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County paving project in Twin Lakes to begin soon

A county paving project is set to start soon on some well-traveled roads in Twin Lakes. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick shared the following info from Gary Sipsma, county director of Division of Highways and Highway Commissioner: Kenosha County has an asphalt paving project scheduled on S. Lake Avenue from Main Street to Wilmot Avenue and on Wilmot Avenue from […]

Salem Town Board upholds roundabout opposition

The Salem Town Board has  upheld its opposition to a roundabout at the Highway C and Highway 83 intersection. A motion to rescind a resolution passed by the board in November 2015 opposing the roundabout failed Monday by a 2-3 vote. Chairman Diann Tesar and Supervisor Dennis Faber voted in favor of rescinding and Supervisors […]

WisDOT and Salem discuss Highways 83 and C roundabout again

Salem Town Board members at a special meeting Tuesday again listened to Wisconsin Department of Transportation representatives talk about why the state wants to rebuild the Highway 83 and Highway C intersection as a roundabout. There wasn’t a lot of new information shared, but state officials again made their case that the intersection has a safety problem […]

Work to start again on Highway 50 crossing in Kenosha

It was supposed to start last month, but it didn’t, and now it is supposed to again. I’m talking about railroad crossing work on Highway 50 (75th Street) near 51st Avenue in Kenosha. Here’s the latest from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation about what looks to be somewhat of a traffic headache if you head in […]

Salem Town Baord to hold special meeting Tuesday; roundabout meeting to follow

The Salem Town Board will hold a special meeting Tuesday, starting at 5 p.m. According to the agenda distributed by the town clerk Monday, the meeting will start at 5 p.m. with a closed session relative to joint and/or consolidated services agreements. The meeting will eventually move out of closed session for possible discussion, action or an announcement regarding […]

Rock Lake Road closure

A Trevor resident and westofthei.com reader reports that Rock Lake Road is closed between Highway C and JF. This is for work being done by county highway department crews, she was informed by the county. There is a marked detour, she said.

State to meet again with Salem about Highway 83/C intersection reconstruction

Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials will meet again with Salem officials about improvements at the Highway 83 and Highway C intersection. The meeting was announced by town Supervisor Dan Campion at Monday’s regular Town Board meeting. The state has proposed the reconstruction of the Highways 83/C intersection as a single lane roundabout, which they say […]

Work to close Highway 50 at rail crossing in Kenosha

If you head deep into Kenosha on Highway 50 regularly, you might be interested in this notice of closure issued by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Friday: Union Pacific Railroad Company is planning on reconstructing an at-grade railroad crossing on WIS 50 (75th Street), near 51st Avenue, approximately one mile east of WIS 31 (Green […]

Salem asks state for another Highways 83/C roundabout meeting

The Salem Town Board on Monday asked the state Department of Transportation to hold another public informational meeting about a proposed roundabout at Highway 83 and Highway C in Salem. But it’s not clear that the meeting will happen. A WisDOT representative at Monday’s Town Board meeting said typically the state would not host such a […]

WisDOT public involvement meeting on Highway 12/Highway NN project is Jan. 27

If you travel Highway 12 in Walworth County in the Elkhorn area often, you might be interested in the following announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation about the Highway 12-County NN interchange. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is announcing a public involvement meeting to discuss the upcoming reconstruction of the US 12/County NN interchange, in […]

Construction to start Oct. 5 on Wilmot Road in Illinois

If you cross the stateline on Fox River Road regularly, you might want to know there will be construction in Illinois starting soon. Here’s an announcement from Lake County Grading Co. LLC shared by David Shortess, Salem Public Safety: In conjunction with McHenry County Department of Transportation, Lake County Grading Company, LLC announced that Wilmot Road, […]

Completion of Highways 50/O extended

Completion of construction and addition of traffic signals to the Highway 50 and Highway O intersection in Wheatland has been extended, a Wisconsin Department of Transportation spokesman said. The project was originally to be completed in mid August. But more work was added to the project and it may not be finished now until the end of […]

Reconstruction of Highway 12/NN interchange in Walworth County to begin Monday, end fall 2016

If you are a frequent user of the Highway NN/Highway 12 interchange in Walworth County, then you may be interested in this announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Transporation: On Monday, September 14, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to start a reconstruction project on the US 12/County NN Interchange in Walworth County. […]

Lane closures for Highway 50 construction in Paddock Lake

Road work being done on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake is leading to lane closures and some more congested than usual traffic this week. Kenosha County crews are doing asphalt pavement repairs on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake on behalf of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The work has been being done periodically through the summer, Gary Sipsma, director […]

Date for entrance ramp to Highway 12 from Highway 50 closure changed

The date on which the entrance ramp to Highway 12 from Highway 50 will be closed for construction has been changed by the Wisconsin Department of Transpostation. From a WisDOT announcement: Beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, August 11, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to close the entrance ramp from WIS 50 to US […]

