WIS 116 & Wolf River Bridge, Winneconne

Urban Reconstruction & Bridge Replacement

Schedule

Construction schedule and traffic impacts

The existing Wolf River Bridge will remain open to local traffic and emergency vehicles until the new bridge has been completed in 2018. The remainder of the WIS 116 roadway will be closed to through vieweasttraffic during urban reconstruction in 2018. A detour route for WIS 116 will be posted. Construction of the bridge and roadway will include staging to allow local access through the Village, access to businesses, and access across the bridge. Access to properties and business will be maintained at all times. WIS 116 is also closed and detoured in the village for Omro for a downtown urban reconstruction project in 2018.

  • WisDOT allows business owners to place temporary signing during construction to direct traffic on alternate streets to their business. For business signing information and a temporary permit application, please see the project overview page.

Traffic impacts:

September 2017 – March/April 2018

  • 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

March/April 2018 – early June 2018

  • WIS 116 open to two-way traffic between 1st Street and 2nd Avenue.
    Full closures of WIS 116 shown for Winneconne and Omro for urban reconstruction in 2018
    • WIS 116 may be restricted to one-lane during non-peak daytime hours using flagging operations but must be restored to full two-way operation during non-working hours.
  • WIS 116 closed from west village limits to 2nd Street, and from 2nd Avenue to east village limits for WIS 116 urban reconstruction project.

Early June 2018 – September 2018

  • WIS 116 open to two-way traffic between 1st Street and 2nd Avenue.
    • WIS 116 may be restricted to one-lane during non-peak daytime hours using flagging operations but must be restored to full two-way operation during non-working hours.
  • South 1st Street closed during this stage
  • South 2nd Avenue closed for roughly 4 weeks during this stage (dates TBD)
  • WIS 116 remains closed from west village limits to 2nd Street and from 2nd Avenue to east village limits
    • Posted detour follows US 45 to US 41 to WIS 21.

September 2018 – early November 2018

  • WIS 116 open to two-way traffic between 1st Street and 1st Avenue. Westbound traffic uses existing bridge and eastbound traffic uses new bridge.
  • Access across 1st Street closed during this stage
  • Short-term closure of North 2nd Avenue
  • WIS 116 remains closed from west village limits to 2nd Street and from 2nd Avenue to east village limits.
    • Posted detour follows US 45 to US 41 to WIS 21.

Early November 2018 – September 2019

  • WIS 116 open to two-way traffic on new bridge.
    • Flagging operations for short-term traffic impacts for construction of new fishing platforms.
  • Short-term closures of North 1st Street and North 1st Avenue
  • WIS 116 open through remainder of village limits.