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Northeast Region weekly construction update

August 15, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) NE Region in Green Bay is providing a weekly update on region construction, which includes the counties of Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Sheboygan, and Winnebago.

Motorists are advised to use caution and remain alert when driving through any work zone. Drivers are also encouraged to seek information about work zones and detours in the following ways:

  • For statewide, recorded road construction information, 24 hours a day, call 511.
  • For statewide road construction on the web, visit Wisconsin 511 online.

All work is weather-dependent.

Brown County

Monroe Avenue, city of Green Bay
Schedule: May to October 2014
Length: 1.0 miles
Cost: $5.2 million
Location: WIS 29/45/57 from Cass Street to Main Street
Description: This project involves the reconstruction of Monroe Avenue.
August 11 to August 15: Contractor concrete paved the northbound lanes from Crooks Street to Walnut Street. Contractor poured concrete pavement at various intersection throughout the project. The contractor poured sidewalk from Cass Street to Chicago Street in the northbound lanes.
August 18 to August 22: The contractor will be pouring sidewalk from Walnut to Main Street in the northbound lanes. Contractor will pave the southbound lanes from Chicago Street to Walnut Street.
Traffic impacts: Traffic will be detoured for the duration of the project:

  • WIS 57 northbound will use WIS 32/57 to WIS 32 to County HH/Vanderperren Way to WIS 172 to I-43 to WIS 54/57.
  • WIS 57 southbound will use WIS 54/57 to I-43 to WIS 172 to WIS 57.
  • WIS 54 eastbound will use WIS 54 to US 41 to WIS 172 to I-43 to WIS 54/57.
  • WIS 54 westbound will use WIS 54/57 to I- 43 to WIS 172 to US 41 to WIS 54.
  • WIS 29 eastbound will use WIS 29 to US 41 to WIS 172 to I-43 to US 141/County MM to WIS 29.
  • WIS 29 westbound will use WIS 29 to US 141/County MM to I-43 to WIS 172 to US 41 to WIS 29.
  • Southbound Monroe Avenue will use Monroe Avenue to Main Street Webster Avenue.
  • Northbound Monroe Avenue will use Monroe Avenue to Mason Street to Webster Avenue.
  • Both westbound and eastbound Mason Street off-ramps will be closed at Monroe Avenue.
  • Monroe Avenue traffic will be reduced to one lane bi-directional from Cass Street intersection to Chicago and from Main Street intersection to the East River.
  • Monroe Avenue will be closed to through traffic from the intersection of Chicago Street to the intersection of Main Street.
  • Cross traffic will be allowed along Monroe Avenue at the Chicago Street, Walnut Street and Main Street intersections.

WIS 29 (Walnut Street)
Schedule: April through November 2014
Length: 0.1 miles
Cost: $669,600
Location: WIS 29 at Walnut Street Lift Bridge
Description: This project involves upgrades to electrical equipment required in the operation of the Walnut Street lift bridge. Project also includes installation of closed circuit cameras to aid in bridge operation and replacement of the existing traffic warning gates at the east and west ends of the bridge.
August 18 to August 22: Contractor will continue installation and switch to new motor drives. Equipment testing will continue.
August 25 to August 29: Contractor will complete installation and switch to new motor drives. Equipment testing will continue.
Traffic impacts: No traffic impacts anticipated for the above period.

WIS 32
Schedule: July to September 2014  
Length: 6.6 miles
Cost: $1.1 million
Location: WIS 32, South Brown County line (County KK) to 0.25 miles north of the intersection of Deuster Street and WIS 32
Description of project: Work includes milling, asphalt pavement, pavement marking, and sign replacement.
August 11 to August 15: The contractor will install the centerline rumble strips and centerline pavement marking operations will follow. The contractor will also install additional gravel on the roadways’ shoulders.
August 18 to August 22: The contractor plans to finish installing the centerline rumble strips and the pavement marking. The contractor will also remove two unneeded private driveways.
Traffic impacts: WIS 32/57 will be open to traffic with flagging operations around the work zone areas.

