Two nighttime US 51 freeway closures scheduled next week in Lincoln County
July 18, 2013
Northbound and southbound lane closures needed for crews to set girders for new Lincoln County C/North Star Road overpass
Crews are planning nighttime closures of the northbound and southbound lanes of US 51 next week. The closures are necessary for crews to set girders for the new Lincoln County C/North Star Road overpass in the town of Merrill. The first closure is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Monday, July 22, and will last until midnight. During the first closure, northbound and southbound US 51 traffic will be detoured via County K.
Crews will close the northbound lanes of US 51 on Tuesday, July 23, from 6 p.m. until midnight. During this closure only the northbound US 51 traffic will be detoured via County K.
Motorists are reminded to drive with caution and allow extra time to avoid any delays.
The schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions. For more information regarding traffic impacts in the North Central Region:
- Follow us on Twitter for regional alerts from the Traffic Incident Alert System and for construction related traffic advisories.
- Call 5-1-1 or visit Wisconsin 511 online.
- Visit the WisDOT web site.
Alerts and updates provided via these sites are not intended for use while driving. When driving, your focus should always be on driving.
For more information, contact:
Communications Manager Kristin McHugh, WisDOT NC Region
(715) 421-8380, firstname.lastname@example.org