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I-94 lanes to be closed this week at Highway C for maintenance

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has issued the following notice about road work in Kenosha County: On the evening of Monday ,December 15th, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will begin maintenance work on I-94 at the County C Interchange, in Kenosha County. Crews will be doing interstate pavement repairs, in advance of expected winter weather conditions. Two […]

I-94 construction in Kenosha County done — until 2018

Local government and economic development officials and Wisconsin Department of Transportation representatives gathered Thursday at the Kenosha Area Visitor Information Center to celebrate the completion of the Kenosha County segment of the  I-94 North/South reconstruction project. The next phase of Kenosha work is scheduled for 2018. The plan is to have 8 lanes of traffic (4 lanes […]

Salem not going to take a position on Highways 83 & C intersection

The Salem Town Board is not going to take a formal position on what improvement plan it favors for the Highways 83 and C intersection, at least for now. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is planning for improvements at the intersection. WisDOT representatives unveiled a roundabout option and a improved signal option at a Oct. […]

WisDOT rolls out plans for Highways 83 & C intersection improvement

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation unveiled alternatives for improving safety at the Highways 83 and C intersection at a public open house meeting Thursday at Salem Town Hall. Two alternatives were presented: Construction of a roundabout. Retaining traffic signals, but changing the configuration of the intersection. DOT officials say the intersection has a high number […]

WisDOT to host meeting Oct. 23 about Highway 83 intersections improvements

Brass Ball Corners, Highway 50 and Highways 83/75, Paddock Lake The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be hosting a meeting next week to discuss planned improvements to two intersections along Highway 83 in Salem and Paddock Lake. From the WisDOT announcement: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will be conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss […]

State looking to locate two Park and Ride lots along I-94

The state Department of Transportation is working with Kenosha County to locate two Park and Ride lots along I-94. County Executive Jim Kreuser and county Highway Commissioner Gary Sipsma presented information on the project at a special meeting of the Paris Town Board Tuesday evening. One lot is set to be just east of I-94 […]

Salem approves bid for 2014 road rehab program

The Salem Town Board last week approved a bid for the 2014 road rehabilitation program. The chosen bid from Black Diamond Group, Inc. of Oak Creek totaled $1,888,888 for four groups of work. The next lowest bid was $2,561,797. Four groups of work will be done: Streets in Salem Oaks Subdivision, Cross Lake Subdivision and […]

Highway 45 project pushed back to 2018

A major construction project on Highway 45 from the state line north to Highway 50 has been pushed back another year. Information distributed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation at a public involvement meeting at the Bristol Municipal Building on Monday said construction is now projected to start in the spring of 2018 and be […]

Local I-94 project closings start tonight

The weather was just warm one day, but here comes the I-94 construction season. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced the following local closures, due to begin tonight: Beginning the night of Monday, March 31, I-94 WEST (NB) exit ramp to WIS 50, and WIS 50 entrance ramp to I-94 EAST (SB) will be […]

WisDOT to hold meeting on Highway 45 on April 7

Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials will be in Bristol on April regarding the Highway 45 improvement project. WisDOT representatives will be hosting a public open house at the Bristol Municipal Building, from 6 to 8 p.m. on April 7, said Bristol village administrator Randy Kerkman. DOT officials will have the latest information regarding proposed improvements to Highway 45 […]

Paris formally opposes roundabout at Highways 142 and 45

The Paris Town Board Tuesday passed a resolution opposing a state Department of Transportation proposal to build a roundabout at the Highways 45 and 142 intersection in Paris. Board opposition to the roundabout centers on the projected impact on at least two current businesses at the intersection. State plans presented last month show the roundabout […]

Highway C to be closed Wednesday for culvert work

Highway C in between Highways MB and 45 is scheduled to be closed Wednesday. The Kenosha County Department of Public Works will be installing a culvert from about 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. During that time,  Highway C will remain open to local traffic only accessing homes, businesses and farms on Highway C, a […]

Paris hears options on Highways 45 &142 intersection; tables roundabout resolution again

The Paris Town Board Tuesday night tabled a resolution opposing the construction of a roundabout at the Highways 142 and 45 intersection after hearing a presentation on alternatives  from Wisconsin Department of Transportation representatives. The board also considered the resolution last month, but tabled it then to hear the presentation delivered Tuesday night. Board members […]

Proximity to historical home shouldn’t change WisDOT roundabout plans at Highways K & 45

A historical home located in Bristol near the Highways 45 and K intersection has not changed the state’s plans and projected location for a roundabout there. Alternatives such as shifting the roundabout to the east slightly were not as good since that more heavily impacted agricultural land and wetlands, said Jaymin Patel of Bollinger, Lach […]

WisDOT to host meeting Tuesday on Highways 45 and K roundabout

A property’s eligibility for inclusion on the National Register of Historical Places has prompted the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to hold another informational meeting regarding the proposed construction of a roundabout at Highways 45 and K along the Bristol/Paris border. The subject property is at 6030 Highway 45 (Bristol Road). the meeting will be to […]

