All Projects - Construction Updates

2018 construction preview & weekly updates

Latest News

Northeast Region weekly highway construction update

Weekly updates for September 17 to September 28, 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. 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 me a call or shoot me an email. I’d be happy to respond.

Safe travels!
Mark Kantola, Regional Communications Manager
Mark.Kantola@dot.wi.gov, (920) 492-4153

 

Northeast Region Deck Sealing

 

Schedule: September 2018 to October 2018

Cost: $330,945.36

Location: Northeast Region wide

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

September 17 to September 21: The contractor will finish sealing all bridge structures on Wisconsin highways 29, 54, 57 and 96 in Brown County.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will be working on bridge structures on WIS 96 and WIS 441 in Brown, Outagamie and Calumet counties.
Traffic impacts:
There will be various short term, single lane closures at each bridge structure.

 

BROWN COUNTY

 

US 41 & County B Interchange

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

Schedule: May 29, 2018 to October 2018

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.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor will continue installing soil nails for the new retaining wall.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will continue installing soil nails for the new retaining wall. The contractor will also install the underdrain and begin forming and placing concrete for the retaining wall.

Traffic impacts:

  • The outside lane of westbound County B will be closed as the contractor completes construction of the new retaining wall. Motorists will encounter additional off-peak lane and shoulder closures along County B.
  • Ramp closures will take place the weeks of September 17 and September 24 as part of the US 41 Resurfacing Project. Please see the below for details.

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.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor will continue milling and paving operations along US 41/US 141. The contractor will also install pavement markings and signing along US 41/US 141, continue repainting the Harbor Lights Road structure over US 41/US 141, place concrete for the sidewalk along Harbor Lights Road, and install a polymer overlay along the structures.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will continue paving operations along US 41/US 141. The contractor will also install pavement markings and signing along US 41/US 141, complete the grading and paving along Harbor Lights Road, and install a polymer overlay along the structures.

Traffic impacts:

  • The interchange ramps at US 41/141 and County B will experience short-term closures during milling and paving operations.
    • Thursday, September 20 and Friday, September 21: Northbound US 41 on and off-ramps at County B closed from 7 p.m. Thursday to noon on Friday, and southbound US 41 on and off-ramps at County B closed from 6 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday for milling and paving operations.
    • Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22: Northbound US 41 on and off-ramps at County B closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday, and southbound US 41 on and off-ramps at County B closed from 5 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday for milling and paving operations.
    • Monday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 25: Northbound US 41 on and off-ramps at County B closed from 7 p.m. Monday to 1 p.m. Tuesday, and southbound US 41 on and off-ramps at County B closed from 5 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday for milling and paving operations.
    • Tuesday, September 25 and Wednesday, September 26: Northbound US 41 on and off-ramps at County B closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 1 p.m. Wednesday and southbound US 41 on and off-ramps at County B closed from 5 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday for milling and paving operations.
  • The northbound I-41 on-ramp from Velp Avenue will have nightly, short-term closures for polymer overlay operations.
    • Monday, September 17 through Monday, September 24: Northbound I-41 on-ramp from Velp Avenue will be closed nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for polymer overlay operations.
  • 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.

Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/us41Countyb/us-41-resurfacing-project/

 

WIS 172/Fox River Bridge Painting

Location/limits: WIS 172 Bridge over Fox River in the villages of Ashwaubenon and Allouez

Schedule: August 6, 2018 to November 2019 (no work in winter months)

Length of project: 0.75 miles

Cost: $7.833 million

Description of work: Blasting and painting of steel girders under the bridge. Temporary causeway installed in Fox River to allow equipment access to barges.

September 17 to September 22: Painting contractor will continue to erect the containment system under the bridge.

September 24 to September 29: Painting contractor will continue to erect the containment system under the bridge.

Traffic impacts: Off-peak lane closures on WIS 172 and WIS 57 (Riverside Drive). Continuous shoulder closures on WIS 172 to delineate containment system brackets on the bridge parapets. Workers will be working in the closed shoulder areas on the bridge to hang containment brackets on the parapet walls. Flagging operations and various night closures of the Fox River Recreational Trail and Ashwaubomay Recreational Trail directly under the bridge. Boat traffic should be mindful of construction barge traffic and containment systems hanging below the bridge girders.

 

CALUMET COUNTY

 

WIS 55 Resurfacing

Location/Limits: WIS 55 in Calumet County from US 151 in the town of Brothertown to WIS 114 in the town of Sherwood.

