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WIS 23 (County A to Arcade Glen Rd.) Reconstruction
Ripon, Green Lake and Fond du Lac counties

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View NC, WIS 23 (County A to Arcade Glen Rd.) Reconstruction project location.
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Project location

WIS 23, Green Lake County A to Arcade Glen Rd., in city of Ripon, in Green Lake and Fond du Lac counties.

Project overview

The planned WIS 23 project will reconstruct a 5.4 mile section of the roadway from the west intersection of Green Lake County A to Arcade Glen Road (Fond du Lac County) with new pavement. Additional improvements include:

  • Extending the bypass lane (west of the Puchyan Bridge) to improve traffic operations. The bridge over the Puchyan River will be widened to accommodate the bypass lane. Other improvements to the bridge include pier modifications and a new deck.
  • Expanding the box culvert over Silver Creek to accommodate a wider roadway.
  • Closing and relocating North Lawson Drive, south of WIS 23, west of its current location in the city of Green Lake, to intersect with WIS 23 at a safer angle.
  • Construction of a portion of the city of Green Lake’s shared-use path near North Street.
  • Consolidating or modifying some public access points to improve safety for the growing traffic need. Access points include residential and commercial driveways, town and city roads and private roads.
  • Additions and upgrades of left turn lanes, auxiliary lanes and passing lanes.
  • Installing center line and shoulder rumble strips.

Project cost is estimated at $13 million.

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Status/phase

Construction is currently scheduled to begin April 2014 and should be completed by late November 2014.

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WisDOT North Central Region Office, ncr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: April 7, 2014

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