The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) provides weekly updates on road construction projects in the following counties in northwest Wisconsin: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Sawyer, Taylor, Trempealeau and Washburn counties.

St. Croix County

Highway: I-94

Location: Carmichael Road bridge over I-94 in Hudson

Schedule: May 2 to late August, all but the polymer overlay; that must be done by Sept. 16

Cost: $1.25 million

Description: Replacing the bridge's expansion joints and the approach slabs on each side of the structure; patching cracks and spalling in the bridge girders and abutment wings; placing a polymer overlay on the bridge deck; and adjusting and tensioning a tilted sign's anchor nuts.

Traffic impacts:

Two lanes in each direction will remain open on the Carmichael Road Bridge during peak travel times.

The inner left-turn lane from Crest View Drive onto Carmichael Road is closed.

Highway: I-94

Location: Rush River bridges west of Baldwin

Schedule: Sept. 7, 2021, to October 2023

Cost: $6.14 million

Description: Building temporary roadway and bridges to maintain four lanes of traffic on I-94; removing and replacing the existing east- and westbound I-94 bridges over the Rush River with structures wide enough to allow for an additional lane of traffic on I-94 when warranted, along with approach pavement; clearing and grubbing ditches; and installing storm sewer, signage, pavement marking, guardrail and fence.

Traffic impacts: Motorists will encounter the following closures for the coming week:

Westbound I-94 lane closures

9 p.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Monday.

6 p.m. Monday to noon Tuesday.

6 p.m. Tuesday to noon Wednesday.

6 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday.

6 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

Highway: I-94

Location: Carr Creek south of Woodville and County NN between County B and WIS 128

Schedule: July 19, 2021, to November 2023

Cost: $21.6 million

Description: Building temporary roadway and bridges to maintain four lanes of traffic on I-94; removing and replacing the existing east- and westbound I-94 bridges over Carr Creek and County NN with structures wide enough to allow for an additional lane of traffic on I-94 when warranted; constructing eastbound exit ramp and westbound entrance ramp bridges and realigning the ramps at the I-94-County B interchange; extending the north end of the existing box culvert at County NN; and completing grading operations, approach work, sign installation and pavement marking.

Traffic impacts: Motorists can expect to encounter the following closures on I-94 for the coming week at:

Carr Creek:

Westbound I-94 left shoulder closure.

Westbound I-94 lane closures:

9 p.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Monday.

6 p.m. Monday to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

6 p.m. Tuesday to noon Wednesday.

6 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday.

6 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

8 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Eastbound I-94 lane closures:

6 p.m. Sunday to 9 a.m. Monday.

6 p.m. Monday to 9 a.m. Tuesday.

6 p.m. Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday.

6 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday.

7 p.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Friday.

8 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday.

County NN:

Westbound I-94 lane closures:

9 p.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Monday.

6 p.m. Monday to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

6 p.m. Tuesday to noon Wednesday.

6 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday.

6 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

8 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Highway: WIS 64

Location: WIS 65 intersection, New Richmond

Schedule: June 1 to late August

Cost: $702,419

Description: Realigning left-turn lanes on east- and westbound WIS 64, pouring new concrete medians and installing new traffic signal poles.

Traffic impacts: The inner left-turn lanes on WIS 65 are closed.

Highway: Wisconsin Street North

Location: 6th Street North to 3rd Street North, village of North Hudson

Schedule: April 21 to July

Cost: $641,142

Description: Reconstructing the street and replacing sanitary and storm sewer and water main.

Traffic impacts: Wisconsin Street North is closed, and traffic is being detoured via WIS 35, Sommers Street North and Galahad Street North.

Regionwide Pavement Marking Project

Highway: Various

Location: Various

Schedule: May 31 to October

Cost: $1.13 million

Description: Replacing paving marking.

Traffic impacts: Motorists will encounter moving lane closures in work areas. For the upcoming week, no work is planned.

For more information regarding traffic impacts and transportation news in Wisconsin’s Northwest Region:

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Visit the NW region's 511 website: projects.511wi.gov/region/northwest/

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