Wolf River Bridge Replacement

WIS 116, Winneconne

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. The remainder of the WIS 116 roadway will be closed to through vieweasttraffic during construction and a detour route for WIS 116 will be posted. Construction of the 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.

Project Name: WIS 116 over Wolf River – bridge replacement

Location: WIS 116/Main Street in Village of Winneconne from 2nd Street to 2nd Avenue

Construction schedule:  midSeptember 2017 – September 2019

Description of work:

  • 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

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. 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 as part of separate roadway reconstruction project.
    • Posted detour follows US 45 to US 41 to WIS 21.

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
  • WIS 116 remains closed from west village limits to 2nd Street and from 2nd Avenue to east village limits as part of separate project.
    • 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 as part of separate project.
    • 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 related to construction vehicle ingress & egress during construction of new fishing platforms.
  • Short-term closures of North 1st Street and North 1st Avenue
  • WIS 116 open through remainder of village limits