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Northeast Region weekly highway construction update

Construction taking place May 9 to May 20

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. Here you can find details on any active state highway construction project in our region. In case you’re unsure if your county is in WisDOT Northeast Region, here is a list: Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Sheboygan, and Winnebago.

Larger construction projects have individual websites. You can see the list at http://projects.511wi.gov/region/northeast/.

For projects not yet underway in the 2022 construction year, please see our 2022 Annual Construction Advisory at https://projects.511wi.gov/weeklyupdates-ne/2022-annual-construction-advisory/

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

Safe travels!

Mark Kantola and Missy Kok, Regional Communications Managers
Mark.Kantola@dot.wi.gov, (920) 492-4153; Melissa2.kok@dot.wi.gov, (920) 492-5743

 

BROWN COUNTY

 

WIS 29/County VV Interchange

Location/limits: WIS 29/County VV interchange, WIS 29/County U interchange, and various side roads in the villages of Hobart/Howard and the Oneida Nation Reservation.

Length: 1.3 miles

Schedule: May 3, 2021 to late fall 2022

Cost: $19.8 million

Description of work: Construction of a grade-separated interchange at the intersection of WIS 29/County VV, including the connection and/or realignment of local roadways. After the completion of the interchange at WIS 29/County VV, the intersection of WIS 29/County U will be closed.

May 9 to May 13: Dewater for the steel casing pipe for future sanitary under County VV. Conduit and fiber optic installation along Marley Street. The contractor will resume grading efforts along County TS as well as salvaged topsoil placement as weather permits. Asphalt paving on shoulder patches, gravel placement and fine grading will occur in the median at the bridge pier. The contractor will pour the new bridge deck on County VV over WIS 29.

May 16 to May 20: The contractor will continue to install storm sewer and drain tile along County TS and County VV. Grading for the new ramps and gores along mainline will begin. Dewatering for the steel casing, and County VV and County TS pond construction continues.

Traffic impacts: WIS 29 lane closures can be expected during off-peak hours during the project.

  • The western median U-turn of the WIS 29/County VV RCUT is closed and detoured.
    • Traffic to proceed westbound to the WIS 32 on/off ramps and use the WIS 29/WIS 32 ramps to turn around and access eastbound WIS 29.
  • County VV between County U and North Overland Road is CLOSED to mid-August 2022.
  • Local roadways will be closed and/or detoured during various times throughout construction. Please see project website.

Detour:

  • County VV: Traffic to proceed westbound along WIS 29 to County U and eastbound along WIS 29 to County U.
  • RCUT closure: Westbound WIS 29 to WIS 32 on/off-ramps to eastbound WIS 29.

Project websitehttps://projects.511wi.gov/29vv/

 

WIS 57 and County K Intersection Reconstruction

Location/limits: WIS 57 and County K intersection in the town of Scott

Length: .73 miles

Schedule: May 2, 2022 to late August 2022

Cost: $2.0 million

Description of work: Reconstruct the intersection to a ‘restricted crossing U-turn (RCUT)’. This removes cross traffic (full left turn) from side road. Other work includes grading, based, concrete pavement, hot mix asphalt, curb and gutter, fence, lighting, and incidentals.

May 9 to May 13: The contactor will continue their removals and grading/finishing the median area of WIS 57. Aggregate will be placed to start building up the restricted crossing U-turn inside turning lanes.

May 16 to May 20: Contractor will be done excavating the median area of WIS 57 and will finish laying select crush and aggregate for the turn lanes and restricted crossing U-turns. Culverts for stage one in the WIS 57 median will be placed. The median area will be restored with erosion control and landscaping as excavation slows down.

Traffic impacts: WIS 57 will have lane closures except during peak weekend hours. The project will be built in two stages to minimize traffic impacts.

Stage 1 (Current)

  • WIS 57 will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction during the week using flagging operations.
    • Both lanes of WIS 57 will be open on the weekend.
  • No left turn or through movements will be allowed to County K and Bay Settlement Road.

