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Northeast Region weekly highway construction update

Construction updates for Aug. 14 to Aug. 25, 2017

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

 

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 starting in July.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor continued milling and paving in both the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 43. The contractor also continued installing the median cable guard anchors, line posts, and cable guard on WIS 172 between Webster Avenue and I-43. The work on WIS 172 is being done between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

August 21 to August 25: The contractor will continue paving in both the northbound and southbound lanes of I-43. There will be approximately 5 miles of lane closure in each direction at one time, however, it will be moved throughout the week to encompass the work area as needed. The contractor will also continue the median cable guard work on WIS 172 between Webster Avenue and I-43 on a nightly basis.

Traffic impacts: I-43 lane closures will take place during the week (with both lanes open on weekends). Current closures are listed below.

  • Through October 2017 there will be various single lane closures set up in both the northbound and southbound directions. These lane closures will be only 5 miles in length in each direction at any given time.
  • WIS 172 nighttime median lane closures will be set up from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through the end of August.
  • Northbound I-43 on-ramp from WIS 96 will be closed from 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, and again from 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23 to 6 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24.
  • Southbound I-43 on-ramp from WIS 96 will be closed from 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, to noon, Thursday August 24.
  • Glenmore Road under I-43 will be closed during the day Wednesday Aug. 23 and Thursday, Aug. 24.

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

 

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.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor will finish roadway clean up, and the detour will be taken down Tuesday night. The road will open Wednesday morning.

August 21 to August 25: Project complete

Traffic impacts: None

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

 

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 August 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.

August 14 to August 18: Remote operations testing continues.

August 21 to August 25: The testing period is complete. There will be additional work at Main Street, however, this will not affect motorists.

Traffic impacts: None

 

WIS 29 resurfacing and culvert replacement project

Location/limits: WIS 29, US 141 to the east Brown/Kewaunee County line

Schedule: Culvert Replacements – August 14, 2017 to October 2017; Resurfacing – spring 2018 to July 2018.

Length: 7.78 miles

Cost: $3.247 million

Description of work: This project includes 15 culvert pipe replacements, milling, cold-in-place recycling (CIR), HMA pavement, signing, pavement marking, centerline and shoulder rumble strips, and all incidental items necessary for completion.

August 14 to August 18: Project start date is Aug. 14. The contractor will install the traffic control devices, install the erosion control devices, perform saw cuts, and begin the culvert replacement operations working from the west end of the project towards the east.

August 21 to August 25:  The contractor will continue culvert replacement operations working from the west end of the project towards the east. The contractor will also place seed, fertilizer, and erosion mat adjacent to the culvert end walls and place asphaltic surface over the culvert replacement areas.

Traffic impacts: WIS 29 will be open to traffic at all times during the project. One lane may be closed with flagging operations during daylight working hours. All construction operations for the culvert pipe replacements, milling, cold-in-place recycling, and paving will be done utilizing one lane, two-way traffic control using flagging operations.

 

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.

August 14 to August 18: Removal of the existing bridge deck will continue at the northbound Apple Creek structure. Both base aggregate and asphalt shoulders will be completed on the northbound off-ramp to County U. This work, along with installation of topsoil and landscaping, will begin at the weigh scale. Night time earthwork operations will start again placing fill on the outsides of I-41. Beam guard replacements will also begin starting at the south end and working to the north.

August 21 to August 25: Forming the second half of the bridge deck at the northbound Apple Creek Structure will begin in preparation of pouring the second half. Night operations will consist of asphalt paving in the northbound lanes between the two temporary crossovers, earthwork operations will continue with crews working on the outsides of I-41, and installation of cable guard will begin.

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. Ongoing Apple Creek bridge construction has traffic shifted 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.

The following ramp closures are scheduled.

I-41/County U ramp closures

  • Northbound I-41 off-ramp to County U will be closed Friday night, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning
  • Northbound I-41 on-ramp from County U will be closed Friday night, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.

I-41/County S ramp closures

  • Northbound I-41 off-ramp to County S will be closed Thursday night, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.
  • Northbound I-41 on-ramp from County S will be closed Thursday night, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.

