Construction taking place June 29 to July 10, 2020
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 11-county area.
These weekly updates include a two-week description of construction operations taking place (what exactly the workers are working on), 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.
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I-43 Bridge Deck Overlays
Location/limits: I-43 from WIS 172 to Atkinson Drive
Length: 10.03 miles
Cost: $6.3 million
Schedule: July 2020 to October 2021 (2-year Project)
Description of work: This project includes shoulder improvements, bridge deck milling with concrete overlays, bridge painting, culvert and bridge wingwall repairs and pavement markings.
July 6 to July 10: Project begins July 6. Crews will begin shoulder improvement work on northbound and southbound I-43. This work will occur near the bridges that require concrete overlays. The work includes saw cutting pavement, shoulder milling, pavement/ base aggregate removal, placement of new base aggregate and new asphalt pavement for the shoulders.
Traffic impacts: Northbound and southbound I-43 between Mason Street and Webster will be reduced to a single lane, nightly, between July 6 and July 24, 2020. All lanes will be open on weekends.
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/i43greenbay/
FOND DU LAC COUNTY
WIS 23 Expansion
Location/limits: Near Seven Hills Road in town of Empire to the east county line at Division Road in town of Forest
Length: 6.85 miles
Cost: $30 million
Schedule: April 21, 2020 to late October 2021
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 middle section of the overall project includes the complete construction of additional lanes. Work involves grading, drainage culverts and inlets, aggregate base, concrete pavement, WIS 23 westbound structure over the Sheboygan River, Old Plank Trail structure over the Sheboygan River, County G structure over WIS 23, interchange at County G, wetland mitigation site, and other incidental items of work.
June 29 to July 3: Crews continued grading for the new westbound lanes from County W (north) to Seven Hills Road. Crews continued working in the Schaefer Mitigation Site and grading for the new County G interchange and the new frontage road. Crews continued to install cross culverts and private driveway culverts. Crews began driving pile and pouring concrete for the new westbound WIS 23 bridge over the Sheboygan River.
July 6 to July 10: Crews will continue grading for the new westbound lanes from County W (north) to Seven Hills Road. Crews will continue working in the Schaefer Mitigation Site and grading for the new County G interchange and the new frontage road. Crews will continue to install cross culverts and private driveway culverts. Crews will continue driving pile and building abutments for the new westbound WIS 23 bridge over the Sheboygan River.
- WIS 23 will generally remain open to one lane in each direction on either the existing lanes or added lanes. Four nighttime full closures will occur at a later day. Full closures will be announced here and on message boards.
- County G and the park and ride at County G is closed as of May 11 and will reopen in October of 2021.
- The north leg of Hickory Road at WIS 23, and the north and south legs of Division Road at WIS 23 are closed permanently as of May 11.
- The south leg of Log Tavern Road and Banner Road at WIS 23 are closed.
- Northbound County G detour will follow County T to County A to WIS 23 to County P to County C back to County G.
- Southbound County G detour will use County C to County P to County A to County T back to County G.
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis23resurface/
WIS 67 Resurfacing
Location/Limits: Triple S Road (village of Campbellsport) to Division Road (County Line)
Schedule: June 22 to late October 2020
Length: 10.5 miles
Description of work: This project includes milling and overlaying of the existing pavement, reconstruction of the US 45/WIS 67 intersection, beamguard replacement, culvert pipe replacements and installation of a retaining wall.
June 29 to July 3: Grading will continue throughout the week. Curb and gutter and barrier wall will be installed in various locations along WIS 67. Clearing and grubbing will continue.
July 6 to July 10: Grading will continue throughout the week along with the culvert work. New guardrail will be installed in various locations north of the US 45/WIS 67 intersection.
There will be two, short-term closures of WIS 67 for construction a retaining wall near River Road south of US 45 and for culvert replacements north of US 45.
- Beginning June 24, 2020: WIS 67 CLOSED between US 45 and County B for 26 working days. Detour will follow WIS 45 and County B.
