Sept. 8, 2019 – Fond du Lac Co., WI – Motorists who travel in neighboring Dodge and Fond du Lac counties may want to prepare for the start of two projects on Monday, Sept. 9.
In Fond du Lac County resurfacing of nearly two miles of WIS 23 from Town Line Road to County VVV. A detour will be posted. More details below.
A nearly 6-mile stretch of WIS 67 will be resurfaced from the Dodge/Fond du Lac County line in Fond du Lac County to Baumann Street in the Village of Campbellsport.
FOND DU LAC COUNTY
WIS 23 Resurfacing
Location/Limits: WIS 23 from Town line Road to County VVV Fond du Lac County
Length of Project: 1.9 miles
Schedule: September 9, 2019 to late November 2019
Cost: $3.4 million
Description of work: This project will resurface WIS 23 in the project limits and add a left-turn and right-turn lane at the intersection of WIS 23 and Esterbrook Drive. Slotted left-turn lanes will be added at the WIS 23/County VVV intersection along with new signal upgrades. Concrete base patching and culvert pipe replacement will be conducted throughout the project limits.
September 9 to September 13: Crews will mobilize to the site. Sawing of pavement will occur, traffic control will be placed, staking and erosion control items will be placed, and work will begin on placing culvert pipes. Asphalt pavement will be removed, and base patching concrete will begin, as well as common excavation and placement of select crushed material and base aggregate dense. Temporary signals will be placed as well.
September 16 to September 20: Contractor will continue placing culvert pipes, and will begin placing concrete masonry end walls at those new cross culverts. Base patching concrete, common excavation and placement of select crushed material and base aggregate dense will continue.
Traffic impacts: WIS 23 will be closed to through traffic from Townline Road to County VVV beginning Monday, Sept. 9 for a maximum of 35 working days.
- Local and emergency vehicle access to homes and businesses will be maintained throughout the project during the closure.
- Work will be conducted under flagging operations when the detour is not in place.
Detour: A signed detour will direct westbound WIS 23 traffic north on I-41 to southbound WIS 26 back to westbound WIS 23. The detour will direct eastbound WIS 23 traffic north on WIS 26 to southbound I-41 back to eastbound WIS 23.
WIS 67 Resurfacing
Location/Limits: WIS 67 from the Dodge/Fond du Lac County line in Fond du Lac County to Baumann Street in the Village of Campbellsport.
Length of Project: 5.6 miles
Schedule: September 9, 2019 to November 2019
Cost: $2.4 million
Description of work: This project will resurface WIS 67 between Baumann Street and Golden Corners Road in Fond du Lac County. Some minor changes to cross drains, such as extensions and culvert relining, will take place. Culvert will be cleaned, and minor ditch grading near some culverts will occur. Work also includes guardrail, pavement marking and permanent signing.
September 9 to September 13: Crews will be saw cutting pavement, clearing and grubbing, and installing temporary erosion control items. They will also start miscellaneous removals, removing and backfilling retaining walls, and removing guardrail.
September 16 to September 20: Crews will continue miscellaneous removals, removing and backfilling retaining walls, and removing guardrail. They will also start working on box culvert extensions, extending culvert pipes, and earthwork.
Traffic impacts: WIS 67 will remain open to traffic with flagging operations.