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WIS 23 construction information meeting scheduled next week

April 4, 2014

Roadway reconstruction, traffic impacts scheduled to begin as early as April 21

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is conducting a construction information meeting to provide information regarding this year’s reconstruction of WIS 23, between the city of Green Lake and the city of Ripon. Topics will include construction staging, access to properties during construction, mail boxes, and others.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 8, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Brooklyn Town Hall, N5988 County Road A, Green Lake.

Crews are currently preparing for construction activities. No traffic impacts are anticipated on WIS 23 until April 21. After construction begins, motorists can expect the following:

  • April 21 through August 2014. WIS 23, from the intersection of WIS 49/County A to Arcade Glen Road (Ripon) will be detoured via County A, County K, County KK, and WIS 44/49.This detour will be in place until July 2014.
    • WIS 23 will be closed within the work zone for construction of the Silver Creek box culvert replacement and the Silver Creek box culvert extension for no more than 21 calendar days. Access will be maintained to South Koro Road.
    • The WIS 49/County A intersection will remain open to traffic with a four-way stop during all stages of construction. Motorists can expect daytime, single lane closures and flagging operations.
  • August through mid-November 2014. WIS 23 (between WIS 49/County A and North Street (Green Lake)) will be detoured via WIS 73, County K and County A.
    • Motorists may encounter daytime single lane closures and flagging operations on WIS 49/County A during intersection improvements.
    • Local access to properties and businesses located on the project will be maintained.
    • The WIS 49/County A intersection will remain open to traffic, but with a four-way stop during all stages of construction. Motorists can expect daytime, single lane closures and flagging operations.
    • WIS 23 will be closed within the work zone for construction of the Silver Creek box culvert replacement and the Silver Creek box culvert extension for no more than 21 calendar days. Access will be maintained to S. Koro Road.
    • The Puchyan River Bridge will be closed within the work zone for approximately two months (September and October 2014) for widening and redecking.

The entire project is scheduled for completion in mid-November 2014. The start date and construction schedule is dependent on favorable weather conditions and construction status.

For more information about this improvement project and to sign up for e-mail updates, please visit the project website.

For more information, contact:
Kristin McHugh, WisDOT NC Region Communications
(715) 421-8380, kristin.mchugh@dot.wi.gov

 

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