Stage 2 (Upcoming)

  • WIS 57 will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction during the week using flagging operations.
    • Both lanes of WIS 57 will be open on the weekends.
  • Count K will be closed.
    • Access will be maintained to local traffic. Local traffic will only have access to County K from the east.
  • Right turn movements will not be allowed from northbound WIS 57 through the work zone to County K.
  • Bay Settlement Road will be closed.
    • Access will be maintained to local traffic.
    • Right turn movements will not be allowed from southbound WIS 57 through the work zone to Bay Settlement Road.
  • No left or through movements will be allowed from County K and Bay Settlement Road.

Detour: No detour will be posted for local road closures.

 

WIS 32 Resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 32/57 from south County line in the town of Holland to Duester Street in the town of Wrightstown

Length: 6.6 miles

Cost: $3,434,432.65

Description of work: Mill and overlay of WIS 32/57, including culvert and curb ramp replacements, beam guard upgrades, a box culvert extension, reconstruct/realignment of Man Cal Road intersection, centerline rumble strips and pavement markings.

May 9 to May 13: The contractor started construction by sawing and setting up erosion control throughout the project. WIS 32/Man Cal Road intersection reconstruction work started with grading, removals, and culvert pipe installation. Contractor also started box culvert extension construction near the north project limit (by Duester St). Curb ramp removals and replacement at the WIS 32/96 roundabout occurred, along with curb and gutter replacement at WIS 32/Fair Road intersection.

May 16 to May 20: The Man Cal Road closure remains intact this week to continue intersection reconstruction and grading. Contractor will begin right-turn lane grading at WIS 32/County Z intersection and beam guard grading at various locations throughout the project. Curb ramp removals and replacement will continue at the WIS 32/96 roundabout. Box culvert extension construction near the north project limit (near Duester Street) will continue.

Traffic impacts: WIS 32 will remain open to traffic under flagging operations and periodic shoulder closures.

  • Man Cal Road is closed beginning May 9 for a maximum of 15 working days.

Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis32hilbgb/

 

BROWN AND MANITOWOC COUNTY

 

I-43 Resurfacing, Ramp and Bridge Work

Location/limits: I-43 from WIS 310 in Manitowoc County to WIS 96 in Brown County, including all interchanges in the project work zone, and the bridge deck on WIS 96 over I-43 in the village of Denmark

Length: 15.5 miles

Cost: $24 million

Schedule: March 7, 2022 to November 2022

Description of work: Construction includes a bridge deck overlay on WIS 96 over I-43, bridge repair on Rockwood road over I-43, concrete repairs of existing I-43, milling of existing asphalt and paving in new asphalt, removal and replacement of existing wire woven fence, planting of living snow fence and pavement marking.

May 9 to May 13: The contractor continued concrete base patching work on I-43 in both northbound and southbound directions and at the WIS 147 interchange in Maribel. Crews continued to work to place new posts and right-of-way fencing along southbound I-43.

May 16 to May 20: The contractor is scheduled to finish concrete base patching work on I-43 in both northbound and southbound directions and at the County V overpass in Francis Creek. Asphalt milling and paving will begin on I-43 at WIS 310 and at the WIS 147 interchange. Crews will finish placing new posts and right-of-way fencing along southbound I-43.

Traffic impacts: I-43 mainline single lane closures in northbound and southbound directions will take place at various locations in the project limits.

  • Rockwood Road at I-43 is closed.
  • All on and off-ramps at the I-43/County V (Francis Creek) interchange in Manitowoc County re-opened on May 10.
  • The County V bridge over I-43 will be closed Monday, May 16 for approximately two weeks.
  • The WIS 147 Interchange with I-43 (Maribel) closed Monday, May 9 and will remain closed for approximately four weeks.

