Portage County Highway Department

2016 State Construction Project Status Update
(Project Dates Subject to Change)

Revised 4-5-16

Project:  Hwy 54 Concrete Repairs (I-39 to Maple Road)
Project Description:  Distressed concrete joints on Hwy 54 from I-39 west to Maple Road will be repaired using a mastic material. Hwy 54 through this area will experience single lane closures during working hours with a flagging operation to take place
Estimated Construction Date:  May 2016

Project:  PBM Bridge Washing and Sealing
Project Description:  Steel girder and concrete bridge decks will be power washed to remove salt residue. All cracks will be sealed with an epoxy followed by a concrete sealant. Approach end will be sealed with hot rubber. For 2016, 11 bridges are scheduled: B49-0095 USH 10/CTH J NB, B49-0096 USH 10/CTH J SB, B49-0021 I39/CTH HH, B49-0024 I39/USH 10/STH 66, B49-0171 I39 SB/Reserve Street, B49-0172 I39 NB/Reserve Street, B49-0055 US 51/CTH X, B49-0059 US 51 NB/L. Eau Claire River, B49-0058 USH 51 SB/L. Eau Claire River, B49-0169 Hwy 66/Skelly Creek and B49-0170 Hwy 66/Mill Creek. 4 Lane bridges will remain open to traffic with one lane in each direction during maintenance while 2 Lane bridges will encounter a flagging operation.
Estimated Construction Date:  Mid May 2016 through June 2016.

Project:  STH 49: Lake Helen Road - STH 66 Crack Sealing
Project Length:  4300 feet - 0.81 miles
Project Description:  This will be a WisDOT PBM project to route and seal with hot rubber. STH 66 will have single lane closures utilizing a flagging operation.
Estimated Construction Date:  June 2016.

Project:  STH 66: West Rosholt village Limits - STH 49
Project Length:  13,200 feet - 2.51 miles
Project Description:  This will be a WisDOT PBM project to route and seal with hot rubber. STH 66 will have single lane closures utilizing a flagging operation.
Estimated Construction Date:  June 2016

Project:  Timber Abutment Repair, I39 from CTH W to Coddington Road
Project Description:  Installing new concrete abutments in front of existing timber. Majority of work will take place under bridge deck, however there will be short intermittent shoulder and/or lane closure for concrete and pumper truck activity.
Estimated Construction Date:  August 2016 through September 2016

Project:  STH 161: USH 10 to CTH Q
Project Length:  15,600 feet - 2.95 miles
Project Description:  This will be a route and seal project with hot rubber. STH 161 will have single lane closures utilizing a flagging operation.
Estimated Construction Date:  September 2016