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US 2 - Fast facts
Ashland, Ashland County

View NW, US 2 in Ashland, Ashland County in a larger map.
Map key - Thick orange line is the project overview/location. Blue tear drop with dot in center is the project limit.


US 2, 29th Ave. east to 36th Ave. east, in Ashland, Ashland County.


  • WisDOT plans to make road improvements on US 2 in Ashland. Our construction project will replace two existing metal culvert pipes with concrete culvert pipes. Also, we plan to repair the existing concrete pavement.
  • View project overview map

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  • Mid-August to end of September
    • Eastbound culvert to be replaced first. Eastbound US 2 traffic will be detoured using Industrial Park Road, Toll Road and Sum Road.
    • Once completed, the westbound culvert will be replaced and westbound traffic will need to use 26th Avenue, Toll Road and Industrial Park Road to get around the work.

Traffic impacts/Detours

  • Detour route - US 2 to 26th Ave. to Toll Rd. to Sum Rd. to US 2
  • Temporary road widening will be done at the intersection of 26th Ave. east/Toll Road and Toll Road/Sum Road


2015 construction

Contact information

Philip Keppers, WisDOT Project Manager
(715) 395-3027

Chris Ouellette, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Northwest Region, Eau Claire Office
718 W. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire WI
Phone (715) 836-2891 or toll-free (800) 991-5285
Fax: (715) 392-7863
WI Telecommunications Relay System (TTY): 711
Email: nwr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov

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WisDOT Northwest Region Office, nwr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: March 31, 2015

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