WIS 32 / S. Wisconsin Street, E. Pulaski Street and N. St. Augustine Street
Schedule: March 24 to October 31, 2014
Length: 1.7 miles
Cost: $4 million
Location: WIS 32, Green Bay Street to S. Chase Road; village of Pulaski
Description: The reconstruction of WIS 32 consists of pavement removal, excavation, base aggregate, storm sewer, asphalt pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalk, multiuse path, signing, a box culvert extension and a box culvert replacement. 
August 11 to August 15: Storm sewer and lateral work will continue on N. St. Augustine Street and on S. Wisconsin Street. Clearing, grubbing and grading work will begin on N. St. Augustine Street early in the week.
August 18 to August 22: Crews are scheduled to continue grading operations on N. St. Augustine Street. Crews are also scheduled to begin grading work on S. Wisconsin Street.
Traffic impacts: The project will be detoured and closed to through traffic. WIS 32 will be detoured from County B to County C to County S for the duration of the project. Local and emergency access to adjacent properties will be maintained during construction. Box culvert work on N. St. Augustine Street at the tributary of the Little Suamico River will result in a complete road closure at the box culvert. Local and emergency access to properties on N. St. Augustine Street between W. Pulaski Street (WIS 160) and S. Chase Road will be from the north or south only (no through traffic). Traffic will not be able cross the box culvert on N. St. Augustine Street at the tributary of the Little Suamico River which is approximately one-half mile north of W. Pulaski Street (WIS 160).

WIS 96 (Greenleaf, town of Wrightstown and village of Wrightstown)
Schedule
: March 2014 to October 2014  
Length: 2 miles (1 mile at each location)
Cost: $4.5 million
Location: WIS 96, one mile from Old 57 Road to Breckenridge Falls Boulevard in the town of Wrightstown (Greenleaf) and the other mile (High Street) from Turner Street to Shanty Road in the village of Wrightstown.
Description of project: Work for both projects will include new storm sewer, curb and gutter, sidewalk, asphalt pavement, landscaping, and lighting. Repair work will also be done on the inlets on the inside of the roundabout in the town of Wrightstown (Greenleaf). 
August 11 to August 15: The contractor will continue storm sewer operations on WIS 96 west of WIS 32/57. The contractor will continue grading and concrete pavement operations in various locations along WIS 96 between Fair Street and Plum Road/County D in the village of Wrightstown. The contractor will continue grading and concrete paving operations on WIS 96 east of County D to Shanty Road.
August 18 to August 22: The contractor will complete storm sewer and begin grading operations on WIS 96 west of WIS 32/57. The contractor will continue concrete pavement and begin landscaping and permanent signing operations in various locations along WIS 96 between Fair Street and Plum Road/County D in the village of Wrightstown. The contractor will continue grading, storm sewer, and concrete paving operations on WIS 96 east of County D to Shanty Road.
Traffic impacts: WIS 96 west of WIS 32/57 to County D will be closed to traffic with a detour beginning July 15 and continuing until mid-September. The detour will be WIS 32/57/County Z/County D/WIS 96 for westbound WIS 96 traffic and reverse for eastbound traffic.

US 41 Glory Road to Ninth Street, Oneida Street (County AAA) Interchange
Schedule: August 2013 to July 2016
Length: US 41 mainline 4.3 miles (Glory Road to Ninth Street); Hansen Road – 0.1 mile; Oneida Street (County AAA) – 0.6 miles
Cost: $130.5 million
Location: US 41 from Glory Road to Ninth Street, including the Oneida Street (County AAA) interchange and Hansen Road bridge. August 11 to August 15: The contractor continued work on the approach aprons at Cormier, Morris and Lombardi as well as parapet work at Lombardi. Work continued on retaining walls, noise walls, sign structures and storm sewer. Grading work took place at the Oneida southbound on-ramp and in the median on the north end of the project. Trimming of the base continued on project on the collector distributor road, northbound ramps to Oneida and WIS 172. The placement of the asphalt base and concrete pavement at a number of locations continued this week.
August 18 to August 22: The contractor will continue work on the approach aprons at Cormier, Morris and Lombardi as well as parapet work at Lombardi. Work will continue on retaining walls, sign structures and storm sewer. Grading work will take place in the median on the north end of the project. Trimming of the base will continue on project on the collector distributor road, northbound ramps to Oneida and WIS 172. The placement of the asphalt base, asphalt shoulder and concrete pavement at a number of locations will continue this week.
Traffic impacts: The east-to-north ramp in the WIS 172 interchange and the outside lane of the south-to-east ramp is closed to traffic until November 2014.

