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Northeast Region weekly highway construction update

Construction updates for Oct. 16 to to Oct. 27, 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. Work on WIS 172 consists of installing cable guard and median grading. WIS 172 work will take place during nighttime hours starting in July.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor continued gravel shouldering, installing pavement marking, grinding in wet reflective tape, and finished the beam guard installations throughout the project.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will continue installing pavement marking, grinding in wet, reflective tape and various other incidental items of work and clean up the site.

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 up to 10 miles in length in each direction at any given time.

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

 

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 fall 2017

Length of project: On-bridge work

Cost: $1,328,700

Description of work: The project will install equipment to provide the capability of future remote operation of the Mason Street Bridge and Main Street Bridge from the Walnut Street Bridge and upgrade the Main Street Bridge to current Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and cameras.

October 16 to October 19: There will be additional work at Main Street, however the work will not affect the public.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will be performing testing at night at Main Street. This work will end by Friday. The public will not be affected.

 

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.

October 16 to October 20: Nighttime operations of installing cable guard barrier and signs will continue. Bridge painting at Apple Creek will be complete. Deck repairs will be completed on the west half of the southbound Apple Creek structure, and the new overlay will be installed. Late in the week, work on removal and replacement of the approaches will begin. Installation of concrete for the box culvert on Mid Valley Drive will be completed.

October 23 to October 27: Nighttime operations of installing cable guard barrier and signs will continue. A 15-day closure of County S will begin on Monday, October 23. The closure will be limited to the area between the I-41 ramps. Backfilling of the box culvert at Mid Valley road will begin and should be completed this week. Milling and paving of the asphalt approaches at Apple Creek should be completed. Later in the week, the crash cushion and temporary barrier will be removed in preparation of returning traffic to its original condition.

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. French Road in the area over Apple Creek will be limited to one lane. Temporary signals are scheduled to be removed on Thursday, October 19.

  • County S (between I-41 ramps) will be closed for 15 consecutive days. The work is scheduled to begin Oct. 23, 2017. Patrons of Kwik Trip,Tytlers Cycle, and Diesel Specialist should head north of French Road, to Little Rapids Road, to Mid Valley Road to access these businesses.

The following ramps will be closed:

  • Friday, Oct. 20
    • Southbound I-41 off-ramp to County U will be closed between 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for pavement marking operations.
    • Southbound I-41 on-ramp from County U will be closed between 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for pavement marking operations.
  • Mid Valley Drive (West Frontage Road) approximately 300 feet north of Birchwood Road in Brown County is closed through Nov. 18 for culvert replacement. Motorists will not be able to cross the frontage road at this location.
    • Access to properties and businesses located south of Birchwood Road will be from County S.
    • Access to properties and businesses located north of Birchwood Road will be from Scheuring Road.

 

 

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.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor continued earthwork for the overpass on both sides of WIS 29. The south abutment of the overpass bridge was completed. Construction continued at the west box culvert along Old 29 Drive with most concrete work complete. Sign installation began along WIS 29 and Old 29 Drive to prepare the new WIS 156 route.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will continue earthwork for the overpass on both sides of WIS 29. Construction at the west box culvert along Old 29 Drive will be completed. Once complete, backfilling and grading at the box culvert will begin. Milling and shoulder prep, followed by asphalt paving will occur along Old 29 Drive. Shouldering, guardrail and pavement marking will follow the paving. Sign installation will continue along WIS 29 and Old 29 Drive to prepare the new WIS 156 route.

Traffic impacts:

  • WIS 29 will have outside shoulder closures (highway will remain open).
  • Short-term lane closures may be used to install the signs along WIS 29.
  • 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 from WIS 156 to County Y will be closed to through traffic during construction of the box culverts.

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

 

DOOR COUNTY

 

WIS 57 resurfacing and culvert replacement

Location/limits: Baileys Harbor to Sister Bay (County Q intersection to Canterbury Lane)

Schedule: September 5, 2017 to June 2018

Length: 7.95 miles

Cost: $3.742 million

Description of work: Work this fall will include replacing the existing box culvert between Ahrens (Cedar) Road and Meadow Road with a bridge structure, replacing existing culvert pipes, and minor grading to improve drainage within the project limits. Starting in the spring of 2018, work will include milling off and resurfacing existing asphalt pavement, shouldering, and pavement marking. Construction will finish in June 2018.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor worked on punchlist items.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will work on punchlist items, and the project will resume in spring of 2018.

Traffic impacts: None

Project website: http://projects.511wi.gov/wis57/

 

FOND DU LAC COUNTY

 

WIS 67 Long Lake box culvert project

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

Schedule: September 11, 2017 to mid-November 2017.

Length: 0.012 miles

Cost: $372,982

Description of work: This project involves replacing two existing culvert pipes with a box culvert along with stream modifications and reconstruction, and wetland scraping. The intent is to improve the natural stream characteristics, enhance fish and wildlife movement, and restore fish spawning habitat of the unnamed tributary to Long Lake. This project will also include asphalt pavement, pavement marking, berm construction and all incidental items necessary for completion.

