, and south on I-41 to WIS 23. Westbound traffic will be detoured north on I-41 to WIS 26, and south on WIS 26 to WIS 23.

 

MANITOWOC COUNTY

 

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

Cost: $5,848,500

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.

July 16 to July 20: The paving contractor will continue paving asphalt from County R towards Whitelaw. The concrete contractor will be removing concrete base patches and working on base patching, concrete sidewalk, and curb ramps in Whitelaw. The landscaping contractor will be in doing final restoration in areas that the grading is complete.

July 23 to July 27: The paving contractor will start milling and paving the binder layer of asphalt this week. They will start east of Whitelaw and continue towards Reedsville. The grading contractor will be working on the vision grading at County T and begin the poured concrete end walls at the cross-culvert pipes. The landscaping contractor will also be in this week to do final restoration of any areas that the grading is complete.

Traffic impacts: US 10 is 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/

 

MANITOWOC AND SHEBOYGAN COUNTIES

 

I-43 Cable Barrier

Location/Limits: I-43 from Wilson Lima Road to Fischer Creek Road

Schedule: June 4, 2018 to August 29, 2018

Length of project in miles: 6.27 miles

Cost: $1.640 million

Description of work: The I-43 improvement project will install median cable barrier in the project limits and place a high-friction polymer overlay on the I-43/County EE (Weeden Creek Road) overpass. Various bridge surface repairs and concrete masonry deck repairs will also take place. There are three segments in different locations where the cable barrier is being installed on I-43. The south segment starts at Wilson Lima Road and ends at the structures over County Hwy EE/Weeden Creek Road. The middle segment starts at County Hwy MM and ends at Orchard Road. The north segment starts at County Line Road and ends at Fischer Creek Road.

July 16 to July 20: The contractor will continue installing cable barrier on the south segment.

July 23 to July 27: The contractor will continue installing cable barrier on the south segment. Depending how far they get, they may start installing cable barrier on segments 2 and 3.

Traffic impacts: Single-lane closures will occur with the left lane closed in both the northbound and southbound directions on I-43 to work in the median. Work restrictions will occur at different days/times throughout the week, where all traffic control devices will be removed and all lanes of travel will be open to traffic during peak hours.

  • Lane closures will start June 4 and run through August 29 on the south segment from Wilson
  • Lima Road to the structures over County Hwy EE/Weeden Creek Road.
  • Lane closures may switch from left lane closures to right lane closures when the structure work takes place.
  • Lane closures will start June 11 through August 29 on the north segment from County Line Road to Fischer Creek Road.
  • Lane closures will start June 25 through August 29 on the middle segment from County Hwy MM to Orchard Road.

Detour: None

 

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY

 

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

Cost: $9,595,836

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.

July 16 to July 20: The contractor will be paving concrete pavement on Plank Road and on WIS 55 between County OO and Maloney. The contractor will be restoring topsoil on WIS 55 between County OO and Maloney. The contractor will be installing sidewalk on WIS 55 from County OO to Maloney Road.

July 23 to July 27: The contractor will be paving concrete pavement on Plank Road and on WIS 55 between County OO and Maloney. The contractor will be restoring on WIS 55 between County OO and Maloney. The contractor will be installing sidewalk on WIS 55 from County OO to Maloney Road.

Traffic impacts: WIS 55 will be closed to through traffic from Gertrude/Maloney Road to WIS 55/WIS 96/County J intersection and is detoured.

Detour: WIS 55 will be detoured via WIS 96 to Gertrude St to County OO to County J to County JJ.

Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis55kau/

 

WIS 55 Resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 55 from Lake Road in the city of Seymour to the Outagamie/Shawano County Line

Schedule: Late June 2018 to early August 2018

Length of project: 4.51 miles

Cost: $1.558 million

Description of work: The project includes milling and overlaying the roadway pavement, replacing five old culvert pipes with new pipes, upgrading roadside barrier, installing centerline rumble strips, and new permanent markings and highway signage.

July 16 to July 20: Crews will install new beamguard and landscape at the beamguard locations. Crews will also apply pavement markings to the roadway and replace permanent signing along WIS 55. Clean up and finishing work will be performed at the end of the week.

July 23 to July 27: Minor clean up and finishing work may occur Monday. WIS 55 will be clear and no work will be performed on the roadway during the Outagamie County Fair, July 24 to July 29.

Traffic impacts: WIS 55 is open. Lane closures with flagging operations will be used to perform remaining work. Shoulder closures will also be in place for both the northbound and southbound shoulders at the beamguard locations between Lake Road and Cemetery Road and between Cicero Road and Shady Road.

 

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

Cost: $2.194 million

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.