  • Northbound and southbound US 41 will be reduced to one lane at night within project limits from August 11 through August 15 and August 18 through August 22.
  • Eastbound WIS 172 will be reduced to one lane at night in the vicinity of US 41 on August 11 and 12.
  • US 41 northbound will be completely closed from the Ashland Avenue ramp to Lombardi Avenue the night of August 15.
  • US 41 southbound will be completely closed from Lombardi Avenue to WIS 172 the night of August 14.
  • The southbound US 41 ramp to eastbound WIS 172 will be closed at night on August 11 and 12.
  • Ramada Way will be closed to through traffic just north of Parkview until September 7.
  • The Oneida on-ramp to southbound US 41 will be closed the nights of August 18 and 19.
  • Eastbound and eastbound Oneida Street and eastbound and westbound Lombardi Avenue will be open to one lane in each direction the nights of August 18 and 19.
  • Cormier Road will be closed to through traffic the night of August 20.
  • Morris Avenue will be closed to through traffic the night of August 21.

US 41/ WIS 29 Interchange Core Project – US 41 major
Schedule: August 2012 to October 2014
Length: 1.6 miles along US 41, 0.8 miles along WIS 29
Cost: $97 million
Location: US 41 (Mason Street to Memorial Drive)/WIS 29 (County J to Taylor Street)
Description: This project will complete the reconstruction of the US 41 and WIS 29 interchange, converting the interchange by building high speed, free flow flyover ramps, along with adding capacity to US 41. Included in this project is the construction of 12 bridges, 15 retaining walls, 30 sign bridges, concrete pavement, asphalt pavement, storm sewer, stormwater detention ponds and landscaping, while incorporating many community sensitive design features.
August 11 to August 15: Concrete staining continued this week, including completing the staining on the flyover bridges. Grading and pouring of the approaches at all US 41 bridges continued, and crews continued paving concrete mainline lanes of US 41, south of the CN railroad. At the US 41 / Shawano Avenue interchange, grading, pond construction, electrical conduit installation and light bases for the new roundabouts at the US 41 and Shawano Avenue interchange continued, while plantings and landscaping began this week. All concrete pavement in the roundabout areas was completed this week, and crews began installing pavement markings. Overhead sign structure installation began this week on the Shawano roundabouts as well.
August 18 to August 22: Grading and pouring of the approaches at all US 41 bridges will continue, and crews will continue paving concrete mainline lanes of US 41, north of the CN railroad. At the US 41 / Shawano Avenue interchange, grading, pond construction, sidewalk, plantings, landscaping, fencing, pavement markings, electrical conduit installation and light bases for the new roundabouts at the US 41 and Shawano Avenue interchange will continue. Overhead sign structure installation will continue on the Shawano roundabouts as well.
Traffic impacts: The US 41 / Shawano Avenue Interchange and Shawano Avenue from Taylor Street to Packerland will be closed until early September. The northbound US 41 off-ramp to eastbound Shawano Avenue is closed and planned to be open by August 18.

US 41 Duck Creek – Lineville Road, Lineville Road (County M) Interchange
Schedule: July 2013 through April 2015.
Length: US 41 mainline 2 miles (Duck Creek – Lineville Road); Lineville Road (County M) - 0.8 miles
Cost: $29.4 million
Location: US 41 from Duck Creek to Lineville Road including the Lineville Road (County M) Interchange.
Description of project: This project will reconstruct US 41 mainline between Duck Creek and Lineville Road and includes the reconstruction of the Lineville Road (County M) interchange.
August 4 to August 8: Wire wall construction continued. Abutment construction was to be completed. Pavement removal and grading of existing northbound lanes continued. Overhead sign construction continued. 
August 11 to August 15: Wire wall construction will continue. Girders will be erected over US 41. Pavement removal and grading of existing northbound lanes will continue. Overhead sign construction will continue. 
Traffic impacts: Southbound and northbound traffic is on the newly constructed southbound pavement. Northbound traffic is restricted to 11 foot lanes. Work zone speed limit is 55 mph. Lineville Interchange will have a full closure the night of August 12 for the erection of the concrete girders over US 41. The Lineville interchange will enter the full 60 day closure starting August 18.