Salem awards bid for road repairs to Payne & Dolan

At tonight’s Town of Salem Board of Supervisors regular board meeting which was held earlier this evening, the board unanimously approved the bid award for the 2013 Town Road Rehabilitation Project to Payne & Dolan, Inc.  The base bid total was $1,355,998.75.  The only other bidder, Stark Asphalt, came in with a lower bid of […]

Randall approves crack filling and slag sealing work for town roads

The Randall Town Board approved about $50,000 in crack filling and slag sealing work for select town roads. The crack filling will cost about $19,000. It will performed on: roads on the southeast side of Powers Lake; some streets along the east side of Lake Benedict; part of 383rd Avenue and all of 87th Place […]

Highway 45-Highway K intersection to become four-way stop

The intersection of Highway K and 45 — notorious among local residents as a location of serious crashes through the years — will be changed to a four-way stop by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Currently only traffic on Highway K has to stop. Mike Pyritz, a WisDOT spokesman, said re-striping and sign placement for the change is scheduled […]

Highway C and MB roundabout is open to traffic

Getting through Bristol is a little easier today after the opening of the Highway C and MB roundabout. The former two-way stop intersection opened late Friday. I checked at about 11 a.m. and then again at 3 p.m., but the barricades were still up on Friday. Word is that it did open up later on […]

Highways C and MB roundabout to open Friday

If you are one of the many Western Kenosha County residents who have been inconvenienced by the construction of a roundabout intersection at Highways C and MB in Bristol  there’s good news for you. The director of the county Highways Department says the intersection will be opened for traffic again this Friday, Nov. 30. From Gary Sipsma, county Highway […]

Culvert replacement to close some Salem roads

Salem Town Clerk Cindi Ernest has released the following statement regarding upcoming road closures in the town: Culverts are being replaced and the roads will be closed and impassable during the following dates: October 15, 2012 through October 22, 2012 – 256th Avenue will be closed at the 9500 block. October 22, 2012 through October […]

Work on Salem town roads to begin Monday

Salem’s 2012 Road Improvement Project will begin on Monday, Sept. 17. All of the selected roads are in the Lake Shangri-la area. Specific roads involved in the project are: 121st St, 217th Ave, 121st Pl, 219th Ave, 220th Ct, 220th Ave and 221st Ave.

WisDOT meeting on Highways 45 and K roundabout intersection is Wednesday

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be holding a public information meeting Wednesday regarding the re-construction of the Highway 45 and K intersection along the Bristol-Paris border as a roundabout. The meeting will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hearing Room in the Kenosha County Center, Highways 45 and 50, Bristol. The purpose of the meeting […]

Work on Highway C and MB roundabout to begin Tuesday; detour in effect

Traffic will be detoured around the Highway C and MB intersection in Bristol beginning Tuesday as work that will construct a single-lane roundabout at the intersection begins, Gary A. Sipsma, Kenosha County Director of Highways reports. The intersection will be closed to traffic for the duration of the project. The contractor for the project is Payne and […]

Salem approves 2012 road improvement program

The Salem Town Board has approved improving several roads in the town yet this construction season. Effected roads are: 121st Street, 217th Avenue, 121st Place, 219th Avenue, 220th Court, 220th Avenue and 221st Avenue. The low bid of $199,955 from B.R. Amon & Sons, Inc. of Elkhorn was accepted at a Town Board meeting last week. […]

Railroad crossing at Highway K east of W set for work

The Kenosha County Department of Public Works announces scheduled work to improve the Canadian National Railroad crossing located on Highway K, approximately 0.3 miles east of  Highway W in Wheatland. The Canadian National Railway Company will be reconstructing the existing crossing on Highway K. The project is scheduled to begin on Tuesday Aug. 14, and […]

Paddock Lake to close 236th Ave. at Highway 50 for road project

Paddock Lake will close 236th Avenue at Highway 50 in coordination with repairs scheduled for the state highway in coming weeks. The closure will be temporary for the following days and times: Mon. July 16  from 6:30 am to 4 pm. Tues. July 17 from 6:30 am to 4 pm. Wed. July 18 from 6:30 […]

Highway K to stay closed at I-94 until early July

It looks like Western Kenosha County residents will be losing one of the most traveled routes east across I-94 for a while: An unanticipated closure of Highway K at I-94 will continue for three weeks, according to Kenosha County Highway Commissioner Gary Sipsma. Sipsma said the Wisconsin Department of Transportation had determined it necessary to […]

Construction work continuing on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake

Both eastbound lanes of Highway 50 are closed this morning about midway through Paddock Lake. A sign at the site says work by Kenosha County will be going on there all this week. Traffic has been reduced to one lane in each direction through the construction zone.

State favors roundabout for Highways 45 and K, says project engineer

The state Department of  Transportation favors constructing a roundabout at Highways 45 and K as a way to reduce serious crashes there, the engineer for the project said. Jaymin Patel, project engineer, said roundabout and four-way stop alternatives were both considered by the state, but the roundabout has more potential for preventing serious crashes and therefore earned the state’s preference. […]

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