October 16 to October 20: Continued construction of the new box culvert.

October 23 to October 27: Complete construction of the new box culvert, place streambed material inside box culvert, backfill around the box culvert and install fish passage monitoring antennae.

Traffic impacts: WIS 67 will be closed to traffic from Lakeview Road to Boy Scout Drive for the duration of the project with a posted detour route.

Detour: Northbound WIS 67 detour route will follow County F to County A to WIS 67, and reverse for southbound traffic detour.

 

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.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor will place the final application of pavement markings, rip rap flumes and finish final restoration items in preparation to open WIS 44.

October 23 to October 27: Final punchlist items. Work will not affect the public. Project complete.

Traffic impacts: The highway opens Friday, Oct. 20.

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.

October 16 to October 20: Crews finished permanent signing and punch list work at the weigh station along southbound I-43.

October 23 to October 27: Remove traffic control, final restoration and punchlist items. Project complete this week.

Traffic impacts: All lanes are expected to open to traffic on Monday, Oct. 23.

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 October 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.

October 16 to October 20: Contract work was completed this week with restoration and planting of trees finishing up. The road was opened to traffic on Thursday night.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will clean up any miscellaneous areas needing touch-up.

Traffic impacts: WIS 42 opened to traffic on Thursday, Oct. 19.

 

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.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor was on site paving mainline along USH 8 and various intersections and driveways. The contractor also placed traffic signs along the project limits. The contractor also began restoration efforts in the Town of Goodman. The contractor will also be shaping shoulders throughout the project limits.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will continue working on restoration items. The contractor will be finishing up paving within Goodman along with any remaining intersections. throughout the project limits. The contractor will continue with shouldering efforts and will work on guardrail replacement/adjustments.

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

 

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY

 

WIS 55 Little Henry Creek box culvert reconstruction

Location/limits: WIS 55 (Main Street) from Morrow Street to Robbins Street in Seymour

Schedule: September 11, 2017 to November 17, 2017

Length: 0.028 miles

Cost: $650,000

Description of work: The improvement project consists of reconstructing a portion of the Little Henry Creek box culvert, grading, concrete and asphalt paving on Main Street, WIS 55.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor has completed the new box culvert floor and the wall sections. The contractor plans to begin forming and pouring the top of the box culvert sections this week.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor plans to complete the top of the box culvert sections and begin storm sewer and grading work on WIS 55 (Main Street).

Traffic Impacts: WIS 55 (Main Street) is closed from Morrow Street to Robbins Street for the duration of the project.

Detour: Traffic will be detoured around the project work zone via Mainline Drive and County G. The detour will be in place for the entire project timeframe.

 

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY

 

WIS 32 Resurfacing

Location/limits: WIS 32 from the north limit of the Village of Howards Grove to WIS 57

Schedule: September 18, 2017 to November 2017

Length: 7.3 miles

Cost: $1.9 million

Description of work: Project includes milling the existing pavement and overlaying with asphalt. The existing paved shoulders will be widened from 3 feet to 5 feet and shoulder gravel will be added. Shoulder and centerline rumble strips will be installed along with new pavement marking.

October 16 to October 20: Gravel shoulders were completed this week.  Permanent pavement marking began this week and will be completed next week.

October 23 to October 27: Permanent pavement marking will be completed.  Final project clean-up will take place.

Traffic impacts: WIS 32 and side roads will remain open to traffic except with temporary lane closures using flagging operations in the immediate area of work.

 

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.

October 16 to October 20: Removal of traffic control devices. Project complete.

Traffic impacts: All lanes opened for travel opened Thursday, Oct. 19.

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 mid-November 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.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor paved mainline along WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) southbound lanes and started hand pouring the side road connections between Main Avenue and 26th Street. They started work on the street lighting, backfilling the curb and prepping for concrete sidewalk and driveway aprons along the west side of WIS 42 (Calumet Drive). Along WIS 42 between Mueller Road and I-43 the contractor: finished concrete joint work; finished backfilling, placing topsoil and seeding behind the curb and gutter areas; placed the permanent pavement markings; and continued work on the traffic signal upgrades at the County J/DL intersection.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will finish hand pouring the side road connections, continue placing concrete sidewalk and driveway aprons and continue work on the street lighting between Main Avenue and 26th Street. They will also continue work on the permanent traffic signals at the WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) / North Avenue and the WIS 42 / County J/DL intersections.

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 northbound lanes and reduced to one lane in each direction from Main Avenue to 27th Street.
  • WIS 42 is reduced to one lane in each direction from Mueller Road to I-43.
  • North Avenue is counter-directional along the eastbound lanes and reduced to one lane in each direction from 24th Street to 21st Street.
  • Right turn prohibited from WIS 42 (Calumet Drive) southbound to North Avenue westbound.
  • 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 Main Avenue west from WIS 42 (Calumet Drive).
  • No access to 25th Street west 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 several 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

October 16 to October 20: Asphalt paving will continue. Shoulder work will begin. Restoration will continue.

