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WisDOT lays out plans to repave Highway 83 in Wheatland in 2019

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation displayed its plans Tuesday to repave Highway 83 north from Highway 50 to Highway JB in Wheatland. WisDOT officials were also gathering public input on the plans at a meeting held Tuesday at Wheatland Town Hall in New Munster. Plans call for two inches of pavement to be removed and […]

Highway 45 update Nov. 3, 2017: Seeding, sign and fence installation, punchlist work

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. The state is now providing an update every two weeks. — DH If you […]

WisDOT meeting on Highway 83 work set for Nov. 7

Highway 83 in Wheatland is up for some work and WisDOT is holding a meeting next week to tell people about it. From a  news release about the meeting from WisDOT: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a Public Involvement Meeting for the proposed resurfacing of Highway 83 (Pine Street), from Highway 50 to […]

Twin Lakes approves 2018 road project engineering

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved the first step in the  2018 road project: Design, preparation of  bidding documents and bidding. These engineering tasks will be conducted by Town & Country Engineering, the village’s engineering firm. The cost is not to exceed $21,500. The roads set to be included in the 2018 road […]

Highway W expected to reopen this week; Highway AH and SA paving updates; Highway MB work completed

Highway W — with a smoothed out turn that used to be nearly 90 degrees — is expected to reopen later this week, Kenosha County announced Tuesday. The road has been closed since late May to through traffic. The project is now substantially completed, though some “punch list” items remain to be completed by the […]

Work on Highways JF and SA to begin next week and week after

Work on two county Highways in Western Kenosha County is set to begin next week and the week after. From a news release from the county Division of Highways: Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept. 12, on repaving of County Trunk Highway JF (119th Street) from 259th Avenue to Highway 83 (Antioch Road). County Trunk Highway […]

Repaving on Highway MB in Bristol to begin this week

Work on Highway MB in Bristol will begin this week and last through mid-Septmeber. From a news release from the county: A repaving project on Kenosha County Highway MB (160th Avenue) in the Village of Bristol will begin this week. Highway MB will be resurfaced from Highway 50 (75th Street) to just north of the roundabout at Highway […]

Highway 45 update Aug. 25, 2017: Continue with sewer work, final slope grading, final landscape restoration

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. By the way, my apologies for missing last […]

WisDOT to host informational meeting on Highway 45 north of Highway 50 project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a Public Involvement Meeting for the resurfacing of Highway 45 from Highway 50 to Highway 11 in Kenosha and Racine counties. The meeting will be held at the Kenosha County Center (Hearing Room), 19600 75th St. Bristol on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 5-to-7 p.m. From a WisDOT news release: The format […]

Highway 45 update July 28, 2017: Sewer work, concrete patches, joint and crack repair

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week (Week of July […]

Highway 45 update July 22, 2017: New closures, common excavation, water main relocates, erosion control

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday (well, Saturday this week. Completely my bad. WisDOT was on […]

Highway C and 45 intersection partially reopened

If working around the Highways 45 and C intersection has been messing up your daily comings and goings there’s good news today. The intersection partially reopened Wednesday evening (Note: Time corrected from earlier version. — DH). Access through the intersection both east and west on Highway C is open. There are stop signs on Highway C […]

Highways C and 45 intersection to close for 14 days starting May 31

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin a 14-day full closure of the intersection of Highway 45 and Highway C in Bristol on the morning of Wednesday, May 31. A closure is necessary for intersection improvement and traffic signal installation, a news release from WisDOT says. From the new release: The intersection is anticipated […]

Intersection work to close Highway 45 and Highway WG intersection

Commuters to Illinois and Highway 45 residents, take note: The intersection of Highway 45 and Highway WG in Bristol will be completely closed for 14 days starting May 10. Here is the announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation: On the morning of Wednesday, May 10, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to […]

Highway 45 Update April 28, 2017: Utility work, driveway culvert and right turn lanes

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest.  What happened (week of April 24) — Utilities […]

Highway 45 Update April 21, 2017: Erosion control completed, utility and grading work continues

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week — From County A2/WG […]

Work resumes on Highway 165 in Pleasant Prairie

Those of you who travel east of the interstate, especially on Highway 165, may be interested in the following announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation: On March 22, 2017, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) resumed work on a resurfacing project on WIS 165 (104th Street) from I-94 to WIS 31 (Green Bay Road), […]

State’s Highway 45 project to begin March 15; info open house in Bristol March 9

If you travel Highway 45 in Bristol the summer you may have been dreading is here. A major reconstruction of the road from the state line north to Highway 50 will be undertaken by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation this construction season. Work is set to begin March 15. Improvements for the road (from a […]

WisDOT announces public involvement meeting for Highway 50 in Delavan

If you travel way out west on Highway 50 — like to Delavan — you might want to weigh in on the following from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is announcing a public involvement meeting for the proposed improvements to WIS 50 in the City of Delavan in Walworth County. […]

Maintenance on I-94 to cause lane closures in Racine, Milwaukee counties

If you are going to drive overnight on I-94, you may experience some lane closures starting Sept. 25. From a Wisconsin Department of Transportation media release: On Sunday evening, September 25, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin a maintenance project on I-94, from the Racine/Kenosha County Line to Rawson Avenue, in Milwaukee and […]

Railroad crossing at Highway C to close next week for repairs

The highly traveled Highway C railroad crossing in Trevor will be closed to car and truck traffic next week while repairs take place. From Gary Sipsma, director of the Kenosha County Division of Highways: The Kenosha County Department of Public Works announces scheduled work to replace the Canadian National Railroad Crossing on County Trunk Highway […]

WisDOT to begin repairs Wednesday to I-94 at Highway 20

If you travel north regularly on I-94 you might be interested in this announcement from WisDOT about work at Highway 20 in Racine County: On late Tuesday evening, September 13, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin work on southbound I-94 at WIS 20, in Racine County. This work will replace 700 […]

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 […]

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