Governor Evers approves WIS 32/57 improvements in Manitowoc County

​Construction begins April 11​

Release Date: April 1, 2022 

(Kiel) To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation system, Governor Evers signed $3.1 million contract to improve 3.9 miles of WIS 32/57 from WIS 67 to the WIS 32/57 south junction in the city of Kiel, Manitowoc County. Construction begins Monday, April 11, 2022 and expected to finish in July 2022. WIS 32/57 will remain open during construction, except for a brief closure to pave the roundabout at WIS 67. 

Northeast Asphalt, Inc. from Greenville, Wis. is the Prime Contractor.

Project improvements
This is a resurfacing-level improvement project. Work includes milling 3 inches and placing 4 inches of new asphalt, concrete repairs, beamguard and pavement marking.

Traffic impacts
  • WIS 32/57 will remain open to traffic for most of construction. Work will be conducted using with lane closures and flagging operations. Short-term closures are as follows:
  • WIS 67/WIS 32/57 Roundabout: A two to three-day closures of the roundabout will occur when resurfacing operations reach that stage of construction. 
    • WIS 32/57 detour: Motorists will be directed to use County X to County M.
    • WIS 67 detour: Motorists will be directed to use County J and County X.
  • WIS 32/57 southern split: Ramp connectors at the south junction of WIS 32/57 will be closed for up to five days.
    • ​Detour: Motorists will be directed to use County EH and County MC.

Project Benefits
The existing pavement surface is deteriorating. Improvements will reduce surface roughness and provide a smoother and safer ride for motorists. Improvements will also extend the life of the pavement structure while reducing future maintenance costs.

More information

Work Zone Safety
Each year in Wisconsin, both highway workers and motorists are killed and injured in crashes that happen in highway construction zones. Motorists should slow down, be patient and pay attention to their surroundings in this and all work zones.

For more information regarding work zone rules for motorists, the law restricting hand-held devices, and general work zone safety information, please see our work zone safety website​.​ 

For more information
Mark Kantola, Regional Communications Manager, (920) 492-4153