July 15 to July 21: Work will continue constructing the containment structure under the superstructure on WIS 441 span 1 through 6.

July 22 to July 28: Work will continue constructing the containment structure under the superstructure on WIS 441 span 1 through 6.

Traffic impacts: Northbound WIS 441 will remain open with two 11-foot lanes with a reduced 55 mph speed zone in the project area. Southbound WIS 441 will have a right shoulder closure in effect in the project area. WIS 96 will be open to normal traffic flow Tuesday, July 17.

 

OUTAGAMIE AND WINNEBAGO COUNTY

 

I-41 and US 10 Bridge Deck Resurfacing

Location/limits: Capitol Drive bridge at I-41 in Grand Chute; I-41 bridges at Wisconsin Central Ltd. Railroad (WCL RR) in Appleton; I-41 bridge at Maloney Road in Kaukauna; and US 10 bridges at Dale Road in Winchester, Winnebago County.

Length of project: Bridge decks only

Schedule: July 9 to first week of August 2018

Cost: $370,400

Description of work: Capitol Drive Overpass – Concrete surface repair, concrete overlay and pigmented surface sealer; I-41 at WCL RR and Maloney Road – Polymer overlay and pigmented surface sealer; US 10 at Dale Road – Polymer overlay and pigmented surface sealer.

July 16 to July 20: The contractor will continue preparation of the Capitol Drive bridge deck for an overlay and place a 1-1/2inch concrete overlay on half of the deck. Polymer overlay work on the I-41 structures (Maloney Road and WCL RR) will begin after 7 p.m. on Friday, July 20 and continue until 6 a.m. Monday, July 23.

July 23 to July 27: The contractor will complete the concrete overlay of the Capitol Drive bridge and complete polymer overlay work to the I-41 structures over the WCL RR and Maloney Road. The polymer overlay work on the US 10 structures over Dale Road will be completed

Traffic impacts: The Capitol Drive overpass of I 41 will be closed during construction. Traffic will be detoured via a posted detour route. For the weekend of July 20 to 23, I-41 will have short term lane closures at Maloney Road and at the WCL RR while work is being performed on these bridge decks. There will be daytime lane closures on US 10 near Dale Road during the weekdays of July 23 through July 27

Detour: Capitol Drive will be detoured using North Rifle Range Road and County A (Lynnndale Drive).

 

SHAWANO COUNTY

 

WIS 29 Pavement Repairs

Location/limits: Shawano County from Highline Road to the Shawano/Brown County line, includes work in the town of Angelica, town of Pittsfield, and village of Slab City.

Length of project: 13.2 miles

Schedule: June 22 to mid-October

Cost: $6.3 million

Description of work: Along the WIS 29 corridor, work consists of concrete pavement repair, concrete pavement replacement, replacing asphalt shoulders, continuous diamond grinding, pavement marking, signing and rumble strips.

July 16 to July 20: Subgrade improvements will be made on the crossovers. Final grading of the west crossover will be completed. Asphalt pavement will be placed on the remainder of the east crossover and all of the west crossover. Gravel shoulders will be placed and final preparations will be made for pavement marking and other traffic control devices. Traffic switch is tentatively scheduled for Monday July 23.

July 23 to July 27: Traffic switch tentatively scheduled for July 23. Once traffic is switched, concrete pavement repairs will begin in the area between Spruce Road and County Road F on eastbound WIS 29.

Traffic impacts:

  • Eastbound and westbound WIS 29 will have left lane closures. Lane closures will extend from Highline Road to County Road C. The westbound lane closure will be in effect until late August.
  • Eastbound WIS 29 will have a right lane closure starting Monday July 23. Lane closure will extend from Highline Road to County Road C. The eastbound lane closure will be in effect until late August.

Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis29resurface/

 

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY

 

WIS 23 Resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 23 from Division Street (Greenbush) to County P (Plymouth)

Length of project: 7.50 miles

Schedule: July 11, 2018 to mid to late August 2018

Cost: $1,767,599.32

Description of work: Work consists of milling and resurfacing of asphaltic pavement surface, adding base aggregate to shoulders, adding centerline rumble strips, signing, pavement marking, and beamguard adjustments.

Jul 16 to Jul 20: The contractor will continue milling and paving operations on WIS 23, with work in the westbound travel lane finishing up on Friday, July 20.

Jul 23 to Jul 27: The contractor will finish paving a westbound acceleration lane, and all intersections on Monday and Tuesday, July 23 and 24. Shouldering operations should begin on Wednesday, July 25, with signing and minor beamguard operations beginning late in the week or the week after.

Traffic impacts: Single lane closures on WIS 23 with flagging operations. All lanes will remain open during holidays and large race events at Road America.

 

WINNEBAGO COUNTY

 

WIS 116 Reconstruction, Omro

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.

