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I-39/US 51 (Business 51-Foxglove Rd.)
Rothschild and Rib Mountain, Marathon County

View Southbound I-39/US 51 (Business 51-Foxglove Rd.) project location.
Map key - Thick orange line is the project overview/location. Blue tear drop with dot in center is the project limit.
Wisconsin 511 travel information

Project location

Southbound I-39/US 51, Business 51 to Foxglove Rd., village of Rothschild and town of Rib Mountain, in Marathon County.

Project overview

  • Widen and resurface southbound I-39/US 51 bridge over the Wisconsin River
  • Replace 1.9 miles of pavement along southbound I-39/US 51, Business 51 (Rothschild) to Foxglove Rd.
  • Reconstruct I-39/US 51 bridge over Business 51
    • Allows for future on-street bike accommodation on Business 51
    • Allows for future multi-use path along Business 51

Planning started in 2003 and design work in 2004. Construction began in 2012.

Status/phase

Southbound - Under construction and scheduled to be completed 2013. Some additional bridge work and lane closures will occur in 2014.

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WisDOT North Central Region Office, ncr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: June 27, 2013

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