WIS 42 - Door

Gibraltar to Sister Bay

Traffic Impacts & Detours

Note: WIS 42 in Fish Creek will completely OPEN by Friday, June 19, 2020. Minor finishing work will remain on the project following the highway opening.

WisDOT is committed to staging this project in a manner that minimizes impacts to local businesses while completing the project as quickly as possible.  Much of the construction will be conducted under traffic. Please drive carefully in project work zones!

The traffic impacts and detour routes for the WIS 42 state highway project are as follows:

  • March 9, 2020 – Memorial Day Weekend 2020
    • WIS 42 will be closed from Shore Road to the YMCA pedestrian crossing in Fish Creek.
      • Road will be detoured using County E and County A.
      • Local access will be provided between Shore Road and County F.
    • WIS 42 from Bluff Lane to Shore Road will be open to traffic with flagging operations.
    • WIS 42 from Gibraltar Road to Country Walk Drive in Sister Bay will be open with flagging operations for 2019 carryover work (landscaping, pavement marking).
  • Memorial Day Weekend 2020 – June 19, 2020
    • WIS 42 will be closed from County F to the YMCA pedestrian crossing in Fish Creek.
    • WIS 42 will be open from Bluff Lane to County F with flagging operations.
    • Detour to be removed and road open to all traffic by July 4th Holiday Weekend.

NOTE: The town of Gibraltar is conducting additional curb and gutter replacement, sidewalk replacement, and new storm sewer along WIS 42 within the limits of this project. This work is being done separately from the WisDOT project. The town’s project may impact closure timeframes and will be communicated by the town. This website will also be updated to reflect any traffic control modifications due to the local work.

View Traffic Impact Map for fall and winter 2019 – Stage 1

View Traffic Impact Map for town of Gibraltar in June of 2020 – Stage 3