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Water St. Bridge - Fast facts
Eau Claire, Eau Claire
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- We are making plans to replace the aging Water Street Bridge in the city of Eau Claire.
- The overall project includes replacing the structure with a new bridge that will be slightly wider to accommodate both bicycles and pedestrians.
- There are also plans for some approach work, modification of traffic signals and new decorative lighting.
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- Winter 2014 - Final design plans anticipated to be completed.
- Fall 2015 - Construction anticipated to begin.
- Fall 2016 - Construction anticipated to be completed.
- The bridge will be closed during construction.
- A detour route using the Lake Street Bridge is anticipated.
- Pedestrians will be required to use the Lake Street Bridge or the UW-Eau Claire pedestrian footbridge
- Bridge design features - March 2014
- Design phase - Alternative A
- Fact Sheet - Fall 2013
- Bridge design features - September 2013
Chris Ouellette, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
Tara Weiss, PE, Project Manager
Tim Mason, PE, Project Supervisor
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
WisDOT Northwest Region Office, firstname.lastname@example.org
Last modified: September 12, 2014
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