July 16 to July 20: Crews continued excavation and grading along the project. Electrical installation began in the WIS 21/WIS 116 intersection. Curb and gutter installation began on the western half of the project. Water main was completed along the project. Storm sewer installation continued on the east end of the project and in the Fox Trail intersection.

July 23 to July 27: Roadway excavation will be completed along the route. Curb and gutter will continue, and sidewalks will begin to be installed. Electrical installations will continue and fine grading will be completed in anticipation for asphalt paving.

Traffic impacts: WIS 116 between Spruce Street and the north city limits is 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 is closed in both directions from Spruce Street to the west limits of the project until early August. Traffic is detoured WIS 116 to County E to County K.
  • Spruce Street is closed to southbound traffic. Only northbound traffic can cross the Fox River Bridge and north through the WIS 21/WIS 116 intersection to Spruce Street.
  • 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 Reconstruction, 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

Cost: $5,923,788.94

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.

July 16 to July 20: The contractor is placing gravel from 9th Avenue to 13th Avenue and is placing curb & gutter from 7th Avenue to 9th Avenue. The contractor is also removing the pavement from 5th Street to the west.

July 23rd to July 27th: The contractor anticipates grading the roadway from 5th Street to the west. The contractor also anticipates installing sidewalk from 2nd Avenue to 9th Avenue.

Traffic impacts: WIS 116 is closed and detoured. 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.

July 16 to July 20: The contractor is continuing to pour parapets on the retaining walls. Bases for street lights and electrical cabinets will be installed.

July 23 to July 27: The contractor will continue to pour parapets on the retaining walls. Asphalt paving will occur on both approaches to the bridge.

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 3 work. S 2nd Avenue is now open to traffic. S 1st Street will remain closed for Stage 3.

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 and I-41/US 10/WIS 441 Interchange

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.

July 16 to July 20: Most project work is complete. Contractor will be working on general cleanup and punch list items. Causeway material should be removed and either placed as slope paving, or hauled off-site.

July 23 to July 27: Causeway material should be removed and either placed as slope paving, or hauled off-site. Concrete patching will take place on the collector distributor lanes.

Traffic Impacts: There will be a weekend closure of the southbound collector distributor lanes from 9 p.m. on Friday, July 27 until 6 a.m. on Monday, July 30. The southbound I-41 to eastbound US 10/WIS 441 ramp will not be available at this time.

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.

July 16 to July 20: Storm sewer installation and curb and gutter installation is scheduled for Tayco Street. Concrete pavement is scheduled to take place in the median of I-41. Base aggregate is scheduled to be placed in the median of I-41 in preparation for median wall to be placed.

Traffic Impacts: I-41 northbound and southbound long-term lane reduction in place. Tayco Street is closed from July 5 to August 29. Westbound on-ramp at Racine Street is scheduled to open to I-41 northbound and southbound traffic on July 15. 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.

July 16 to July 20: The contractor is scheduled to switch traffic to the newly constructed roadway over the course of several days next week. Motorists should be advised of changing traffic configurations occurring as the switch progresses. The contractor will move barrier wall, install storm sewer, place asphalt pavement, and install signing and pavement markings as part of the traffic switch. The operations required to complete the traffic switch are dependent on weather making the schedule tentative.

July 23 to July 27: The contractor is scheduled to begin grading operations on the future westbound lanes. They will remove pavement and begin hauling embankment material.

Traffic impacts:

  • The US 10 eastbound entrance ramp from County AP/Midway Road is scheduled to open to traffic late next week.
  • 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.
  • The US 10 westbound entrance ramp from County AP/Midway Road is scheduled to close late next week. This will be a long-term closure.

Detours: See project website for detour routes.

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

 

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 of 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.

July 16 to July 20: Crews are installing drainage facilities along southbound WIS 441 from Oneida Street to the Telulah Road overpass. The contractor is excavating the retention pond at the northwest quadrant of Oneida street and WIS 441. Temporary barrier wall will be added on the south end along with some temporary pavement markings.

July 23 to July 27: Crews will continue installing drainage facilities along southbound WIS 441 from Oneida Street to the Telulah Road overpass. The contractor will continue to excavate the retention pond at the northwest quadrant of Oneida street and WIS 441. Saw cutting is also anticipated for various locations throughout the project.

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.

  • Southbound WIS 441 off-ramp to Oneida Street/US 10 to close Wednesday night, June 27 through November 2018.
  • Southbound WIS 441/westbound US 10 on-ramp from Oneida Street/US 10 to close Wednesday night, June 27 through November 2018.
  • To access Oneida Street, traffic should exit at Appleton Road and take Valley Road or Midway Road east to Oneida Street.

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

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