Northwest Region

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December 2

For more information, contact:

Christena T. O’Brien, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 828-9471 or

Weekly Northwest Region Construction Update
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is providing a weekly update on construction projects in the northwest region, which includes the counties of Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau and Washburn counties.

Construction-related traffic impacts are subject to change and dependent on favorable weather patterns.

Dunn and St. Croix counties (SUSPENDED FOR WINTER)
Highway: I-94
Location: Between Hudson and Menomonie near Knapp
Schedule: March 25, 2019 to November 2020
Cost: $57.5 million
Description: Resurfacing project including utility relocation.
Traffic impacts: Lane closures for maintenance and guardrail repair work are scheduled beginning Monday.

Sawyer County (COMPLETE)
Highway: WIS 27
Location: City of Hayward
Schedule: Sept. 3 to November 2019
Cost: $4 million
Description: Construction during the second stage of the project will occur between the Namekagon River Bridge and Michigan Avenue. The County B intersection will be reconstructed with new signals, storm sewer and pavement, and traffic signals.
Traffic Impacts: The road is open, but the left-turn lane into Windmill Square is closed until the new signal poles at the County B intersection are installed.