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/i43mantygb/

 

DOOR COUNTY

 

WIS 42 Resurfacing

Location/limits: South junction of WIS 57 to Bayview Bridge in the town of Nasewaupee and city of Sturgeon Bay

Length: 7.2 miles

Schedule: March 30, 2022 through September 2022

Cost: $7.5 million

Description of work: The project involves asphaltic surface milling, asphaltic paving, excavation, base aggregate placement, concrete pavement, diamond grinding concrete pavement, spot storm sewer improvements, guardrail, pavement marking, and various incidental items. Construction also includes locally funded improvements to intersections at Ashland and Neenah Avenue, County U/Circle Ridge Road and the Green Bay northbound ramp.

May 9 to May 13: The contractor continued excavation and base aggregate placement for turn lanes at the County U intersection. Concrete repair continued in both the northbound and southbound lanes. Asphalt pavement was placed in the right-turn lane at Ashland Avenue. Restoration began at County U and Ashland Avenue intersections. Crews completed concrete work on the Green Bay Road off-ramp, and it was opened to traffic.

May 16 to May 20: The contractor will pour curb and gutter for turn lanes at County U. Concrete repair will continue in the southbound lanes north of Columbia Avenue. Concrete repair will begin in both the northbound and southbound lanes between the 42/57 south junction and Emerald Drive. Crews will begin mainline asphalt paving north of Ashland Avenue.

Traffic impacts: WIS 42 will remain open during construction with the following traffic impacts:

  • WIS 42 will have single lane closures permanently in place through May 26 from Columbia Avenue to the Bayview Bridge.
  • Starting May 12, single lane closures will be in place from WIS 57 south junction to Emerald Drive in both the northbound and southbound lanes. All closures will be removed, and the roadway will be open to all lanes for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
  • Starting June 1, single lane closures will be in place from 6 a.m. on Mondays through noon on Fridays at the locations stated above.
  • Local roadways will be closed and/or detoured for short durations during various times throughout construction.
  • There will be no right turns from WIS 42 southbound to Ashland Avenue until the end of May.
  • There will be no right turns from WIS 42 southbound to Neenah Avenue until the middle of May.

Detour: A local detour is posted for the County U closure as well access to Ashland Avenue.

Project websitehttps://projects.511wi.gov/wis42sturgeon/

 

FOND DU LAC COUNTY

 

WIS 23 Expansion – Urban Section

Location/limits: WIS 23 and various intersecting local roads between US 151 and Seven Hills Road

Length: 5.59 miles

Cost: $35 million

Schedule: April 19, 2021 to December 2022

Description of work: This work is part of the WIS 23 4-lane, on-alignment expansion project scheduled for 2019-2022 in Sheboygan and Fond du Lac counties. This west section of the overall project includes the complete construction of additional lanes. Work involves grading, drainage culverts and inlets, aggregate base, concrete pavement, and other incidentals items of work. This project includes construction of a roundabout at WIS 23 and Wisconsin American Drive, a jug handle interchange with roundabouts at WIS 23 and County K including two WIS 23 bridges over County K. At WIS 23 and County UU, a diamond interchange with roundabouts including a bridge over WIS 23 will be constructed. Northbound and southbound ramp widening and new retaining wall at USH 151 and WIS 23 interchange.

May 9 to May 13: The contractor anticipates working on the following items:

  • Continue grading westbound WIS 23 between Wisconsin American Drive and County K.
  • Continue shouldering operations on new westbound WIS 23 east of County UU.
  • Continue construction of the new retaining wall under US 151 along the westbound lanes.
  • Continue construction of the new connecting roadway between Hilltop Drive and Whispering Springs Drive.
  • Continue work on the new bridge at County UU.

May 16 to May 20: The contractor anticipates working on the following items:

  • Continue grading westbound WIS 23 between Wisconsin American Drive and County K.
  • Continue shouldering operations on new westbound WIS 23 east of County UU.
  • Continue construction of the new retaining wall under US 151 along the westbound lanes.
  • Continue construction of the new connecting roadway between Hilltop Drive and Whispering Springs Drive.

Traffic impacts: WIS 23 will generally remain open to one lane in each direction. Closures of note below. Please see project website for detailed traffic impacts and maps.