I-43 Early Structures/Early Fill
Schedule: September 2013 through May 2015.
Length: 0
Cost: $61.5 million
Location: US 41/I-43 Interchange
Description of project: This project will begin construction of the flyover bridges and retaining walls for the new US 41/I-43 Interchange.
August 11 to August 15: Contractor continued decking in various locations. Staining of concrete structures continued in various locations. Embankment fills continued. Deck pour was tentatively scheduled for Friday this week. Construction of retaining walls continued. Electrical work continued in the structure parapets.
August 18 to August 22: Contractor will continue decking in various locations. Staining of concrete structures will continue in various locations. Embankment fills will continue. Deck pour is tentatively scheduled for this week. Construction of retaining walls will continue. Electrical work will continue in the structure parapets. The remainder of the steel plate girders will be set.
Traffic impacts: Traffic may be flagged daily on Weitor Drive for temporary construction access and crossings. Note: All closures are subject to change due to weather.

WIS 29 Relocation (Elmhurst Avenue Extension) – US 41 major
Schedule: July to December 2014
Length: 0.17 miles
Cost: $1.7 million
Location: Intersection of County EB and Dousman Street. Including the extension of Elmhurst Avenue
Description: This project will complete the reconstruction of the current County EB and Duck Creek Parkway intersection, converting the intersection from a three-leg, signalized to a four-leg roundabout. Included in this project is the construction of three sign structures, one retaining wall, concrete pavement, asphalt pavement, storm sewer, and landscaping, while incorporating community sensitive design features.
August 11 to August 15: The contractor prepped for concrete handwork to tie westbound Duck Creek Parkway to northbound Cardinal Lane. Concrete was scheduled to be poured in the tie-in area. Fine grading continued along Duck Creek Parkway.
August 18 to August 22: Asphalt multiuse path and temporary pavement is scheduled to be paved. Concrete base for sign structure and topsoil / fine grading are scheduled to take place.
Traffic impacts: Duck Creek Parkway will be down to one lane in the eastbound and westbound directions from Memorial Drive to County EB.

Calumet County

US 10
Schedule: July to September
Length: 0.6 miles
Cost: $2 million
Location: US 10 and WIS 32/57 Intersection, Forest Junction
Description: The project involves the construction of a single lane roundabout at the intersection of US 10 and WIS 32/57. The project will include earthwork excavation, base aggregate, asphalt pavement, curb and gutter, storm sewer, pavement marking, permanent signing, and landscaping.
August 11 to August 15: Contractors will continue working on the box culvert adjacent to WIS 32/57. Excavation and grading for the roadway will continue. Contractor will continue placing breaker run and base aggregate. Concrete splitter islands and truck apron will be installed.
August 18 to August 22: Contractors will continue working on the box culvert adjacent to WIS 32/57. Contractor plans on razing the building southwest of the intersection. Base aggregate will continue to be placed and finish graded. Some of the ditches will be top soiled and landscaped.
Traffic impacts: The project will be closed to through traffic. Detour routes will be in place for US 10 and WIS 32/57. The US 10 detour route follows US 10 to WIS 55 to WIS 114 to WIS 32/57 to County HR to US 10. The WIS 32/57 detour route follows WIS 32/57 to County HR to US 10 to County PP to County K to WIS 32/57. Local businesses and property owners will still have access.

Door County

WIS 42/57 (Green Bay Road, city of Sturgeon Bay)
Schedule: August 2014 to October 2014
Length: 7.4 miles
Cost: $1.3 million
Location: From the WIS 42/57 intersection to the Bayview Bridge (where WIS 42/57 crosses Surgeon Bay Ship Canal).
Description: This project includes concrete pavement joint repairs; concrete pavement replacement; asphaltic milling and overlay; culvert pipe rehabilitation and spot drainage improvements; traffic signal upgrades at Ashland Avenue and South Neenah Avenue; pavement  markings; and signage replacement. Project also includes reconstructing the WIS 42/57 intersection with storm sewer upgrades; concrete curb and gutter; concrete pavement; asphaltic and base aggregate shoulders; landscaping; and pavement markings.
August 11 to August 15: The contractor finished the concrete joint repair and concrete replacement work along the inside lane of WIS 42/57 northbound and southbound; they completed traffic signal work at the intersections of Ashland Avenue and South Neenah Avenue; and they began installing new signs.
August 18 to August 22: The contractor will continue to install new signs; and they will begin work on the WIS 42 northbound turn lane onto WIS 57 northbound.
Traffic impacts: WIS 42/57 northbound and southbound will be reduced to one lane in each direction. These lane closures will be limited to a maximum of three miles in length and will occur between the WIS 42/57 intersection and the Bayview Bridge. Starting mid-August, traffic along WIS 57 northbound is expected to be reduced to one lane from approximately one half mile south of WIS 42 and through the WIS 42/57 intersection. Also starting mid-August, WIS 42 northbound will be reduced to a 10-foot wide lane from approximately one-quarter mile east of WIS 57 to the WIS 42/57 intersection. These restrictions are expected to remain in effect until late September.