October 23 to October 27: Asphalt paving will finish. Restoration will finish. Shoulder work will finish. Pavement marking and permanent signing will begin.

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

 

Project name: WIS 116, Wolf River Bridge and Approaches

Location: WIS 116, village of Winneconne

Schedule: September 2017 to September 2019

Cost: $11.4 Million

Description: 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.

October 16 to October 20: The paving contractor plans to begin installing the curb and gutter on S. 1st Ave. The grading contractor plans to continue grading on N. 1st St. The asphalt contractor plans to repair pavement on Main St. at the 1st Ave. water main crossing. The retaining wall contractor plans to begin constructing the retaining wall for the west bridge approach. The structure contractor plans to begin to install the cofferdams for the bridge piers. The structure contractor also plans to install the temporary shoring on the east side of the river.

October 23 to October 27: The paving contractor plans to install the sidewalk on North 1st Street and South 1st Avenue and finish the curb and gutter. The retaining wall contractor plans to continue to install the retaining wall on the west side of the river. The structure contractor plans to begin constructing the west abutment for the new bridge, excavate for pier 1, driving the piling for pier 1, and drive the temporary sheeting on the east side of the river. The grading contractor also plans to begin removing the unstable soil on the east side of the river.

Traffic impacts: WIS 116 open to two-way traffic but may be restricted to one-lane during non-peak daytime hours using flagging operations. WIS 116 restored to full two-way operation during non-working hours. South 1st Avenue closed permanently. South 1st Street and North 1st Avenue closed for roughly 4 weeks during this stage.

 

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.

October 16 to October 20: Parapet work will continues at the east-to-north bridge. Drilling and setting of the noisewall posts will continue. Seed and e-mat is scheduled to be placed near the pier construction on the east-to-north bridge.

October 23 to October 27: Bridges crews will be stripping forms on the north-to-west and the east-to-north bridges. Drilling and setting of the noisewall posts will continue. ITS conduit and vault is schedule to be installed along the Francis St. noisewall. Drilling crew are scheduled mobilize equipment to the noisewall over Tayco St.

Traffic Impacts: Lane and ramp closures of the I-41 and US 10/WIS 441 interchange will be used as needed for specific operations. Various nighttime lane and ramp closures will be required during the week of October 23 for stripping bridge forms. 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.

October 16 to October 20: 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. Work will continue decking on the west US10/WIS441 to south I-41 structure, unit 2 (B-70-405). Painters will work to set cables only for their platform system that they will use next year. Parapet work on B-70-061 will continue. Placement of reinforcing steel will continue. The grading contractor will bring the FNW fill up to subgrade. There will be a deck pour on the north side of B-70-061, spans 1-3.

October 23 to October 27: 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. Work will continue decking on the west US 10/WIS 441 to south I-41 structure, unit 3 (B-70-405). Painters should be finishing up and leaving the work site. Parapet work on B-70-061 will continue. Placement of reinforcing steel will continue. There will be two deck pours on B-70-401, one from pier 5 to 9, and another on the north side of B-70-401 from pier 9 to C1.

Traffic Impacts: There may be daily southbound and northbound outside closures on I-41 for the next 3 weeks. 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 most 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.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor continued constructing embankments. Construction of retaining walls continued. The bridge contractor worked on constructing the bridge pier. The contractor installed storm sewer at select locations on the project site.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will continue constructing embankments throughout the project. Construction of retaining walls will continue. The bridge contractor will continue construction of the pier.

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.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor poured the B-70-115 and B-70-116 bridge decks.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor plans on constructing the B-70-116 and B-70-115 parapets. Contractor will also pave the bridge approaches later in the week.

Traffic impacts: Northbound and southbound Oneida Street will have various lane closures throughout the week.

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

 

WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project: Oneida Street intersections

Location: US 10/WIS 441, Oneida Street (Valley Road & Midway Road)

Schedule: September 5, 2017 to June 2018

Length: 0.37 miles

Cost: $3.7 million

Description: This work is part of the WIS 441 Tri-County Expansion Project. The project consists of removals, common excavation, concrete pavement, concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, erosion control, pavement marking, street lighting, traffic signals and all incidental items necessary to complete the work as shown on the plans and included in the proposal and contract.

October 16 to October 20: The contractor continued working on Oneida Street north of Midway Road. Crews will continue installing storm sewer on Oneida Street and Midway Road. The contractor will be constructing a concrete grade beam for future railing. The contractor will begin excavation and placement of sub base material within the intersection later in the week.

October 23 to October 27: The contractor will continue working on Oneida Street north of Midway Road. The contractor plans on continuing to construct the concrete grade beam on Midway Road. The contractor will also be installing signal bases and conduit. The contractor also will begin concrete paving later in the week on Midway Road.

Traffic impacts: Oneida Street will remain closed north of Midway Road to Primrose Lane. Primrose Lane will be closed at Oneida Street. Maloa Street will be closed at Midway Road. Midway Road will remain open to two lanes of traffic.

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