- After the 26 working days this section will be reopened to through traffic with flagging operations to complete the remainder of work.
- Beginning in August: WIS 67 CLOSED between County Y and US 45 for 12 working days. Detour will follow County Y and US 45.
- After the 12 working days this section will be reopened to traffic with flagging operations to complete the reminder of work.
WIS 42 Bridge and Culvert Construction
Location: WIS 42 between Duvall Street in the city of Kewaunee to Feld Street in the city of Algoma, and WIS 42 between Greenfield Avenue in the city of Algoma to the north county line (County X).
Length: 12.65 miles
Schedule: June 29, 2020 to end of October 2020
Description of work: This project replaces culverts throughout the project corridor and constructs a new bridge over Three Mile Creek between 9th Road and 10th Road.
June 29 to July 3: The contractor replacing culvert near Roosevelt Road.
July 6 to July 10: The contractor will be replacing culverts and roadway. New culverts will be installed followed by roadway and beam guard.
Traffic impacts Work will be conducted in stages using highway closures, detours and flagging operations. Access to properties in the closure limits will be provided at all times. Please check the WIS 42 project website for specific dates and closure times. All dates are weather dependent.
- Beginning July 6, 2020: WIS 42 will be closed from County O to County K. Flagging operations will take place from Duvall Street to County O.
- Detour: County O, County E and WIS 54 initially. Once the culvert work from County O to County D is completed, the detour will be modified to follow County D and County K.
- Fall 2020: WIS 42 closed from Greenfield Avenue to Door/Kewaunee County line.
- Detour: WIS 54, County D, and County X.
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis422020/
Waldo Blvd (US 10) Reconstruction
Location/limits: US 10/Waldo Blvd in the city of Manitowoc from County R to 14th Street
Length: 1.8 miles
Cost: $13.3 million
Schedule: April 2019 to November 2020
Description of work: Urban reconstruction from 14th Street to Fleetwood Drive. The reconstruction segment will include a four-lane roadway with wider shoulders, sidewalk replacement, water main, sanitary sewer, storm sewer and curb/gutter, construction of new bridge deck over the railroad tracks, and realignment of the Menasha Avenue intersection. Work also includes signal replacement at the intersections of 18th Street, and Rapids Road (County R). Asphalt resurfacing will take place from Fleetwood Dr. to County R.
June 29 to July 3: Underground utility construction continued with storm sewer and sanitary sewer near Fleetwood Drive. Crews continued backfilling the roadway over the box culvert. The sidewalks on the structure over the railroad were poured. Crews completed excavation from the structure to the east.
July 6 to July 10: Underground utility construction will be completed along the project. Crews will begin trimming in preparation for concrete paving. The electrical contractor will install conduit for traffic signals and street lighting. Pavement patches will be replaced in the County R intersection. Traffic signal work will begin at County R.
Traffic impacts: Waldo Boulevard is closed in portions of the work zone during construction. US 10 is detoured around the project. Northbound and southbound traffic is maintained along 23rd Street, and northbound only traffic is maintained at 18th Street. Lane closures at the intersection of County R and Waldo Boulevard will begin on July 6.
Detour: Eastbound US 10 detour will follow I-43 to US 151. Westbound US 10 detour will follow US 151 west to I-43. Please see project website for specific detour information.
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/waldo/
US 141 Niagara Reconstruction and Resurfacing
Location/limits: US 141 between Betters Court and 4th Street in the city of Niagara, Marinette County
Length: 1.71 miles
Cost: $4.264 Million
Construction schedule: May 4, 2020 to September 18, 2020
Description of work: There are two projects, constructed concurrently, in the project work zone. A complete reconstruction of US141 will take place between Pine Street and 4th Street. Reconstruction includes replacing existing roadway pavement with 32’ width of asphalt, replacing the curb and gutter, existing sidewalk, crosswalks, and curb ramps, realigning the Vine Street intersection to be 90-degree angle to US 141, and replacing the storm sewer system. The resurfacing project between Betters Court and Pine Street includes milling, asphalt pavement, and pavement marking.
