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WIS 33 (Maple Ave.-Spring St.) - Fast facts
Beaver Dam, Dodge County

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Map key - Thick orange line is the project overview/location. Blue tear drop with dot in center is the project limit.
Purple line - City of Beaver Dam Spring St. Project

Location

WIS 33 (Center and Front streets), Maple Ave. to Spring St., in Beaver Dam, Dodge County.

This construction project will include:

  • One block of Center St., from just north of Maple Ave. to the Center Street Bridge, just south of Front St.
  • And one block of Front St., from just west of Center St. to just east of Spring St.

Note - The city of Beaver Dam has a project along Spring St. (purple line on map), Park Ave. to Maple Ave. This is NOT a WisDOT project. For more info. on this project, contact: Ritchie Piltz, City of Beaver Dam Engineering Coordinator, rpiltz@cityofbeaverdam.com, (920) 887-4600 ext. 326.

Overview

This project will:

  • Completely reconstruct the roadway including: replacing the concrete pavement, curb and gutters, sidewalks, storm sewer, water and sanitary sewer mains and service lines, street lights, traffic signals, signs and pavement markings.
  • The current four traffic lanes on Front St. will be replaced with three lanes, one in each direction, and exclusive left turn lanes at the intersections.
  • A raised island will provide a safer mid-block pedestrian crosswalk on Front St.
  • The curbs on both sides of Front St., east of Center St., will be relocated (pulled back) to allow semi-trucks to turn the corner without running up onto the sidewalks or into opposing traffic lanes.

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Schedule

  • Construction currently scheduled for 2015
    • May-July - Center St. (Maple Ave.–Front St.) construction
    • May–Sept. - Front St. (Center St.–Spring St.) construction
    • July–Sept. - Spring St./Front St. intersection construction
    • Aug.–Oct. - City of Beaver Dam Spring St. (Maple Ave.-Front St.) construction

Traffic impacts/Detours

  • WIS 33 will be closed to through traffic.
    • The highway will be closed to through traffic, but access will be maintained for those needing to get to a residence or business within the construction area. Access for Emergency Vehicles will be maintained throughout the project.
    • When you see 'Road Closed to Thru Traffic' signs, that means you are allowed to drive only to a destination within the work area AND NOT allowed to drive through the project. For those needing to get to a residence or business within the construction project, the best way to get there is normally from the nearest open side street.
    • If the place you are coming from AND the place you are going to are NOT within the project limits, please drive around the work area using the open streets in the area surrounding the highway project.
    • Detour - Through traffic will be detoured using US 151, Industrial Dr., and DeClark St.
  • Access to businesses and residents will be maintained.
  • Traffic signals at the intersections of Maple and Center, Center and Front, Front and Spring streets will be deactivated and replaced with all-way stops during the construction project.
  • Please avoid driving within the construction area as much as possible, for your safety and that of the people working on the project. If you do need to drive within the work area for any reason, please drive slowly, pay attention to what is going on around you, and follow the directions of the workers in the area.

Status/phase

Final design and coordination work is being completed in 2014, with construction currently scheduled for 2015.

Contact information

Jim Oettinger, WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 246-3879
james.oettinger@dot.wi.gov

Michael Bie, WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7928
michael.bie@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Southwest Region, Madison Office
2101 Wright St.
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: (608) 246-3800
Fax: (608) 246-3843
TTY: 711
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov 

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Last modified: July 31, 2014

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