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WIS 23 (County A to Arcade Glen Rd.) Reconstruction - Traffic impacts

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Proposed Traffic impacts:

  • Construction on WIS 23 is currently scheduled to begin in April 2014 and will be completed in late November 2014. To minimize impacts to the public and businesses along the project, WisDOT is planning to construct the project in two stages. The highway will be closed and detoured during each stage.
  • Stage one: WIS 23 - from the WIS 49/Green Lake County A intersection east to Arcade Glen Road including, the east side of the WIS 49/Green Lake County A intersection - will be closed to traffic beginning in April 2014 through August 2014. The intersection of North Lawson Drive and North Street in Green Lake is also scheduled to be closed for approximately two weeks.
    • During stage one  traffic will be detoured via Green Lake County A, Green Lake County K, Fond du Lac County KK, WIS 44/49, to the intersection of WIS 23 and WIS 44/49 in Ripon.
  • Stage two: WIS 23 - from the WIS 49/Green Lake County A intersection west to the Green Lake County A (North Street) intersection, including the west side of the WIS 49/Green Lake County A intersection to Green Lake County A (North Street) intersection - will be closed to traffic beginning in August 2014 through November 2014.
    • During stage two traffic will be detoured via WIS 73 (east of Princeton), Green Lake County K, Green Lake County K, Green Lake County A, to the intersection of WIS 23 and WIS 49/Green Lake County A.
  • The WIS 49/Green Lake County A intersection will remain open to traffic with a four-way stop during all stages of construction.
  • Access to downtown Ripon will be maintained during the project.
  • A 12 foot minimum lane width will be maintained at all times through the construction zone for local access and emergency services.

Real estate impacts:

  • Real estate acquisition was completed in 2013.

Work zone safety tips

  • Buckle up for safety
  • Expect the unexpected
  • Stay alert
  • Watch for flagging operations
  • Merge as soon as possible
  • Don't speed. Remember, fines double in work zones
  • Don't tailgate
  • Keep a safe distance
  • Observe posted signs
  • Be patient

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WisDOT North Central Region Office, ncr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: January 28, 2014

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