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

 

BROWN AND SHAWANO COUNTIES

 

WIS 29/156 Intersection

Location: WIS 156 (WIS 55 to WIS 29), Old 29 Drive (WIS 156 to County Y), WIS 29 at WIS 156 and St. Augustine Rd

Schedule: July 10, 2017 to September 2018

Length of project: 6.3 miles

Cost: $5.2 million

Description of work: Realignment of St. Augustine Road and construction of a new overpass at WIS 29/St. Augustine Road. The project will eliminate the existing WIS 156/St Augustine Road intersection with WIS 29. Relocation of WIS 156 onto Old 29 Drive and County Y to the WIS 29/32 interchange. Portions of Old 29 Drive/County Y intersection will be reconstructed to accommodate the new WIS 156 route. Resurfacing 4 miles of WIS 156 and 2 miles of new WIS 156 (on Old 29 Drive). Construction of three new box culverts. New culvert pipes, guard rail, signing and pavement marking.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor will continue earthwork for the overpass. Reconstruction of the Old 29 Drive/County Y intersection will continue with curb and gutter, and concrete work. Construction of the eastern box culvert along Old 29 Drive will begin.

August 21 to August 25: The contractor will continue earthwork for the overpass. Reconstruction of the Old 29 Drive/County Y intersection will continue with the remainder of concrete work, grading, asphalt pavement, signing and landscaping. Construction of the eastern box culvert along Old 29 Drive will continue.

Traffic impacts:

  • WIS 29 will have outside shoulder closures, and inside lane closures (highway will remain open).
  • The WIS 29/156 intersection will be closed nightly from 7:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • St. Augustine Road south of Cottonwood Drive will be 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.
  • Old 29 Drive/County Y intersection will remain open, but will have various lane/shoulder closures or flagging operations until the end of the month.
  • WIS 29 will have outside shoulder closures (highway will remain open).

 

CALUMET COUNTY AND WINNEBAGO COUNTY

 

WIS 32/57 resurfacing and railroad crossing replacement

Location/limits: WIS 32 from Birch Street in Hilbert to County KK in Brillion

Schedule: August 14, 2017 to September 18, 2017

Length: 6.84 miles

Cost: $1,577,284

Description of work: The improvement project consists of resurfacing WIS 32/57 in the project area. Centerline rumble strips, new signing, and new pavement markings will be installed as part of the project. The deteriorating railroad crossings north of Hilbert will also be reconstructed to provide a smoother driving surface.

Aug 14 to Aug 18: The contract began with reconstruction work around the railroad crossing, just south of Crosstown Road. The contractor will begin milling and paving operations in both the northbound and southbound lanes of WIS 32. Milling and paving will begin north of the railroad crossings working north on WIS 32.

Aug 21 to Aug 25: The contractor will continue milling and paving operations. Permanent traffic signs will also be installed.

Traffic Impacts: WIS 32 will be closed from Birch Street to Crosstown Road from August 14 to August 25 for railroad reconstruction work. WIS 32 will remain open, with flagging operations, during resurfacing.

Detour: Traffic will be detoured around the project work zone via County PP to US 10.

 

US 10/ Oneida Street resurfacing

Location: US 10 from County Road AP (Midway Road) to WIS 114 in Menasha

Schedule: July 31, 2017 to October 5, 2017

Length: 1.1 miles

Cost: $1.2 million

Description of work: This project will mill and overlay the pavement on US 10 between County AP and WIS 114, repair of the concrete pavement at the WIS 114 intersection, spot replacement of deteriorated curb and gutter and inlets, replacement of the traffic signals at the Manitowoc Road intersection including partial reconstruction of the intersection, partial replacement of the traffic signals at the WIS 114 intersection and partial reconstruction of the intersection, installation of new signing and pavement marking.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor will continue installing new curb and gutter at US 10 and WIS 114, and US 10 and Manitowoc Road intersections, pave new sidewalk at the US 10 and Manitowoc Road intersection, begin placing new concrete bases for new signals at US 10 and Manitowoc Road, and base patching in the US 10 and WIS 114 intersection.

