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 24) — Install fence at County C retaining wall Friday. Slipped the rest of the curb and gutter south of County C. Removed pavement for base patches between County Q and 196 th Ave. Poured concrete base patches between County Q and 196 th Ave. Performed final restoration around the Lake George area. Had an overhead inspection done on the signals at County WG. Had the underground inspection done at County C. Storm sewer work planning to be completed north of 79 th St (Bristol Bay). Continue common excavation for Stage 2A. Began final grading for Stage 1 work. Will finish watermain relocations north of 83 rd St. Will begin joint and crack repair on the existing concrete base.

What’s expected to happen next week (Week of July 24) — Finish the installation of fence at County C retaining wall. Installing permanent signing at County WG. Continue final restoration for Stage 1. May get the signals set to Red-Flash at County C and County WG. Common excavation north of 79 th St (Bristol Bay). This will require the closure to remain in effect. Residents of Bristol Bay should continue to access from the south. Mid-August, only traffic heading to Bristol Bay will be able to able to use US 45 from WIS 50 to get to 79th St.  No traffic will be allowed south of 79th.  All other traffic will need to use County D. Traffic leaving Bristol Bay will need to go north on US 45. This closure will take place after the other section is opened. Finish common excavation on Stage 2A. Perform joint and crack repair on the existing concrete base. Begin asphalt paving from CTH CJ to 196 th St. Trim for concrete paving.


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