Fond du Lac County

WIS 49
Location: Waupun to Brandon (County MMM to Clark Street)
Schedule: June to September 2014
Cost: $2.5 million
Length: 7.4 miles
Description of work: This project will resurface approximately 7.4 miles of WIS 49 from County MMM to just north of Clark Street. This project includes new asphalt pavement, retaining wall, culvert replacement, guardrail replacement, slope flattening, pavement marking and signing. During construction, the railroad crossing near Brandon will also be replaced and updated. 
August 11 to August 15: The rolling lane closures are still in effect. The contractor continued asphalt paving. The contractor continued installing new permanent signs.
August 18 to August 22: The rolling lane closures will still be in effect. The contractor will complete asphalt paving and shoulder work. The contractor will begin punch list items and cleaning up the project site.
Traffic impacts: Traffic will still be restricted to one lane along WIS 49 at various locations for asphalt paving and other miscellaneous work.

Kewaunee County

No state construction projects currently in progress.

Manitowoc County

WIS 310
Location: Two Rivers
Schedule: April to September
Length of project: 0.75 miles of WIS 310 from Columbus Street to 14th Street and 0.25 miles from 14th Street and Hawthorne Avenue to 14th Street (WIS 310) and Madison Street.
Description of work: Overlay for 0.75 miles, Columbus Street to 14th Street and urban reconstruct with sanitary sewer, water main, storm sewer replacement for WIS 310 from 14th Street and Hawthorne Avenue to 14th Street (WIS 310) and Madison Street.
August 11 to August 15: Crews finished roadway excavation and base aggregate placement. Preparation for concrete paving began. Mini storm sewer was installed along the project.     
August 18 to August 22: The contractor will fine grade and pave the north half of the roadway between Madison Street and Hawthorne Avenue. Miscellaneous hand pours at intersections will also begin. 
Traffic impacts: Road closed with local access. Detour is WIS 42 to Columbus Avenue in both eastbound and westbound directions.

Marinette County

WIS 64/US 141
Location: Intersection of WIS 64 and US 141 between Coleman and Crivitz
Schedule: June to November
Length of project: 0.5 miles of WIS 64 from Alpine Lane to 0.2 miles east of 13th Road and 0.85 miles of US 141 from 0.42 miles south of WIS 64 to 0.43 miles north of WIS 64
Description of work: Construction of a diamond shaped interchange at the intersection of WIS 64 and US 141.
August 11 to August 15: The contractor continued common excavation and hauled fill material on the east side of the interchange. The contractor finished the pavement repair on US 141. The contractor continued work at the County B ramps and at County CP. The contractor poured the bridge deck.
August 18 to August 22: The contractor will continue common excavation and haul fill material on the east side of the interchange. The contractor will install the culvert pipe at the southeast ramp. The contractor will finish the work at the County B ramps and at County CP.
Traffic impacts: WIS 64 is closed from Alpine Lane to 13th Road. There is a signed detour following County ZZ, County B, and County W. US 141 is reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction. US 141 will have rolling closures in 20 minute intervals from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on July 21, 22, and 23 for setting the bridge girders.

US 141 – Village of Wausaukee
Schedule: June to October 2014
Length: 0.06 miles
Cost: $1.1 million
Location: US 141 over the Wausaukee River
Description: Bridge replacement including grading, base aggregate dense, asphalt surface, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer.
August 11 to August 15: Crews will form and pour the west bridge parapet. Crews will grade Stage 1 north and south bridge approaches.
August 18 to August 22: Stage 2 will commence. Crews will switch northbound traffic onto the new bridge, and start demolition of the east half of the existing US 141 bridge. 
Traffic impacts: Northbound US 141 will remain open during construction. Southbound US 141 will be detoured on local streets. Detour route will follow Division Street, Tyler Street, and 1st Street.

