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  • Work on WIS 35/WIS 105 intersection in the Douglas County city of Superior to start

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    April 22, 2021
    To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation system, Gov. Tony Evers has signed a $739,126 contract for a project improving the WIS 35 (Tower Avenue)/WIS 105 (Central Avenue/North 61st Street) intersection in the city of Superior in Douglas County. Construction is scheduled to start Monday, May 3.
    Chippewa Concrete Services of Chippewa Falls is the prime contractor for the project. To improve the function of the intersection and reduce angle crashes at the intersection, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, in coordination with the city of Superior, plans to:
    • Reconfigure the lanes.
    • Construct median islands.
    • Signalize the intersection.
    • Reconstruct the sidewalk curb ramps in all intersection quadrants.
    • Add two parking spots on WIS 35.
    The WisDOT project will begin about 400 feet south of WIS 105 near North 62nd Street and ends approximately 400 feet north of WIS 105 near North 60th Street. In addition, BNSF Railway plans to make improvements to its facilities adjacent to the WisDOT project.
    During construction, traffic will be maintained with a single lane in each direction, using lane shifts and turn-lane and shoulder closures. In addition, flagging will be used to direct motorists through the WisDOT work zone at times.
    Construction is scheduled for completion in mid-August. The schedule is dependent on favorable weather conditions and construction progress.
    For more information regarding traffic impacts, transportation news and improvement project updates in Wisconsin’s Northwest Region: Motorists are reminded that using handheld cell phones in Wisconsin work zones is illegal. Alerts and updates provided via these sites are not intended for use while driving. When driving, your focus should always be on driving.

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