WIS 96 work begins April 6 in Outagamie County

​Highway closes for urban reconstruction in the city of Kaukauna

Release Date: April 2, 2020

(Kaukauna) The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region office announces an urban reconstruction of WIS 96 (Green Bay Street) in the city of Kaukauna from Lawe Street to Claribel Street begins Monday, April 6, 2020. Work is scheduled to finish by the end of August 2020. WIS 96 will be closed and detoured for the duration of construction.

Relyco, Inc. from De Pere, Wis., is the prime contractor.

Project improvements

This is an urban reconstruction project that includes:

  • Reconstruction of the existing roadway 
  • Replacement of the existing concrete pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalks and storm sewer
  • Creation of on-street bicycle accommodations
  • Correction of substandard intersection angles at Washington Street and Grant Street/Plank Road

Traffic impacts

The roadway will be closed and detoured from Lawe Street to Claribel Street during construction. Local traffic access to property owners and businesses along WIS 96 will be maintained throughout the project.

  • Detour: WIS 55 (Delanglade), County OO (Hyland/E Frontage Road), and County JJ

Project benefits

This project will provide a smoother riding surface by replacement of deteriorated concrete pavement. It will also improve safety with updated sidewalk, the addition of on-street bicycle accommodations, and intersection improvements at Washington Street and Grant Street/Plank Road.

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 new law restricting hand-held devices, and general work zone safety information, please see our work zone safety website

For more information, contact:

Mark Kantola, Regional Communications Manager
Mark.Kantola@dot.wi.gov, (920) 492-4153