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.

Northwest Region Pavement Marking

Highway: Various

Location: Ashland, Buffalo, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau and Washburn counties

Schedule: May 17 to October

Cost: $1.04 million

Description: Completing longline marking of centerlines and edge lines and special marking of words, arrows, stop bars, diagonals, curbs and crosswalks.

Traffic impacts: No work planned for the coming week.

St. Croix County 

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:

  • I-94 shoulder closures during peak traffic.
  • Eastbound I-94 lane closures:
    • 6 p.m. Sunday to 10 a.m. Monday.
    • 5 p.m. Monday to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
    • 5 p.m. Tuesday to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
    • 5 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday.
    • 5 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday.
    • 8 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday.
  • Westbound I-94 lane closures: 
    • 8 p.m. Sunday to noon Monday.
    • 6 p.m. Monday to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
    • 6 p.m. Tuesday to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
    • 6 p.m. Wednesday to 2 p.m. Thursday.
    • 6 p.m. Thursday to 11 a.m. Friday.
    • 7 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday.

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; realigning and reconstructing the eastbound exit ramp and westbound entrance ramp 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 will encounter the following closures for the coming week at:

  • Carr Creek:
    • Eastbound I-94 inside lane closures:
      • 6 p.m. Sunday to 10 a.m. Monday.
      • 5 p.m. Monday to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
      • 5 p.m. Tuesday to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
      • 5 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday.
      • 6 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday.
      • 8 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday.
    • Westbound I-94 inside lane closures:
      • 8 p.m. Sunday to 2 p.m. Monday.
      • 5 p.m. Monday to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
      • 5 p.m. Tuesday to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
      • 5 p.m. Wednesday to 2 p.m. Thursday.
      • 6 p.m. Thursday to 11 a.m. Friday.
      • 7 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday.
  • County NN:
    • Westbound I-94 inside lane closures:
      • 8 p.m. Sunday to 2 p.m. Monday.
      • 5 p.m. Monday to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
      • 5 p.m. Tuesday to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
      • 5 p.m. Wednesday to 2 p.m. Thursday.
      • 6 p.m. Thursday to 11 a.m. Friday.
      • 7 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Highway: US 12

Location: County U east of Hudson to the west leg of WIS 65 near Roberts

Schedule: July 6 to October

Cost: $4.19 million

Description: Milling and replacing asphalt pavement, reconstructing the concrete pavement west of Clints Trail, repairing or replacing culvert pipes, widening asphalt shoulders and repairing aggregate shoulders and upgrading curb and gutter, guardrail, signage, pavement marking and rumble strips.

Traffic impacts: Motorists will encounter daytime lane closures controlled by flagging.

Highway: US 12

Location: WIS 65 North roundabout north of Roberts to US 63 North in the village of Baldwin and from US 63 North to US 63 South in Baldwin 

Schedule: Aug. 16 to late October

Cost: $5.56 million

Description: Resurfacing the pavement, replacing a bridge over an unnamed waterway north of the village of Hammond with a new concrete box culvert, replacing roadside beam guard, upgrading sidewalk curb ramps in Hammond and Baldwin to meet current Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, replacing or repairing existing culverts, reconstructing the one-block section of US 12 between Wolf Street and County T/County TT in Hammond to create a flatter approach grade to the intersection and converting the US 12 and County T/County TT intersection in Hammond to four-way stop.

Traffic impacts: Motorists will encounter daytime single-lane closures controlled by flagging where crews are paving.

Highway: WIS 35

Location: Between Front Street in Hudson and North End Road in North Hudson

Schedule: April 26 to late November

Cost: $11.17 million

Description: Repairing concrete, resurfacing or reconstructing WIS 35, rehabilitating the Lake Mallalieu Bridge, replacing storm sewer systems, completing sanitary sewer and water main work, making improvements at the WIS 35 intersection at Coulee Road/Buckeye Street and adding a two-way left-turn lane between Sommers Street North and North End Road.

Traffic impacts: This project is using a combination of staging, lane closures controlled by flaggers and a detour - I-94, Minnesota Trunk Highways 95 and 36 and WIS 64 - to move WIS 35 traffic during construction.

  • WIS 35 between Vine and Division streets in Hudson is closed to all traffic.
  • WIS 35 from Division Street in Hudson to South Street in North Hudson is open to a single lane of traffic controlled by temporary signals.
  • WIS 35 between Michaelson Street North and North End Road in North Hudson is closed to through traffic.

Highway: WIS 35

Location: Hanley Road interchange in Hudson

Schedule: Aug. 16 to October

Cost: $567,954

Description: Resurfacing Hanley Road from 235 feet west of western roundabout to Old Highway 35 and upgrading spot locations of curb ramp on the multiuse trail along the length of the project.

Traffic impacts: The southbound WIS 35 bypass ramp lanes are closed. 

 

 

 

 

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