Governor Evers approves WIS 50 resurfacing to begin

​Release date: March 23, 2022

To invest in Wisconsin's transportation system, Governor Evers signed a $6.7 million contract to resurface WIS 50 from Grand Geneva Way in Walworth County, to County Road O in Kenosha County. Work is scheduled to begin the week of March 28, weather permitting. Payne & Dolan, Inc. is the prime contractor for the project and will implement the following:

Project Improvements

  • Resurface eight miles of WIS 50 between Lake Geneva and Wheatland
  • Pavement reconstruction from 376th Avenue to 381st Avenue
  • New turn-lane construction at 381st Avenue entrance into subdivision
  • Traffic signal maintenance at County Road P intersection
  • New guardrail, signage and pavement marking within the corridor

What to Expect

  • During construction, one lane of traffic will remain open in each direction within segments where work is taking place
  • Short-term overnight closures of County Road P at WIS 50 will be required when resurfacing the intersection
  • Side roads and driveway access to remain open

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

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