US 51/County U/County K/Business 51 Interchange
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Yes. Bicycle and pedestrian accommodations will be included along
the project segments of Marathon County K/Business 51, Marathon County
U, and Overlook Drive.
Project also includes the construction of a
multi use path along the north side of Business 51 from 14th Avenue to
Right-angle crashes (commonly referred to as “T-bones”) are the
predominate type of crash that is occurring at the project
Studies have shown that roundabouts eliminate injury
causing right-angle crashes.
Roundabouts also minimize intersection
traffic delays and backups and are less expensive to maintain than
The use of retaining walls to minimize right of way impacts and the
acquisition of temporary easements will be implemented as much as
However, permanent right of way acquisition is required
throughout the interchange area to blend new roadway side slopes into
the existing terrain.
Construction of US 51 and the interchange is expected to begin in
the spring of 2013 and is expected to be finished late in 2014.
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Last modified: July 23, 2012
programs (carpooling/bike commuting)
Life of a highway
'In This Together' program -
Info. for businesses located in work zones
Travel Easy - Safety
info. for traveling through work zones
Apply for permit to
install temporary business sign(s) in right of way
(Business 51 – Foxglove Rd.) southbound, Rothschild, Marathon County -
Located south of the US 51/County U/County K/Business 51 Interchange project