Northwest Region

Weekly Construction Updates

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Dec. 9, 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) provides weekly updates on road construction projects in the following counties in northwest Wisconsin: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Sawyer, Taylor, Trempealeau and Washburn counties.


Buffalo and Trempealeau counties
Highway: WIS 35/54
Location: Bridges over the east and west channels of the Trempealeau River
Schedule: July 12 to October 2022
Cost: $10.42 million
Description: Replacing both bridges, increasing the grade on the structures for improved drainage, reconstructing about one mile of roadway approaches, maintaining the public river access at the east channel bridge and replacing the railroad crossing at the project’s west limits in 2022.
Traffic impacts: Traffic is using temporary bridges and roadway, and the speed limit in the project limits has been reduced from 55 mph to 30 mph.


Jackson County
Location: Castle Mound Bridge near Black River Falls
Schedule: Sept. 27 to December
Cost: $539,417
Description: Repairing beams and replacing one.
Traffic impacts: The project is complete, and all traffic control measures are to be removed by the end of the day.

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