Construction Update: Oct. 23

Hwy. 42, Forestville

Schedule: Aug. 2015 to Oct. 2015

Length: 0.05 Miles

Cost: $475,000

Location: Village of Forestville, between County X and County J.

Description of project: The project involves removing the existing box culvert and replacing it with a new bridge meeting current design standards for vehicular loading and structure design. Bridge approaches will be constructed, which include curb and gutter, asphalt pavement, storm sewer, signing and pavement marking.

Oct. 19 to 23: The contractor will place concrete for the approach slabs and curb and gutter. The contractor will also grade the ditches and place topsoil.

Traffic impacts: Hwy. 42 will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project. An approximately 3.5-mile detour from 42 to County X to County D to County J and back to 42 for northbound traffic and the reverse for southbound traffic will be established.


Hwy. 42, Sister Bay

Schedule: July 2015 to June 2016

Length: 0.8 miles

Cost: $5.8 million

Location: Village of Sister Bay, between Country Walk Drive to Scandia Road

Description: This project involves the reconstruction of Hwys. 42 and 57 in Sister Bay. The work includes traffic and erosion control, signing, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, curb and gutter, sidewalks, lighting, concrete and asphalt pavement, and landscaping.

Traffic Impacts: Hwy. 42 northbound will remain open; southbound will be closed. The southbound traffic detour starting Oct. 22 will be Hill Road to North Spring Road to Scandia Road to Woodcrest Road to Old Stage Road to Hwy. 57 to Country Walk Drive to Hwy. 42. Hwy. 57 will also be closed, with both northbound and southbound traffic detoured. The detour will be Hwy. 57 to Country Walk Drive to Hwy. 42. Pedestrians please be aware that crews plan to work on the east side of 42, including removal of the existing sidewalk along that side of the roadway and that foot traffic may be best suited for the west side (park side). For more information, go to:


Hwy. 57, Brussels

Schedule: Sept. 2015 to Nov. 2015

Length: 0.5 Miles

Cost: $932,686

Location: Pine Road Mitigation Site and County C and WIS 57 intersection.

Description of project: The project involves mitigation site maintenance at the Pine Road Mitigation Site and constructing J-turns at the intersection of County C and WIS 57. Work includes traffic and erosion control, asphalt pavement, grading, base aggregate, concrete sidewalk, curb and gutter, storm sewer, pavement marking, lighting and weir expansion.

Traffic impacts: Hwy. 57 may be reduced to one lane in both directions from Sunday at 9 pm to Friday at noon. Median crossing of County C at Hwy. 57 is closed. Drivers who wish to turn left on County C or cross 57 on County C will use the newly constructed J-turns.

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