Schedule: August 20, 2018 to October 2018

Length of project: 11.6 miles

Cost: $3,268,000.00

Description of work: WIS 55 will be resurfaced in the project limits. Other work includes concrete sidewalk, curb and gutter, new signing, pavement marking, beamguard, rumble strips, and gravel shoulders.

September 17 to September 21: Crews finished placing the asphaltic surface along the mainline. They worked on paving intersections along the project.

September 24 to September 28: The crews will finish paving intersections and begin placing pavement marking.

Traffic impacts: WIS 55 will remain open to traffic during construction. Traffic will be maintained using single lane closures, flagging operations and shoulder closures. Parking lanes and sidewalks in the Stockbridge will be closed at times. Motorists should expect minor delays.

 

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.

September 17 to September 21: Grading will continue throughout the project. Asphalt pavement will be placed in the reconstruction areas south of US 151.

September 24 to September 28: US 45 mainline paving will be completed. County Road H grading will be completed.

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 45 Village of Eden Reconstruction

Location/Limits: US 45 from Elm Street to the north village limits in Eden

Schedule: August 16, 2018 to late November 2018.

Length: .66 miles

Cost: $2,896,370.44

Description of work: The US 45 reconstruction project will fully reconstruct the portion of US 45 within the Eden village limits and 400-feet of County B. Reconstruction includes complete removal and replacement of the highway structure. Project also includes replacement of large culvert on County Road B (Fall 2018), widen and replace railroad crossing at County B and remove signals (Fall 2018), widen roadway 1 – 2 feet, replace terraces in kind, replace storm sewer, bump-out at mid-block crossing on Fond du Lac Avenue, curb & gutter, signing and pavement markings.

September 17 to September 21: Contractor poured south wingwall footings.

September 24 to September 28: Contractor will continue to work on the box culvert.

Traffic impacts: County B will be CLOSED to through traffic Aug. 20 through the fall of 2018.

Detour: County B eastbound: County V south to County F east to US 45 north to County B. County B westbound: US 45 south to County F west to County V north to County B.

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: June 2018 to late September 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.

September 17 to September 21: Epoxy overlay of the bridge decks will be completed. Final pavement marking and clean-up will take place this week on the County Y bridge. Weather permitting, both bridges will be open to traffic late this week or early next week.

September 24 to September 28: Final clean up, if necessary. Projects complete.

Traffic Impacts: Both bridges are scheduled to open by Monday, Sept. 24. US 45 is CLOSED and detoured. County Y is CLOSED and no detour will be posted.

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

Follow this project on the web: https://projects.511wi.gov/weeklyupdates-ne/

 

 

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.

September 17 to September 21: Crews will complete asphalt paving, sign installation, and begin working on permanent pavement markings, rumble strips, and shouldering.

September 24 to September 28: Crews will continue working on permanent pavement markings, rumble strips, and shouldering.

Traffic impacts: WIS 23 will remain open to traffic during construction. Traffic will be maintained using single lane closures, flagging operations and shoulder closures.

Traffic impacts: WIS 23 will remain open to traffic during construction. Traffic will be maintained using single lane closures, flagging operations and shoulder closures. WIS 26 left turn lane closures will occur intermittently for storm sewer work in Rosendale.

 

KEWAUNEE COUNTY

 

WIS 42 (Main Street) Rehabilitation

Location/limits: WIS 42 in the city of Kewaunee from Miller Street to Duvall Street

Schedule: August 1, 2018 to October 2018

Length of project: 0.9 mile

Cost: $1.916 Million

Description of work: The project will upgrade the deteriorated pavement structure on WIS 42 and bridges in the project work zone. Work includes rehabilitation and concrete overlay on the bridge over the Kewaunee River, rehabilitation and concrete overlay on the bridge over the Ahnapee State Trail, mill and overlay (asphalt resurfacing) of WIS 42 from Miller Street to Duvall Street, upgrades to storm sewer, repair or replacement of concrete curb and gutter, and sidewalk, guardrail, lighting, signing and pavement marking.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor continued to work on deck repairs on the bridge over the Kewaunee River. Crews poured concrete overlay on the bridge over the Ahnapee Trail. Crews continued pouring concrete curb and gutter and began pouring concrete pavement, concrete sidewalk, and concrete driveways on the east side of WIS 42 from Miller Street to North Main Street.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will continue to work on deck repairs on the bridge over the Kewaunee River and will pour the concrete overlay on the bridge over the Kewaunee River. Crews will continue pouring concrete sidewalk and concrete driveways on the east side of WIS 42 from Miller Street to North Main Street.

