WIS 80 bridge replacement project in Wood County scheduled to begin February 8

​Release date: January 28, 2021

Work to replace the Yellow River bridge (also known as Remington Ditch) on WIS 80 between Babcock and Necedah is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 8, 2021. Other improvements include beam guard replacement and bridge approach work.

Starting on February 8, WIS 80 will be closed with a detour utilizing WIS 173 and WIS 21 in Juneau and Monroe Counties. Signs will be in place to notify motorists of the closure and detour.

Larson Construction Co., Inc. is the prime contractor for the $648,225 project. Construction is currently scheduled for completion in April 2021. The construction schedule is based on favorable weather conditions and construction status.

A printable detour map and project updates are available on the project website.

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For more information:

Tegan Griffith, Region Communication Manager
tegan.griffith@dot.wi.gov or (715) 493-3710