Construction Update: Oct. 30

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. 26-30: The contractor will place asphalt pavement for the roadway and driveways. The contractor will also place seed, fertilizer and erosion control devices and install signs and pavement markings.

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 to maintain through traffic. Hwy. 42 is currently scheduled to reopen to traffic on Oct. 29 at noon.


Hwy. 42, Sister Bay

Schedule: July 2015 to June 2016

Length: 0.8 miles

Cost: $5.8 million

Location: Village of Sister Bay, 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.

Oct. 26-30: Crews plan to concrete pave northbound 42 from Mill Road to the north end of the project, as well as the northbound lane from Mill Road to Hwy. 57. Crews plan to begin sidewalk work along 42, south of 57.

Traffic Impacts: Oct. 29-30, Hwy. 42 southbound will be closed. The southbound traffic detour will be Scandia Road to Woodcrest Road to Old Stage Road to Hwy. 57 to Country Walk Drive to 42. Northbound will be closed between Mill Road and Scandia Road. The northbound traffic detour will be Mill Road to Woodcrest Road to Scandia Road to 42. Hwy. 57 is closed, and traffic is detoured for both directions. The detour is 57 to Country Walk Drive to 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. 42/57, Sturgeon Bay

Schedule: October 2015 to November 2015

Length: 0.4 miles

Cost: $125,000

Location: City of Sturgeon Bay, Michigan Street to Egg Harbor Road

Description: This project includes excavation, applying base aggregate and a temporary asphalt surface, erosion control, traffic control, restoration and all incidental items necessary to complete the work for a bypass for the coming roundabout at Egg Harbor Road and Hwy. 42/57.

Oct. 26-30: The contractor will have topsoil restoration on project and permanent traffic control devices installed.

Traffic impacts: There will be shoulder closures within the project area. Flagging operations will be used when necessary.


Hwy. 57, Brussels

Schedule: September 2015 to November 2015

Length: 0.5 Miles

Cost: $932,686

Location: Pine Road Mitigation Site and County C and Hwy. 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 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.

Oct. 26-30: Contractor will install pull boxes and light bases for street lighting. They will also pave asphalt lanes.

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.

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