Traffic impacts: WIS 42 will remain open to a minimum of one lane of traffic at all times. Temporary traffic signals will be used on the bridge over the Kewaunee River and the bridge over the Ahnapee State Trail. All other work will be conducted under lane closures with flagging operations. Access will be provided to pedestrians between Miller Street and Main Street.

 

CALUMET AND MANITOWOC COUNTIES

 

US 10 Resurfacing

Location/Limits: US 10 from WIS 32/57 in Forest Junction in Calumet County to County W in Manitowoc County

Schedule: August 2018 to September 2018

Length of project: 10.25 miles

Cost: $1,726,500

Description of work: The project consists of asphaltic milling, spot curb and gutter replacement, adjusting beam guard, asphalt paving, rumble strips, gravel shoulders, pavement marking, and permanent signing.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor will be on site this week doing minor punchlist work including some restoration work and sign installations.

September 24 to September 28: Project complete.

Traffic impacts: No mainline lane closures are anticipated. Contractors will be parking on the shoulder to finish the remaining work. Motorists should drive with caution when vehicles are parked on the shoulder.

Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/us10manty/

 

OCONTO COUNTY

 

US 41/US 141 Safety Improvements

Location/limits: US 41/US 141 from the Oconto/Brown south County Line to the city of Oconto

Schedule: July 30, 2018 to late October 2018

Length of project: 11.47 miles

Cost: $2.35 million

Description of work: This safety improvement project will install cable guard this portion of US 41/US 141. Asphalt shoulders will also be replaced in the US 41/US 141 interchange near Abrams and shoulder rumble strips will be installed in the interchange.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor will continue installing new cable guard and place seed, fertilizer, erosion mat, and mulch along the previously graded areas. The contractor will also mill and pave the shoulder along the southbound US 41 ramp to southbound US 41/US 141.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will continue installing new cable guard and place seed, fertilizer, erosion mat, and mulch along the previously graded areas.

Traffic impacts:

  • Motorists will encounter off-peak lane closures along southbound and northbound US 41/US 141 in the project work zone.
  • The southbound US 41 ramp to southbound US 41/US 141 will be CLOSED Saturday, September 22 from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m.

 

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.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor will be placing sidewalk and curb and gutter on WIS 55 from Maloney Road to Arbor Way. The contractor will be placing concrete pavement on WIS 55 near the I-41 roundabouts. Nightwork will continue on I-41 for the paving of the interchange ramps.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will be placing sidewalk, curb and gutter on WIS 55 from Maloney Road to Arbor Way. The contractor will be placing concrete pavement on WIS 55 near the southbound I-41 roundabout. Nightwork will continue at I-41 for the paving of the interchange ramps and placement of sign structure.

Traffic impacts:

  • WIS 55 will be closed from Gertrude/Maloney Road to Arbor Way beginning Monday, July 30.
  • The I-41/WIS 55 interchange in the city of Kaukauna will CLOSE for 90 days beginning Monday, July 30. Traffic will not be able to exit I-41 or enter I-41 at WIS 55. I-41 will remain open to through traffic. The closure is to construct roundabouts at the I-41/WIS 55 ramp intersections.

Detour: Detour: WIS 55 will be detoured via County OO to County J to County JJ. I-41/WIS 55 ramp traffic will be detoured to use the County J/I-41 interchange ramps.

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

 

WIS 441 Fox River Bridge Painting

Location/limits: WIS 441 bridge that crosses the Fox River, Canadian National Railroad and WIS 96 (E College Ave. to E Northland Ave); city of Appleton

Length of project: WIS 441 (0.31 miles), WIS 96 (0.05 miles)

Schedule: April 9, 2018 to November 2018

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.

September 16 to September 22: Continue painting spans 1 through 2 over the Fox River.

September 23 to September 29: Continue painting spans 1 through 2 over the Fox River.

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 the project area.

 

SHAWANO COUNTY

 

WIS 156 Resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 156 in Shawano County from WIS 47 in the town of Lessor to the Waupaca/Shawano County line/Ashley Road in the town of Navarino.

Schedule: September 4, 2018 to November 2018

Length of project: 8.2 miles

Cost: $1.9 million

Description of work: The project includes resurfacing (mill and overlay) of the existing asphalt surface and paved shoulder widening on WIS 156. Additional work includes replacement and cleaning of cross-culvert pipes, signing, and pavement marking.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor continued replacement and cleaning of cross culverts. Restoration was completed as needed.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will begin preparing shoulders for widening, and milling and overlaying the existing surface.