June 29 to July 3: Continued storm sewer placement on Clark Street. Common excavation and gravel placement along Clark Street. Curb and Gutter placement along the northbound lane of USH 141 from roughly Hill Street to Tyler Road as well as both sides of US 141 from Tyler Road to the northern limits of the job. Sidewalk placement along the northbound side of US 141 from Hill Street to a point roughly 450 feet up station of Tyler Road.
July 6 to July 10: Continued storm sewer placement along US 141 between Main Street and Hill Street along the northbound side of US 141. Continued concrete sidewalk and driveway work between Hill Street and roughly 450 feet up station of Tyler Road along northbound US 141. Common excavation and gravel placement and backfilling along the backside of sidewalk within these same limits.
Traffic Impacts: US 141 between Betters Court and County Road N will be CLOSED to thru traffic May 4 to August 21. Local access to business and properties and emergency access will be maintained. Any work after August 21 will be constructed using flagging operations. Intersections between Main Street and the paper mill, and the Tyler Road intersection, will be staged to continue side road access to the highway during construction. Other side roads in the reconstruction project area (Pine St. to 4th St.) will have alternate access points to US 141, and construction will be staged for alternate access to those intersection. Short-term driveway closures will be necessary during parts of the construction process. The contractor will contact homeowners and businesses in advance before closing a driveway. Sidewalk closures and/or a “sidewalk detour” will be in place to direct pedestrians to alternate routes during construction.
Detour: US 2 and US 8
Project Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/niagara/
WIS 64 Resurfacing
Location/limits: WIS 64 from the Langlade/Oconto County line to WIS 32
Length: 6.8 miles
Cost: $3.5 million
Schedule: June 15, 2020 to September 15, 2020
Description of work: This project consists of replacing culvert pipes, removing guardrail, grading flatter slopes, and milling and overlaying the existing pavement with new asphaltic pavement. The intersection of County T and WIS 64 will be upgraded and reconstructed as part of the project. Work is set to begin June 15, 2020 and be completed by mid-September, weather dependent.
June 29 to July 3: Crews finish graded and paved the lower layer of asphalt on the County T/WIS 64 intersection.
July 6 to July 10: WIS 64 will be closed from WIS 32 to County T on July 6. Crews will begin removing guardrail, grading, culvert replacements, and landscaping this week. Topsoil will be placed, and final landscaping performed in the County T/WIS 64 intersection.
Traffic impacts: WIS 64 from WIS 32 to County T will be closed to thru traffic starting July 6. Local property and emergency access will be maintained from either WIS 32 or County T during this stage. The contractor will replace four culvert pipes in between Blue Spruce Road and Mountain Lake Road. Local and emergency traffic will not be able to pass thru a culvert replacement location and will have to enter/exit the work zone to the west via County T or to the east via WIS 32.
Detour: WIS 64 detour beginning July 6 will follow WIS 32 and County T.
I-41 Bridge Rehab – Grand Chute
Location/limits: I-41, WIS 15 to WIS 47, Gillett Street and CN RR Bridges
Length: 0.58 miles
Cost: $2 million
Schedule: April 2020 to July 2020
Description of work: This project will remove existing railing systems on I-41 bridges over Gillett Street and CN Railroad and replace the railing with a concrete barrier to improve safety. Other project work includes asphalt shoulder replacement, guardrail replacement, and restoration work.
June 29 to July 1: Minor finishing work. Project complete.
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/41bridges/
Green Bay Road (WIS 96) Reconstruction
Location/limits: Green Bay Road, WIS 96 in the City of Kaukauna from Lawe Street to Claribel Street
Length: 0.55 miles
Cost: $2.32 million
Schedule: April 6, 2020 to end of August 2020
Description of work The WIS 96 project is an urban reconstruction including replacement of the existing concrete pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalks and storm sewer, creation of on-street bicycle accommodations, and correction of substandard intersection angles at Washington Street and Grant Street/Plank Road.