August 21 to August 25: The contractor will pour curb, gutter, and concrete pavement at WIS 114/US 10, begin signal installation at Manitowoc Road/US 10, and spot curb and gutter repairs along US 10.

Traffic impacts:

  • US 10 will be detoured during construction.
    • Local, business and emergency access will be maintained during construction.
    • Please see US 10 project website for detailed access point maps to access properties and businesses during construction.
  • Some turning movements at the intersections of US 10 and WIS 114 will be reduced during construction.
    • Traffic on WIS 114 will not have access to US 10 for the duration of the project.
    • Traffic will not have access to Fire Lane 1 for a portion of construction.
    • Local, business and emergency access will be maintained during construction
  • During work at the intersection of US 10 and Manitowoc Road, the Manitowoc Road approaches will be closed up to 20 days.
  • WIS 114 will remain open to traffic.

Detour: The detour route is WIS 441 to County KK to County N.

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/us10resurf/

 

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.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor will continue placing breaker run, geogrid and fabric as subgrade conditions allow. They will continue to place base aggregate dense on top of the breaker run or suitable fill. They will continue placing recycled asphalt as part of the new pavement section.

August 21 to August 25: The contractor will continue to place base aggregate dense on top of the breaker run or suitable fill. They will continue placing recycled asphalt as part of the new pavement section. They will continue to EBS select areas on the southern portion of the project. They will start placing curb and gutter. They will begin milling asphalt in a small 300’ section between Custer Road and Fletcher Road. They will finish up minor culvert work.

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. Eastbound WIS 44 may be restricted to one lane during off-peak hours (peak hours 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.). All northbound, southbound and eastbound truck turning movements are to be maintained throughout construction.

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.

August 14 to August 18: Crews finished the parapets on the new northbound I-43 bridge over Point Creek. Crews finished repairing pavement on northbound I-43

August 21 to August 25: Crews will finish the new northbound I-43 bridge over Point Creek, installing guardrail. Crews will be installing pavement markings and traffic control devices and begin preparing to open I-43 to two lanes in each direction.

Traffic impacts: 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.

 

Detour: None

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.

August 14 to August 18: Concrete paving was completed on the west half of the roadway from 30th St. to the north limits at 35th Place. Electrical conduit installation continued through the middle portion of the project. Sidewalk grading on the southern half began on the west side of the roadway.

August 21 to August 25: Electrical conduit and light bases will continue to be installed on the northern portion of the project on the east side of the roadway. Sidewalk and intersection grading will continue on the west half of the roadway near the south end of the project.

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.

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

 

MARINETTE COUNTY

 

US 8 resurfacing

Location/limits: US 8 from west County Line to County O east of Dunbar

Schedule: Aug. 9 to November 2017

Length of project: 14.26 miles

Cost: $5.3 million

Description of work: This work includes milling and resurfacing of US 8, replacement of curb and gutter and concrete sidewalk in the town of Goodman. Work will also include slope flattening along various rural areas, culverts, guardrail, signing, erosion control, restoration, and pavement markings.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor was on site installing traffic control, saw cutting throughout the project limits continued, erosion control was installation in Goodman, curb, sidewalk, and storm sewer removals in Goodman began, and they started replacing storm sewer in the town of Goodman.

August 21 to August 25: The contractor will continue working on storm sewer in the town of Goodman.

Traffic impacts: US 8 will remain open during construction, but anticipate some minor delays and flagging operations during construction operations.

Detour: None

 

OCONTO COUNTY

 

WIS 32 Culvert Lining and Installation

Location/limits: WIS 32 Mountain to Wabeno (WIS 64 to north County line)

Schedule: August 10 to September 8

Length: WIS 32 (0.42 miles)

Cost: $314,000

Description of work: This project involves the placement or lining of culvert pipes along WIS 32 from WIS 64 to the North County Limits. Five culvert pipes will be lined and one additional culvert pipe will be placed at a new location along WIS 32 to restore the historic stream crossing Mosquito Creek. Shoulder and lane closures will be used to complete the work.

August 21 to August 26: The contractor will begin installation of a new concrete culvert at Mosquito Creek in the town of Townsend.

Traffic impacts: Starting August 21, WIS 32 will be reduced to a single lane from Diamond Roof Road to the north county limits. Temporary traffic signals will be in place to facilitate the flow of traffic.

 

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.

August 14 to August 18: Bridge rehabilitation work will continue with the deck overlay work. Crews may work on culvert cleaning, curb and gutter replacement areas, and sidewalk replacement areas during the day. Traffic will be changed at the bridge for the next stage.

August 21 to August 25: Bridge rehabilitation work will continue with deck overlay work. Crews may work on culvert cleaning areas during the day. Traffic will be changed at the bridge for the next stage.

Traffic impacts: College Avenue will remain open to traffic during construction. The majority of the work will be conducted under nighttime lane closures. One lane will remain open in each direction at night. Starting July 28, 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 to a single lane in each direction. Traffic will remain a single lane through mid-September.

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.

August 14 to August 19: Placement of concrete sidewalk continued along WIS 47 and County OO. Colored crosswalks were completed, and colored concrete was placed for median islands. Grooved pavement markings were installed in the roundabout area. Stage 2B began at Mason Street south of County OO, including traffic control revisions, pavement removal, grading, storm sewer, curb and gutter placement, and concrete paving. Overhead sign supports and street lights were erected along the project, and the city erected signal monotubes along County OO.

August 21 to August 26: Pavement markings will be applied to the roadway. Concrete sidewalks and driveways and colored concrete sidewalk terraces will be completed. Grading of topsoil and landscaping will occur. Traffic signs will be installed by the contractor and the city. Electrical work will be completed.

Traffic Impacts: County OO is reduced to one lane in each direction from west of Mason Street to the WIS 47/County OO intersection. Mason Street is reduced to one lane in each direction prior to the County OO intersection. Hillock Court is closed for duration of the Mason Street construction to complete pavement restoration from the recent City water utility changes, and help mitigate construction traffic into Festival Foods at Knob Hill Drive.

  • Beginning Monday, Aug. 21, access from WIS 47 to the Northland Mall east driveway will be closed through September 1. Access from WIS 47 to Taco Bell and the retail property at 2828 Richmond Street will be closed for the same duration. Access to these businesses will still be available via County OO.

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.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor continued milling and placement of the asphaltic binder pavement on the outside lane of northbound and southbound I-43. They also paved the outside shoulder of I-43 southbound.

August 21 to August 25: The contractor will continue paving the outside shoulders of I-43 with asphaltic binder. They will then begin placement of the asphaltic surface on the southbound outside lane and shoulder.

Traffic impacts: 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/i43ner/

 

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.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor paved WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) northbound lanes. They started forming for the concrete hand pours at the 25th Street and 26th Street intersections. They continued underground work for street lighting along WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) northbound lanes.

August 21 to August 25: The contractor will continue to form and pour concrete at the 25th Street and 26th Street intersections. They will grade and place concrete sidewalk and driveway aprons along the east side of WIS 42 (Calumet Drive). They will continue underground work for street lighting along WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) northbound lanes.

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 westbound 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

 

WIS 144 reconditioning

Location/limits: WIS 144 from WIS 28 in Silver Creek to WIS 57 in Random Lake

Length: 6.85 miles

Schedule: July 10, 2017 to November 2017

Cost: $5 Million

Description of work: Work will consist of milling and resurfacing 6.85 miles of WIS 144 and widening the travel lanes by two feet, widening shoulders, replacing curb and gutter, replacing storm sewer in Silver Creek, replacing culverts, updating existing beam guard, flattening side slopes, and upgrading a number of intersections.

Here is a summary of the WIS 144 intersection improvements.

  • WIS 28: Updating pavement marking
  • County Road I: Adding right-turn lane and curb returns with increased radius and offset
  • County Road DE: Adding right-turn lane
  • County Road DE/Silver Creek: Adding curb returns with increased radius and offset
  • Lone Pine: Adding curb returns with increased radius and offset
  • Riverview: Adding curb returns
  • Schroeter: Adding curb returns
  • Lynn: Adding curb returns with increased radius and offset

August 14 to August 18: Storm sewer will continue in Silver Creek. Grading will continue throughout the project. Deck overlays on the structures will finish.

August 21 to August 25: Storm sewer will continue in Silver Creek. Grading will continue throughout the project. Retaining wall work will begin. Asphalt patching will begin. Culvert pipe work will continue.

Traffic impacts: WIS 144 will be closed from Carroll Street to WIS 28 for the duration of the project. There will be a three-day closure at some point during construction between WIS 57 and Carroll Street for the box culvert work. Local access to the project will be allowed at various side streets.

Detour: The detour will be north along WIS 28, east on County A and south on WIS 57.

 

WINNEBAGO 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.

August 14 to August 18: Crew will continue decking on the north-to-west bridge. Traffic is scheduled to be switched back to existing lane configuration on US 10 eastbound over Cold Springs Road once approach slab work has been completed.

August 21 to August 25: Crew will continue decking on the north-to-west bridge. Backfilling of the west abutment of the east-to-north bridge is scheduled.

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

August 14 to August 18: Work will continue decking and reinforcing steel will be placed on B-70-061, the westbound US 10/WIS 441 structure over Little Lake Butte des Morts. Decking will continue on the B-70-401, future westbound structure over I-41, and also continue on the B-70-406 structure, the future west-to-north ramp structure. Work will continue decking on the west US10/WIS441 to south I-41 structure, unit 1 (B-70-405). Contractor will continue setting steel plate girders on B-70-405 over the US10/WIS 441/I-41 interchange. There will be closures at night, and press releases and message boards will notify the public of the upcoming closures. Grading work and the placement of slope paving will continue. Stripping formwork from the B-70-061 structure will continue.

August 21 to August 25: Work will continue decking and reinforcing steel will be placed on B-70-061, the westbound US 10/WIS 441 structure over Little Lake Butte des Morts. Decking will continue on the B-70-401, future westbound structure over I-41, and also continue on the B-70-406 structure, the future west-to-north ramp structure. Work will continue decking on the west US10/WIS441 to south I-41 structure, unit 1 (B-70-405).  Contractor will continue setting steel plate girders on B-70-405 during the day. There is likely to be deck pours on both the B-70-061 and B-70-406 structures. Grading and embankment work will continue placing fill at the future east to north ramp location. Work will occur to place the permanent camera pole and run the conduit and wire to it. On Monday night, August 21, the contractor will be placing false decking on the B-70-405 structure,

Traffic Impacts: On Monday night, August 21, there will be full closures on northbound I-41 and US1 0/WIS 441. On Thursday, August 24, there will be a southbound I-41 outside lane closure in order to allow the electrical contractor to do their work. There will be daytime closures on Lake Street from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Message boards, project website updates and news releases will be put out prior to that time to notify the public of traffic restrictions and full closures. 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 Interchange Mainline

Location: US 10/WIS 441 at the Midway Road Interchange

Schedule: July 2017 to November 2018

Length: 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.

August 14 to August 18: The contractor continued installation of preformed, vertical drains this week.

August 21 to August 25: The contractor will resume placement of drainage blanket material and continue installation of preformed, vertical drains.

Traffic impacts: There are long-term closures currently at the US 10 eastbound entrance ramp from County AP/Midway Road, the US 10 eastbound exit ramp to County AP/Midway Road, and the US 10 westbound exit ramp to County AP/Midway Road.

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

 

WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: US 10/WIS 441 bridges

Location: US 10/WIS 441 bridges over Oneida Street

Schedule: July 2017 to November 2017

Length: 0.689 miles

Cost: $3.2 million

Description: This work is part of the WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project. The project consists of widening bridges B-70-115 and B-70-116 over Oneida Street for future expansion of US 10/WIS 441. The work under this contract includes common excavation, storm sewer, bridge widening and deck replacement, erosion control, asphaltic pavement, pavement marking, removals and all incidental items necessary to complete the work as shown on the plans and included in the proposal and contract.

August 14 to August 18: Bridge crews will be decking the B-70-115 and B-70-116 structures.

August 21 to August 25: Bridge crews plan to continue decking the B-70-115 and B-70-116 structures.

Traffic impacts: Northbound and southbound Oneida Street will various lane closures.

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

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