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US 51/County U/County K/Business 51 Interchange - Traffic impacts

Rd. construction.

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Alternative routes and construction staging

Traffic impacts

View US 51/County U/County K/Business 51 Interchange weekly construction update

  • Northbound US 51 traffic exiting to County K/Business 51 is detoured via the northbound US 51 off-ramp to County U, and Merrill Avenue/County U.
  • The eastbound and westbound lanes of County K (Business 51) under the US 51 bridges are closed and will remain closed until early October 2014. During the closure, traffic is detoured via County U and Overlook Drive.
  • The on-ramp to southbound US 51 from County K is closed and will remain closed until early October 2014.
  • The on-ramp to northbound US 51 from County K (Business 51) and the southbound US 51 off-ramp to County K (Business 51) will remain open to traffic.
  • The speed limit on US 51 is reduced to 55 MPH between Bridge Street and Decator Drive.
  • Motorists on northbound and southbound US 51 can expect to encounter single lane closures

All closures are dependent on favorable weather conditions. Please drive with caution through work zones.

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

Questions about the content of this page, contact:
WisDOT North Central Region Office, ncr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: August 6, 2014

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