Business 51 reconstruction project resumes in Portage County

​Release date: April 6, 2021

Work resumed this week on Business 51 (Post Road), between Springville Drive and Tommy’s Turnpike, in Plover, Portage County.

Improvements include new sidewalks, traffic signals, streetlights, and signing. Underground utilities including storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and water will be replaced. The Springville Pond causeway will be widened, and the related drainage structures will be upgraded.

Traffic Impacts

  • Motorists can expect single lane closures on Business 51 from Springville Drive to Rainbow Drive starting as early as Wednesday, April 7.
    • