Reminder: US 41/WIS 21 interchange celebration scheduled
November 2, 2012
WisDOT secretary Mark Gottlieb and U.S. Congressman Petri will be attending
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), along with the West Side Association and the city of Oshkosh, is announcing a celebration event including a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the new US 41/WIS 21 interchange. The event is scheduled for Monday, November 5 at 10 a.m. outside of Robbins Restaurant, 1800 Omro Road. The public is invited and parking is available in the restaurant’s parking lot.
The celebration will include remarks by U.S. Congressman Tom Petri, Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb, P.E., Oshkosh Mayor Burk Tower, and Oshkosh Chamber President John Casper. Following the brief ceremony and ribbon cutting, light refreshments will be available.
The interchange opened Monday, October 29, three weeks ahead of schedule.
The $54 million project included rebuilding the WIS 21 interchange so that WIS 21 passes over US 41; construction of four roundabouts on WIS 21, at the US 41 ramp terminals and Washburn and Koeller streets intersections; and the reconstruction and expansion of US 41 between Witzel Avenue and US 45.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside of Robbins Restaurant.
For more information, contact:
Communications Manager Kim Rudat, WisDOT NE Region
(920) 492-5743, email@example.com