Traffic impacts: WIS 156 will remain open during construction. WIS 156 will have single lane closures with flagging operations while construction takes place. Minor delays will occur.

 

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, 2018 to mid-October 2018

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.

September 17 to September 21: Concrete repairs and shoulder replacement will be completed on the westbound WIS 29 lane from the Shawano/Brown County line to WIS 160. Concrete repairs will be completed on the left lane of westbound WIS 29 from the Shawano/Brown county line towards the WIS 160 interchange. Concrete repairs and shoulder replacement will be completed on the left lane of eastbound WIS 29 from WIS 160 interchange to the Shawano/Brown County Line. Asphalt shoulders will be replaced on the westbound inside shoulder of WIS 29 from the Shawano/Brown county line towards the WIS 160 interchange. Final preparations will be made to open the closed section of westbound WIS 29 either at the end of this week or early next week.

September 24 to September 28: Concrete repairs will be completed on the right lane of westbound WIS 29 from Shawano/Brown County line towards the WIS 160 interchange. Asphalt shoulder will be replaced on the left lane of eastbound WIS 29 WIS 160 interchange to the Shawano/Brown County Line. The westbound area of WIS 29 that has been closed from County Road C to Highline Road will be opened.

Traffic impacts:

  • The left lane of eastbound WIS 29 is closed from WIS 47 to County Road C until late September.
  • The right lane of westbound WIS 29 is closed from WIS 55 to Highline Road until late September. Westbound lanes are signed for a width restriction of 14 feet from WIS 160 to Highline Road.
  • The left lane of westbound WIS 29 is closed from the Shawano/Brown County line to WIS 160 until September 19.
  • The right lane of westbound WIS 29 will be closed September 20 through October 3 from the Shawano/Brown County line to WIS 160. Westbound lanes are signed for a width restriction of 14 feet from WIS 32 to WIS 160.
  • The left lane of eastbound WIS 29 will be closed September 17 through September 26 from WIS 160 to the Shawano/Brown County line.
  • The right lane of eastbound WIS 29 will be closed Sept. 27 to Oct. 9 from the Shawano/Brown County line to WIS 160. Eastbound lanes will be signed for a width restriction of 14 feet from WIS 32 to WIS 160.
  • The WIS 29/County Road F intersection is closed until late September. There is no access to and from County Road F from WIS 29.

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

 

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY

 

WIS 28 Resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 28 from WIS 57 in the town of Lyndon to Prange Road in the town of Wilson

Schedule: July 30, 2018 to mid-late September 2018

Length of project: 8.60 miles

Cost: $2.25 million

Description of work: Work includes milling and resurfacing existing asphaltic pavement, adding centerline rumble strips, guard rail adjustment and replacement, gabion wall construction, sidewalk and curb ramp replacement, pavement marking and signing, and modifying street lighting.

September 17 to September 21: Slope stabilization at Onion River Tributary structure to be completed this week.

September 24 to September 28: Luminaire arm installation will occur at WIS 28/32 after delivery.

Traffic impacts: Temporary lane closures using flagging will continue along WIS 28 as crews finish remaining work.

 

WINNEBAGO COUNTY

 

WIS 44 Resurfacing

Location: South Fond du Lac/Winnebago County line near Pickett to WIS 91 in the city of Oshkosh

Schedule: September 19 through late October 2018

Length of project: 9.8 Miles

Cost: $1.9 million

Description: Work consists of resurfacing asphalt pavement (mill and overlay) and installing rumble strips, signage and pavement markings.

September 17 to September 21: Project began September 20. Resurfacing of the roadway by milling off the existing surface and repaving will start at the south end (the south Fond du Lac/Winnebago County line) and continue north.

September 24 to September 28: Milling and resurfacing will continue, working from south project limits to the north.

Traffic Impacts: WIS 44 will remain open to traffic. Flagging at the work zone will reduce traffic to one lane. Motorists should expect minor delays. All side roads will remain open.

 

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.

September 17 to September 21: Contractors continued grading for and installing concrete sidewalk and driveways along the north side of the roadway east of Webster Avenue. Restoration continued at the north side of the roadway. Grading and milling for asphalt paving was completed. The first lift of asphalt was placed.

September 24 to September 28: Contractors will complete the installation of concrete sidewalk. Asphalt paving will be completed. Restoration will be completed along the route.

Traffic impacts: WIS 116 between Webster Avenue 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.

  • See project website for latest closures and traffic impacts.

