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US 51/County U/County K/Business 51 Interchange - Traffic impacts

Rd. construction.

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Alternative routes and construction staging


View US 51/County U/County K/Business 51 Interchange weekly construction update

  • Two lanes of traffic in each direction will be maintained on US 51 during peak travel hours.
    • Northbound US 51 (north of County K) will have a single lane closure for approximately one week in September 2014.
  • Periodic 15 to 20 minute closures of US 51 for blasting operations and beam placement.
    • Blasting operations are tentatively scheduled to start in mid April 2014.
  • Periodic, temporary closures of interchange ramps.
  • County K traffic will be detoured via County U and Overlook Drive for approximately six months.

All closures are dependent on favorable weather conditions. Please drive with caution through work zones.

Work zone safety tips

  • Buckle up for safety
  • Expect the unexpected
  • Stay alert
  • Watch for flagging operations
  • Merge as soon as possible
  • Don't speed. Remember, fines double in work zones
  • Don't tailgate
  • Keep a safe distance
  • Observe posted signs
  • Be patient

Questions about the content of this page, contact:
WisDOT North Central Region Office, ncr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: April 11, 2014

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