This week’s updates from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) on road construction projects for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Barron County

  • No current projects.

Burnett County

  • No current projects.

Polk County

  • No current projects.

Rusk County

  • No current projects.

Sawyer County

  • No current projects.

Washburn County

Highway: US 53

  • Location: Between Mackey and Ross roads in the town of Trego
  • Schedule: March 17, 2021, to November 2022
  • Cost: $17.65 million
  • Description: Reconstructing US 53 from Mackey Road to existing US 63, relocating US 63 to closely follow the existing Wild Rivers State Trail and constructing a new grade separated interchange connecting US 53 with realigned US 63, new west frontage road from Mackey Road to County E and turn lanes along US 53 at existing intersections, including Mackey, O’Brien and Ross roads.
  • Traffic impacts:
    • None; project complete for 2022. Restoration work is planned to occur in the spring.

Editor's note: this will be our final weekly construction update for the year as all projects have been completed. We will resume these weekly posts in the spring when construction projects resume.

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Last Update: Dec 02, 2022 9:11 am CST

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