Detour:

  • WIS 116 detour: WIS 21 to I-41 to US 45.

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.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor is placing curb & gutter on the south side of Main Street and placing topsoil on the north side of Main Street from 9th Avenue to 13th Avenue. The contractor is also removing existing sidewalk and prepping for new sidewalk on the north side of Main Street and prepping gravel for asphalt from 5th street to the west project limits.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor anticipates prepping gravel for asphalt, paving asphalt, prepping for sidewalk (south side), and landscaping (north side) from 7th Avenue to 13th Avenue.  The contractor also anticipates placing sidewalk (north side), landscaping (south side) and paving asphalt from 5th Street to the west project limits.

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.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor will finish working on water main and sanitary sewer and begin grading for the roadway between 1st and 2nd Avenue. The contractor will begin construction of the Arbor on the east side of 2nd Avenue.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will pour curb and gutter on the roadway approaches to the bridge and begin grading for sidewalk.

Traffic impacts: Traffic pattern switched for Stage 4 work. Westbound traffic is in one-way condition from 2nd Avenue across the old bridge to 1st Street. Eastbound traffic is in one-way condition on WIS 116 from 2nd Street across the new bridge to 3rd Avenue. S 1st Street is open in its permanent one-way direction heading south from WIS 116 to Adams Street. Northbound traffic at South 2nd Avenue is open, but can only turn right onto WIS 116. Southbound traffic at N 1st Street ends at the alley way and Fin N Feather entrance.

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: 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.

September 17 to September 21: Intelligent Transportation System fiber installation throughout the system interchange and lake crossing is scheduled to take place. Restoration crews are scheduled to work throughout the system interchange. Grading crew are scheduled to grade shoulders and ditches in the median of US 10. Asphalt shoulder and surface drain installation along eastbound and westbound US 10 west of I-41 is scheduled to take place. Permanent signing will be installed on eastbound and westbound US 10. Pavement marking crews will be working on installing pavement marking on eastbound and westbound US 10. Polymer overlay crew will be working on eastbound US 10 southern half structures from Racine Street to Coldspring Road. Crews are scheduled to remove the temporary barrier wall along eastbound and westbound US 10 from Racine St. to the west project limits.

September 24 to September 28: Electrical crews are scheduled to stand the remaining lights along eastbound US 10. Pavement marking will continue at eastbound and westbound US 10. Fencing is scheduled to be installed throughout the project limits. Rumble strips are scheduled to be installed throughout the system interchange. Polymer overlay crews will continue work on the eastbound and westbound bridges.

Traffic Impacts: I-41 southbound lane closures will be needed to continue outside shoulder work. A nighttime full closure of eastbound US 10, the southbound I-41 ramp to eastbound US 10, and the northbound I-41 ramp to eastbound US 10 is scheduled for the week of September 17. Westbound US 10 and the westbound US 10 ramp to northbound I-41 are scheduled to be closed the night of September 20. A full closure of eastbound US 10 is scheduled from Friday night, September 21 to Monday morning, September 24. Various lane and ramp closures will be required for rumble strip installation the week of September 24. 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.

September 17 to September 21: The contractor hauled embankment material, placed drainage blanket material, and installed vertical and horizontal drains.

September 24 to September 28: The contractor will continue hauling embankment material.

Traffic impacts:

  • 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 will remain closed long term.

Detours: See project website for detour routes.

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

 

WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: 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.

September 17 to September 21: Crews will continue grading along Oneida Street. 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. The reconstruction of Oneida Street will require removals of pavement, storm sewer, curb & gutter and incidentals. Work on Oneida Street includes installing drainage facilities, constructing a retaining wall, grading and installation of breaker run and base aggregate materials. Concrete paving will begin on Oneida street and the ramps along with additional paving on Mainline 441. Existing noise wall bases will be removed prior to drilling and setting the new posts.

September 24 to September 28:  Crews are installing drainage facilities along southbound WIS 441 from Appleton Road to the Telulah Road overpass.  The contractor is trimming material to build the westbound lanes where breaker run and gravel was placed. Concrete paving will continue along mainline 441 and Oneida Street. The reconstruction of Oneida Street will require removals of storm sewer and incidentals. Work on Oneida st includes installing drainage facilities, grading, retaining wall coping, conduits and installation of breaker run and base aggregate materials. Saw cutting is also anticipated for various locations throughout the project. Noise wall construction will begin with drilling and setting the new posts.

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.

  • Oneida St. closed August 1 for 90 days to reconstruct the interchange.
  • 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/

###