Oconto County

US 141 and County E intersection improvement
Schedule
: July 2014 through October 2014
Length: 0.9 miles
Cost: $2.2 million
Location: US 141 and County E, Abrams to Stiles to Oconto County
Description: A modified J-turn will be installed at the intersection of US 141 and County E. The curve of US 141 will also be reconstructed to further enhance intersection safety. Work will consist of concrete pavement, asphalt shoulder, and approach slab replacement.
August 11 to August 15: County E and Habeck Lane will be graded.
August 18 to August 22: Asphalt will be placed throughout project. Pavement marking, erosion control, and signing will begin.
Traffic impacts: County E and the ramp from US 41 southbound to US 141 northbound will be closed throughout the duration of the project. US 141 northbound and southbound lane widths will be reduced to 11 feet throughout the project limits. The detour for US 41 south to US 141 north will be US 41 south to County D to US 141 north.

WIS 32
Schedule: July to October 2014
Length: 0.2 miles
Cost: $1.4 million
Location: WIS 32 where it crossed Oconto River
Description: Work includes bridge replacement, common excavation, new pavement, signing, and pavement marking.
August 11 to August 15: Contractor will be driving piling and setting forms for the pier.
August 18 to August  22: Contractor will finish pile driving for the pier, set forms and pour the pier.
Traffic impacts: WIS 32 will be closed in both directions. There will be a post detour. The detour route for WIS 32 will be WIS 32, County CC, County K, WIS 22, WIS 32.

Outagamie County

US 41/WIS 47 interchange – Grand Chute
Schedule: February to October
Length: 0.5 miles
Cost: $4.2 million
Location: US 41/WIS 47 interchange – Grand Chute
Description: Bridge raising including removals, earthwork, storm sewer, concrete pavement, asphalt pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalk, signing, traffic control, erosion control, and landscaping. The clearance under the bridge will be raised from 15 feet 0 inches to 16 feet 9 inches minimum. This is the last bridge along US 41 in Outagamie County to be raised. Widening bridge decks from 39 feet 0 inches to 39 feet 11 inches and reconfiguring lanes to get a separated bike/pedestrian lane. Lengthening turn lanes but no additional turn lanes are being added.
August 11 to August 15: Crews continue to work on the west bridge structure. Crews continue stage 3 pavement removals and grading on southbound WIS 47 and ramps.
August 18 to August 22: Crews will pour the west bridge. Crews will work on storm sewer, pavement removals, and grading.
Traffic impacts: WIS 47 will remain open to one lane each way, except during bridge demolition or girder installation. Ramps will be closed during the entire project. Detour for access to and from US 41 and when the bridges are being removed is northbound is WIS 47, County OO, County E to County JJ. Please note: Full closure of WIS 47 northbound and southbound from W. Seneca Drive to Evergreen Drive on Monday, August 18 from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. for bridge pour (closure is weather-dependent and may change time or date).

WIS 187
Schedule: June 2 to September 2014
Length: 0.8 miles
Cost: $880,000
Location: Deerview Road to Schinke Road
Description: The work will reconstruct WIS 187 from 0.5 miles north of Deerview Road to 0.5 miles south of Schinke Road. The curves will be reconstructed and much of the highway will be on new alignment. Greely Road will require 0.2 miles of reconstruction, from WIS 187 westward.
August 11 to August 15: The contractor is grading final areas of WIS 187 mainline. Other grading in mitigation areas, old road bed obliterations, and driveways is occurring. Topsoil is being placed in completed ditches. Base aggregate continues to be placed on the roadways. Curb and gutter along Greely Road (by cemetery) is being placed.
August 18 to August 22: The contractor will continue grading in mitigation areas, old roadbed obliteration areas, and driveway areas. Topsoil will be placed in completed ditches and other completed grading areas. Landscaping of completed grading areas will occur. Base aggregate will continue to be placed on roadways. 
Traffic impacts: WIS 187 is closed to through traffic for the duration of the project.