Entrance ramp to Highway12 from Highway 50 to close Aug. 10

If you catch Highway 12 from Highway 50 at Lake Geneva you will want to take note of this announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation: Beginning 7 a.m., Monday, August 10, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to close the entrance ramp from WIS 50 to US 12 westbound, in Walworth County. […]

Twin Lakes tables resolution opposing Highway F project

A draft resolution opposing the relocation of county Highway F in Randall just north of the village border was tabled at Monday’s regular Twin Lakes Village Board meeting. Trustee Barbara Andres raised the issue of the village opposing the road project at the committee of the whole meeting July 6. She called the project a waste […]

Randall to oppose realignment of Highway F

The Randall Town Board will be sending a resolution to Kenosha County opposing a proposed realignment of Highway F through the town. The Town Board unanimously approved (with Supervisor Lauren Fox absent) that action at its regular meeting Thursday night. The county is proposing reconstruction and relocation of Highway F from Highway O to Highway EM. Information provided […]

Highway S to close in Somers for railroad crossing work

If you are planning to go to Somers via Highway S in the the next few days you should know the highway may be closed for some railroad crossing work, starting Tuesday: The Kenosha County Department of Public Works announces scheduled work to improve the Union Pacific Railroad crossing located on County Trunk Highway “S” […]

Traffic signal work at Highway 50 and Highway O in Wheatland to begin Wednesday

Work that will result in the installation of traffic signals at the Highways 50 and O intersection in Wheatland is set to begin Wednesday. From a Wisconsin Department of Transportation media release: On Wednesday, June 17, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will begin improvement work on the WIS 50/County O intersection, in Kenosha County. Improvements include adding […]

Highway N closed in Paris for bridge replacement

Highway N at the Des Plaines River is going to be closed through early August for a bridge replacement. From the county Department of Public Works & Development Services: The Kenosha County Department of Public Works announces scheduled work on County Trunk Highway “N” (38th Street) in the Town of Paris that will require a road closure. […]

Work on Highway 158 (52nd St.) in Kenosha to begin Monday

It might be a good idea to pick a route into Kenosha other than Highway 158 (52nd) Street for a while. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has issued the following announcement regarding Highway 18 work: On Monday, June 1, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin a three-mile resurfacing project on WIS 158, […]

Highway 45 reconstruction project no longer includes roundabout at Highway 142

A roundabout at Highway 142 and Highway 45 that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation had been saying was its preferred option for when the intersection is reconstructed has been dropped from the state’s plans. However, two businesses on the west end of the intersection are still in the way of improvements and will be removed by WisDOT […]

WisDOT to host informational meeting in Highway 45 project on May 27

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Southeast Region is announcing a public involvement meeting to discuss improvements planned for Highway 45 in Kenosha and Racine counties. The meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 27, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Kenosha County Center (Hearing Room), 19600 75th St. (Highways 50 and 45), […]

Road work this week in Paddock Lake may lead to lane closures on Highway 50

Road work being done on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake may lead to lane closures and some more congested than usual traffic. Kenosha County crews are doing asphalt pavement repairs on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake on behalf of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Gary Sipsma, director of the Kenosha County Division of Highways explained in an email: […]

Entrance ramp from Highway 50 to Highway 12 westbound to close next week

If you’re heading out to Whitewater or Madison or thereabouts next week via Highway 12 you should check out this closure notice announced by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation regarding the Highway 50/Highway 12 interchange: Beginning 6 a.m., Tuesday, May 12, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to close the entrance ramp from […]

WisDOT issues lane closure notices for Highway 50, Highway 20

Here are a couple of notices of nearby road construction from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation: Highway 50 As part of the WIS 50 Local Roads Project in Kenosha County, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin single lane closures on WIS 50 at 9 a.m., Monday, April 13. These single lane closures […]

WisDOT to restart intersection work at Highway 50 and Highway 12

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced the start of road work a little over the county line in Walworth County that you might want to be aware of when you travel west on Highway 50: Beginning Monday April 6, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to recommence work on the US 12/WIS […]

WisDOT announces I-94 ramp closures in Racine County

If you drive north into Racine County regularly in I-94, you might be interested in knowing this info from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation regarding work around the Highway 20 interchange: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is scheduled to conduct a traffic switch and begin short-term and long-term closures as part of the WIS 20 […]

Salem Town Board to seek more info from state on Highways 83 & C roundabout

The Salem Town Board still has questions about the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s plan to construct a roundabout at the Highway 83 and Highway C intersection. Consequently, the Town Board will seek to have another public meeting with WisDOT officials to answer questions about the project. That meeting could come as soon as the next […]

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