Governor Evers approves I-43 Rock Freeway construction project

​Release date: March 16, 2022

To invest in Wisconsin's transportation system, Governor Evers signed a $15.4 million contract to resurface I-43 from Moorland Road to the Hale Interchange and to replace the bridge deck the northbound off-ramp to Layton Avenue. Work is scheduled to begin the week of March 21st, weather permitting. The project will wrap up in December 2022. A W Oakes ​is the prime contractor for the project and will implement the following:

Project Improvements

  • Resurface portions of I-43.
  • Replace the bridge deck on the NB off-ramp to Layton Avenue.
  • Place high friction surface treatment on portions of I-43.
  • Culvert replacement.
  • New pavement markings.

Construction is scheduled for completion by December 2022. The schedule is dependent on favorable weather conditions and construction progress.

Visit the project website at: I-43 Rock Freeway –Moorland Road to Hale Interchange (

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