  • County K north at WIS 23 – Closed
  • Hilltop Drive at WIS 23 – Closed
  • County UU (South of WIS 23) – Closed
  • County UU (North of WIS 23) – Closed

The following turning restrictions will remain in place.

  • Northbound County K to westbound WIS 23
  • Southbound County K to WIS 23
  • Southbound Whispering Springs to eastbound WIS 23
  • Westbound WIS 23 to southbound County K
  • Eastbound WIS 23 to northbound Whispering Springs

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis23resurface/

 

FOND DU LAC AND SHEBOYGAN COUNTY

 

WIS 23 Resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 23 from Seven Hills Road in Fond du Lac County to County P in Sheboygan County.

Length: 14 miles

Cost: $4.1 million

Schedule: May 9, 2022 through July 2022

Description of work: The project involves milling and resurfacing the original WIS 23 lanes not reconstructed as part of the lane expansion work in 2019-2021, including rumble strips and pavement marking.

May 9 to May 13: The contractor completed milling the inside lanes of westbound and eastbound WIS 23 in various locations from Seven Hills Road in Fond du Lac County to County P in Sheboygan County. They also completed paving the lower layer of asphalt on the inside lane of westbound WIS 23 from County G to County W north in Fond du Lac County and the inside lane of eastbound WIS 23 from Seven Hills Road to County W south in Fond du Lac County. They continued paving the eastbound inside lane of WIS 23 starting at County G in Fond du Lac County and working east into Sheboygan County.

May 16 to May 20: The contractor will complete paving the lower layer of asphalt for the inside lane of eastbound WIS 23 to County P in Sheboygan County. Temporary pavement markings will be installed, and traffic will be switched to the inside lanes of WIS 23 westbound and eastbound. Milling will begin in the outside lane of WIS 23 westbound at County G and continue to County W north in Fond du Lac County. The milling crew will then start milling the outside lane of eastbound WIS 23 in various locations from Seven Hills Road in Fond du Lac County through County P in Sheboygan County.

Traffic impacts: Eastbound and westbound WIS 23 will be reduced to one lane at various locations in the project limits.

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis23resurface/

 

KEWAUNEE COUNTY

 

WIS 29 Resurfacing

Location/limits: West County Line to County C in the towns of Montpelier and West Kewaunee, Kewaunee County.

Length: 11.7 miles

Schedule: April 15, 2022 through June 17, 2022

Cost: $3.94 Million

Description of work: Work will include milling and resurfacing of the existing asphaltic lanes and shoulders, widening paved shoulders from 3’ to 5’, installing centerline and shoulder rumble strips, adding gravel to existing shoulders, replacing culvert pipes, upgrading guardrail, permanent signing, and pavement marking.

May 9 to May 13: Asphalt paving and temporary pavement marking for mainline WIS 29 are expected to be completed this week.

May 16 to May 20: Placement and shaping of shoulder gravel and replacement of guardrail will start this week. Asphalt paving of all intersections to WIS 29 will be completed this week.

Traffic impacts: WIS 29 will remain open to traffic throughout construction with flagging operations.

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis29gbkew/

 

MANITOWOC COUNTY

 

WIS 32/57 Resurfacing 

Location/limits: WIS 32/57 from WIS 67 to the WIS 32/57 split within the city of Kiel

Length: 4 miles

Schedule: April 11, 2022, to mid-June 2022

Cost: $3.1 million

Description of work: Asphaltic surface milling, concrete base patching, base aggregate dense, hot mix asphalt pavement, shoulder rumble strips, culvert pipe, beamguard, and pavement marking.

May 9 to May 13: The contractor completed the milling and paving operations of the roundabout at WIS 32/57 and WIS 67. They began placing surface layer on mainline southbound lane and began the milling and paving operations at the junction of WIS 32 and WIS 57. They also began beam guard placement.

May 16 to May 20: The contractor will continue to work on the milling and paving operation at the junction of WIS 32 and WIS 57. They will also work on surface coat placement of the asphalt on the southbound lane and will continue beam guard placement.

Traffic Impacts: The northbound and southbound lanes of WIS 32/57 are reduce to one lane in each direction.

Project websitehttps://projects.511wi.gov/wis32howkiel/

 

OCONTO COUNTY

 

WIS 32 Resurfacing (Suring) and Bridge Deck Replacement

Location/limits: WIS 32 resurfacing work zone from Trinity Church Road through the village of Suring to County AA in the town of Breed. Bridge deck replacement at the WIS 32 bridge over south branch of Oconto River north of County M in Suring.

Length: 10.2 miles

Schedule: April 11, 2022, to mid-September 2022

Cost: $7.8 million

Description of work: Project consists of replacing the deck of the South Branch Oconto River bridge, extending and replacing drainage structures, replacing guardrail, storm sewer, and curb ramp replacements in the village of Suring, milling and overlaying the existing pavement with new asphaltic pavement, installing rumble strips, and applying new pavement marking.

May 9 to May 13: Bridge crews finished installing deck forms at the South Branch Oconto River Bridge. Iron workers tied bar steel reinforcement, and the new concrete bridge deck was poured. The pipe contractor began installation of cross culverts between Trinity Church Road and Peshtigo Brook Road. Paving crews were onsite grading and paving asphalt patches over the newly installed culverts. The landscapers restored culvert pipe replacement locations.

May 16 to May 20: The bridge contractor will begin forming and pouring parapets at the South Branch Oconto River Bridge. Iron workers will be back onsite to tie steel reinforcement for the parapets. The landscapers will be back onsite completing restoration and clean-up efforts at culvert replacement locations.

Traffic impacts: WIS 32 is closed and detoured for the bridge deck replacement between Willow Road and Hill Road. There is a hard closure at the bridge. Vehicles will not be allowed to cross.

  • Access will be maintained to businesses and properties in the work zone.

Detour: Through traffic will be directed to use County M, WIS 55, and WIS 64.

Project websitehttps://projects.511wi.gov/wis32suringmtn/

 

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY

 

I-41 Pavement Preservation Project

Location/limits: I-41 corridor and respective system interchange ramps between WIS 15 and County J in the towns of Grand Chute, Vandenbroek, and Kaukauna, village of Little Chute, city of Appleton and Kaukauna.

Length of project: 12.37 miles

Schedule: April 10, 2022 through May 27, 2022

Cost: $3.33 million

Description of work: This is a pavement preservation project to extend the life of deteriorating pavement along I-41 by routing, filling and sealing longitudinal and transverse cracks and joints with hot-applied sealant and asphalt repair mastic. In addition, there are areas of asphalt shoulder replacement along with several full-depth pavement repair patches on various interchange ramps within the project limits. NOTE: This work is not part of the future I-41 expansion project.

May 9 to May 13: The contractor completed the saw cutting for asphalt shoulder replacement and full-depth pavement repair patches on various I-41 northbound and southbound system interchange ramps within the project limits. The contractor also completed routing, filling and sealing longitudinal and transverse cracks and joints on the outside lane and respective system interchange ramps of northbound I-41 with hot-applied sealant and asphalt repair mastic. Respective I-41 northbound ramp closures occurred nightly as work progressed from south to north with work possibly continuing into next week pending weather. The contractor also refreshed the existing pavement markings on the northbound I-41 outside lane and respective system interchange ramps as work was completed.

May 16 to May 20: The contractor plans to complete the proposed areas of asphalt shoulder replacement and full-depth pavement repair patches on various I-41 northbound and southbound system interchange ramps within the project limits with work including pavement removal, base course and hot mix asphalt. The contractor also plans to complete any remaining routing, filling and sealing longitudinal and transverse cracks and joints on locations within the project limits yet to be completed with hot-applied sealant and asphalt repair mastic. The contractor also plans to complete refreshing of the existing pavement markings on I-41 over the entire project as all remaining work is completed.

Traffic Impacts: The project includes intermittent I-41 mainline lane closures along with respective system interchange ramp closures. I-41 will remain open to traffic but may be reduced to one lane in each direction during nighttime and off-peak hours.

  • The permitted closure times for I-41 mainline vary, but generally will occur between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. on weeknights and between 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. on weekends.
  • The permitted closure times for interchange ramps also vary, but generally will occur between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. with consecutive on and off-ramp closures not allowed at adjacent interchanges.
  • I-41 overnight ramp closures (all closures are subject to change. See project website for most up-to-date closure information).
  • Friday, May 13: Northbound I-41 ramps at County E and WIS 441
  • Saturday, May 14: Northbound I-41 ramps at County N and WIS 55
  • Sunday, May 15: Northbound I-41 ramps at County J
  • Monday, May 16: Northbound I-41 off ramp at County E
  • Monday, May 16: Southbound I-41 ramps at County E
  • Tuesday, May 17: Northbound I-41 on ramp at County OO/WIS 15
  • Tuesday, May 17: Southbound I-41 on ramp at WIS 441
  • Wednesday, May 18: Northbound I-41 on ramp at WIS 441
  • Wednesday, May 18: Southbound I-41 off ramp at WIS 441
  • Wednesday, May 18: Southbound I-41 ramps at WIS 47
  • On and off-ramp closures are not allowed at adjacent interchanges.

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/i41preserv/

 

WIS 55/County JJ roundabout and WIS 55 resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 55 from just north of I-41 in the city of Kaukauna to WIS 54 in the town of Oneida.

Length of project: 14 miles

Schedule: April 18, 2022 through September 2022

Cost: $12.1 million

Description of work: Work includes milling and resurfacing of WIS 55 in the project limits and construction of a new intersection (roundabout) at the WIS 55/County JJ intersection. Construction also includes common excavation, base aggregate dense, select crushed material, cold-in-place recycled asphalt (CIR), hot mix asphalt pavement, box culvert extension, culvert replacements, concrete curb and gutter, concrete sidewalk, curb ramp upgrades, storm sewer, guardrail, signing, pavement marking, lighting, and incidental items. Curb ramp upgrades will take place in the town of Freedom at County E and County S.

May 9 to May 13: Crews continued cross culvert installation along mainline WIS 55 from the town of Freedom to WIS 54. Grading crews at the County JJ and WIS 55 intersection began common excavation.

May 16 to May 20: Crews to continue cross culvert installation along mainline WIS 55 from the town of Freedom to WIS 54. Grading crews at the County JJ and WIS 55 intersection will continue with common excavation.

Traffic Impacts: County JJ and WIS 55 intersection will be CLOSED April 25 through early August 2022. WIS 55 will remain open with flagging during culvert replacement and resurfacing operations. Please see the project website for more information.

Detours:

  • WIS 55 detour will follow I-41 to County N to County UU.
  • County JJ will be detoured by Outagamie County in conjunction with a separate County project that will reconstruct County JJ from just east of County N to the WIS 55 project’s west limits.
  • County E detour will follow WIS 55 to County S.
  • Detour for eastbound County S to southbound WIS 55 right turn will follow County J to County UU

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis55kausey/

 

WIS 15 Bypass Reconstruction/Expansion

Location/limits: WIS 15 from CN Railroad to County JJ in the towns of Hortonia and Ellington and the village of Hortonville

Length of project: 3.6 miles

Schedule: June 2021 through October 2022

Cost: $24.7 million (initial contract)

Description of work: This work is part of the WIS 15 4-lane, off-alignment expansion project scheduled for 2021-2024 in Outagamie County. This initial contract (one of five) will complete the bypass portion. Work involves grading, base, landfill waste removal, culvert pipe, storm sewer, asphalt pavement, concrete curb and gutter, pavement marking, finishing, landscaping, bridge/drainage structures, retaining walls and incidental items. Construction of eastbound and westbound bridges over Wis. Central Railroad, Black Otter Creek, County M and Nash Street. Retaining walls along the east side of the Wis. Central railroad at the abutments and under and along the east and west abutments at County M and Nash Street. Grading of the new roadway alignment and placing of select crushed and base aggregate material to the roadway elevations for the future paving contract. Erosion control as needed. County M bridge piling began on the west side of the roadway.

