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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.

Due to higher than anticipated bid amounts, WisDOT has decided to not award this project this year. Construction is tentatively planned for 2015.

Location

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

Overview

  • 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.
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Schedule

  • 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

Status

Possible 2015 construction

Contact information

Philip Keppers, WisDOT Project Manager
(715) 395-3027
philip.keppers@dot.wi.gov

Chris Ouellette, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814
chris.ouellette@dot.wi.gov

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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Last modified: November 13, 2014

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