Sheboygan County

WIS 23, village of Kohler
Schedule: April 28 to mid-August 2014
Length: 0.23 miles
Cost: $2 million
Location: WIS 23 and County Y Interchange
Description: Work will consist of bridge painting, concrete deck surface repairs, joint repairs and a concrete deck overlay for the County Y bridge over WIS 23, pavement replacement on the on/off-ramps at WIS 23 and County Y interchange, and on County Y between the on/off-ramps.
August 11 to August 15: Pave asphaltic shoulders along northbound County Y and on the east/westbound on-ramps to WIS 23. Place aggregate shoulders along northbound County Y and on the east/westbound on-ramps to WIS 23. Begin final grading of project site along northbound County Y and on the east/westbound on-ramps to WIS 23. Restoration of site and traffic signing will be placed. Guardrail to be installed in median of WIS 23 and on northbound County Y at structure.
August 18 to August 22: Restoration and permanent signing to continue. Pavement markings to be placed on the east/westbound on-ramps and County Y.
Traffic impacts: WIS 23 on-ramps from County Y will be closed from June 23 to mid-August. County Y will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Single-lane closures on WIS 23 in the westbound and eastbound directions.

Winnebago County

US 41
Schedule: July 2013 to August 2014
Length: 1.15 miles
Cost : $10.6 million
Location: County G, County GG, and County Y overpasses at US 41
Description: The work includes the replacement of bridges at County GG, and County Y. This includes the widening of bridges to each accommodate a multi-use trail. The profile of these roadways will also be raised to improve the sight distances at Green Valley Road and County Y and also the intersections at County GG. Also painting of County G overpass will be completed as part of this work.
August 11 to August 15: At County GG, the contractor painted the bridge and MSE walls, placed the separation barrier and completed paving County GG, Green Valley Road and Dixie Road. At County Y, the contractor placed the separation barrier and beam guard on the bridge. Crews also continued placing right of way fencing around the entire project and shouldered the roadways.
August 18 to August 22: At County GG, the contractor will finish the roadway, place pavement markings and place guard rail and signs. At County Y, the contractor will finish the roadway, place pavement markings and place guard rail and signs.
Traffic impacts: County GG and County Y bridges will be closed until August 22. No posted detours. Both roads will only be closed over US 41, and frontage roads will be closed to through traffic at County Y and at County GG until August 22. US 41 northbound and southbound may be reduced from 3 lanes to 2 lanes between Snell Road and County G until mid-August. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction during all peak travel periods.

US 41 and US 10/WIS 441 interchange
Schedule: June 2014 to September 2015
Length: 0.35 miles
Cost: $14 million
Location: Town of Menasha
Description: Work on this contract consists of common excavation, embankment placement, concrete pavement, erosion control, wick drains, a storm water detention pond, two culvert extensions, a bridge extension, a bridge over the railroad, retaining walls, sign structures, traffic control, erosion control and all incidentals required to complete this work.
August 11 to August 15: Contractor continued to work in all quadrants of the interchange, grading for wick drains, placing drainage blanket, and placing wick drains. The bridge contractor continued working on the bridge extension over Menasha Creek, and they began work on the piers for structure B-70-403. Landscaping and erosion control continued, as well as traffic control. Culvert and storm sewer pipes were placed at various locations throughout the project. The contractor continued placing wick drains at the southeast quadrant adjacent to Little Lake Butte Des Morts. Instrumentation to monitor the settlement in the fill areas was placed this week. Embankment fill continued to be placed at the southwest quadrant of the interchange.
August 18 to August 22: Contractor will continue to work in all quadrants of the interchange, grading for wick drains, placing drainage blanket, and placing wick drains. The bridge contractor will continue working on the bridge extension over Menasha Creek, and they will continue work on the piers. Landscaping and erosion control will continue, as well as traffic control. Culvert and storm sewer pipes will be placed at various locations throughout the project. The contractor will continue placing wick drains at areas as they become ready. Placement of instrumentation to monitor the settlement in the fill areas will be completed this week. Embankment fill will continue to be placed at the southwest quadrant of the interchange. 
Traffic impacts: Throughout the duration of the project, there will be various shoulder closures along US 41, US 10/WIS 441, and all applicable ramps to allow the contractor to work adjacent to these areas. There may also be outside US 41 lane closures as needed, either at night or during non-peak hours throughout the project.

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Mark Kantola, WisDOT NE Region US 41/WIS 441 Project Communications 
(920) 492-4153, mark.kantola@dot.wi.gov

 

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