May 9 to May 13: Crews will continue to work on the railroad bridges piers. Retaining wall work will continue with backfilling of the set panels. Grading crews are scheduled to continue placing embankment near the east side of the railroad structures near the retaining wall. Grading crews are scheduled to work on filling behind the abutments at County M and Nash Street. Marsh excavation will continue as conditions allow.

May 16 to May 20: Crews will continue to work on the railroad bridges piers. Grading crews are scheduled to continue placing embankment near the east side of the railroad structures near the retaining wall. Grading crews are schedule to work on excavation and placing embankment near the east end of the project west of County JJ. Marsh excavation will continue as conditions allow.

Traffic Impacts: Most work on the bypass where the roadway does not conflict with existing roadways will be completed in stage one. No impacts to traffic are expected at this time.

  • See project website for specific traffic impacts.

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis15expand/

 

WIS 15 East Segment Reconstruction and Expansion

Location/limits: WIS 15 from County JJ in the village of Hortonville to Lily of the Valley Dr. in the village of Greenville

Length: 3.6 miles

Cost: $20.8 million

Schedule: April 1, 2022 to November 2023

Description of work: This work is part of the WIS 15 4-lane expansion project scheduled for 2022-2023 in Outagamie County. This contract will be underway to complete the east segment. Work involves grading, base, culvert pipe, storm sewer, asphalt pavement, concrete pavement, concrete curb and gutter, pavement marking, finishing, landscaping, large drainage structures, and incidental items.

May 9 to May 13: Grading crew will continue building temporary widening between Julius and Lily of the Valley. Clearing and grubbing and erosion control operations will continue throughout the project. Marsh excavation is also expected to continue throughout the project. Temporary widening will be paved later in the week.

May 16 to May 20: Temporary widening between Julius and Lily of the Valley Drive will be paved. Traffic is expected to be switched to the temporary widening late this week with barrier wall being installed on May 20 between Julius and Lily of the Valley along the eastbound shoulder. Marsh excavation to continue throughout the project.

Traffic Impacts: WIS 15 will remain open on existing pavement using various shoulder closures and flagging operations.

  • Outside lanes of WIS 15 are closed between Lily of the Valley and Hyacinth beginning Monday.
  • Periodic flagging of WIS 15 between Julius Dr. and Lily of the Valley.
  • Traffic will be shifted to the temporary widening between Julius and Lilly of the Valley late the week of May 16. Barrier wall will be placed to sperate traffic from the construction of the future lanes.

Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis15expand/

 

WINNEBAGO COUNTY

 

Racine Street Bridge Replacement

Location/limits: Fox River Bridge and approaches, city of Menasha

Length: On-bridge

Cost: $33 million

Schedule: October 13, 2020 to November 2022

Description of work: Work includes replacing the existing bridge with a new, two-lane drawbridge (movable span) on a slightly different alignment (just east of existing location). It also includes new roundabouts at the Racine Street intersections with Main Street on the north side of the river and Ahnaip Street on the south side of the river. Work will be completed in three stages. Stage 1 takes place from October 2020 to fall 2021.

May 9 to May 13: Structural Steel erection for lift bridge segment continues. Deck pour for the south approach poured May 11.

May 16 to May 20: Plan to place structural steel across the navigation channel.

Traffic impacts: Bridge CLOSED through September 2022. In late May/early June 2022, construction of the Racine Street roundabouts at Main Street and Ahnaip Street will begin. Prior to construction, the city of Menasha is conducting utility work and closed the Racine Street and Main Street intersection. There will also be some traffic impacts near the Ahnaip Street intersection while the city of Menasha completes utility work in that area.

Detour: 3rd Street (WIS 114) to Tayco Street to Nicolet Blvd to Ahnaip Street

  • For complete staging and traffic impacts, please see the project website.

Waterway Navigation Impacts: U.S. Coast Guard will announce changes in the Local Notice to Mariners and via a Broadcast Notice to Mariners.

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

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