June 29 to July 3: The contractor plans to pave westbound WIS 96 curb and gutter and prepare base for concrete sidewalk on westbound WIS 96.
July 6 to July 10: The contractor plans to pave eastbound WIS 96 lanes.
Traffic impacts: Green Bay Road will be closed and detoured from Lawe Street to Claribel Street during construction. Local access to property owners and businesses along WIS 96 will be maintained throughout the project.
Detour: WIS 55 (Delanglade), County OO (Hyland/E Frontage Road), and County JJ.
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis96recon/
WIS 23 Expansion
Location/limits: WIS 23 from the west Sheboygan/Fond du Lac County line to County P in the town of Plymouth
Length: 7.42 miles
Cost: $25.8 million
Schedule: May 13, 2019 to July 30, 2021
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. Two separate contracts will be underway to complete this eastern portion in Sheboygan County. One contract is a continuation of the work started in 2019 to complete the grading of the additional lanes, and the other contract will complete the work with constructing the aggregate base and pavement on the additional lanes. Work involves grading, drainage culverts and inlets, aggregate base, concrete pavement, WIS 23 eastbound structure over the Ice Age Trail, completion of a wetland mitigation site, and other incidental items of work.
June 29 to July 3: Grading operations will continue between Scenic View Drive and County A. The contractor will be working on driveways. They will be placing culvert pipes throughout the project and pouring concrete masonry endwalls. The landscapers will work on restoration of the median, installing silt fence, placing rock bags, placing temporary seed, fertilizer, and mulch as well. The contractor will be placing pit run in approved areas. Work will continue at the South Theel Mitigation Site.
July 6 to July 10: Grading operations will continue between Scenic View Dr. and County A. The contractor will be working on driveways. They will be placing culvert pipes throughout the project. The landscapers will work on restoration of the median, installing silt fence, placing rock bags, placing temporary seed, fertilizer, and mulch. They will also be installing signs and concrete masonry endwalls. The contractor will be placing pit run in approved areas as well as shouldering the sideroads. Work will continue at the South Theel Mitigation Site.
Traffic Impacts: WIS 23 is open to traffic.
WIS 23 Construction Website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis23resurface/
WIS 76 Reconstruction
Location/limits: Greenhill Court (just north of I-41) to County JJ in the towns of Vinland and Clayton, Winnebago County
Length: 3.770 miles
Cost: $10.2 million
Schedule: April 6, 2020 to November 2020.
Description of work: The roadway will be reconstructed with two, 12-foot wide travel lanes with five feet of paved shoulder width and 10-feet of total shoulder. New roundabouts will be constructed at the County GG, County G, and County JJ intersections. Curb and gutter and street lights will be installed at the roundabout intersection, and a left-turn bypass lane will be constructed at the Vinland Center Road intersection. Work also includes replacement of the existing two-way left-turn lane south of the County JJ intersection, replacement of culvert pipes and the addition of storm sewer at the roundabouts.
June 29 to July 3: Contractor continued constructing the County JJ and County GG roundabouts.
June 6 to July 10: Contractor will continue constructing the County JJ roundabout and will start constructing the County G roundabout. The Contractor will also continue reconstructing WIS 76 from Green Hill Court to County JJ.
- WIS 76 is close to through traffic in the project limits.
- Local access will be maintained throughout construction.
- County GG will be reopened, and County G will be closed July 6.
- Southbound WIS 76 will not be able to access County JJ / Breezewood Lane starting July 6. County JJ will remain open to traffic.
- Multiple construction stages will impact traffic. For detailed construction staging and road closures at the intersections, please see the WIS 76 project website.
Detour: WIS 76 detour will use I-41 to US 45 to US 10
Project website: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis76recon/