Highway 23 Reconstruction: July 31st Update

WIS 23 reconstruction Green Lake to Ripon (*updated*)
 
 
The second stage of construction on WIS 23 in Green Lake County (between County A west and WIS 49/County A east) began Monday, July 28. This stage of the project includes the reconstruction of the Puchyan River bridge.
 
Construction on stage one, WIS 23 (WIS 49/County A east to Arcade Glen Road in Ripon) is still under way. Stage one had been scheduled for completion before crews began work on stage two, however a late spring and continued wet conditions delayed progress. To ensure the entire project is completed on schedule in November 2014. 
 
Currently scheduled traffic impacts for WIS 23 in Green Lake and Fond du Lac counties include:
 
  • July 28 through September 8 -- WIS 23 (County A west in Green Lake County to Arcade Glen Road in Fond du Lac County) is closed to through traffic and detoured via WIS 73, County K, County A, County K, County KK, and WIS 44/49.
  • September 8 through November 2014 – WIS 23 (County A west to WIS 49/County A east) will be closed and detoured via WIS 73, County K, County A.
 
Local access to properties and businesses located on the project will be maintained. Motorists may encounter daytime, single lane closures and flagging operations on WIS 49/County A east. The WIS 23/49/County A east intersection will remain open to traffic with a four-way stop during all stages of construction.
 
 
Work completed since last update
  • Crews are constructing the box culvert extension at Silver Creek, near Koro Road. Construction crews will be working on the outside shoulders and ditch.
  • All culvert and storm sewer work has been completed from WIS 49 and Arcade Glenn Road.
  • Crews placed roadway gravel on WIS 23 between County PP and Arcade Glenn Road.
  • Crews placed topsoil in preparation for landscaping on WIS 23 ditches between Koro Road and Arcade Glenn Road.
  • Crews landscaped from Sunnyside Road to County PP.
  • Crews began work on the Puchyan River Bridge.
  • Crews removed pavement on WIS 23 between County A west and N. Lawson Street.
Scheduled ahead    
  • Crews will continue work on the box culvert extension at Silver Creek, near Koro Road.
  • Crews will continue prepping for asphalt placement on WIS 23 between Sunnyside Road and Arcade Glenn Road.
  • Landscaping crews plan to restore the ditch line of WIS 23 between County PP and Arcade Glenn Road.
  • Crews plan to begin grading operations on WIS 23 from North Street to N. Lawson the week of August 4.
  • Crews plan to begin storm sewer work at the intersection of North Lawson Street and North Street on Monday, August 4.
  • Concrete crews plan to pour curb and gutter on Sunnyside Road, Brooklyn J, County PP, Dead End Road, and Arcade Glenn Road starting the week of August 4.
  • Crews plan to asphalt pave on WIS 23 from WIS 49 to Aracade Glenn Road beginning the week of August 11.
  • Crews will continue work on the Puchyan River Bridge.
  • Crews plan to continue removing pavement on WIS 23 from N. Lawson Street to WIS 49.
 
Traffic impacts and access
 
  • WIS 23 (County A west in Green Lake County to Arcade Glen Road in Fond du Lac County) is closed to through traffic and detoured via WIS 73, County K, County A, County K, County KK, and WIS 44/49. This detour will be in place until September 8. 
  • The Puchyan River Bridge (WIS 23) is closed to all traffic.
  • The intersection of North Lawson Street and North Street is open to local traffic.  Work scheduled to begin on Monday, August 4 may limit access through the intersection.
  • Work on the box culvert extension at Silver Creek, near Koro Road, may periodically limit access on WIS 23 between Koro Road and Arcade Glenn. Access around work on Koro Road will be maintained at all times.  
  • The WIS 49/County A intersection remains open to traffic with a four-way stop. Motorists are advised to watch for trucks merging from the WIS 49/County A work zone.
  • Please drive with extra caution when entering and driving through the construction zone.
  • Local access to properties and businesses located on the project will be maintained.
  • Traffic impacts are subject to change based on weather conditions and construction status.

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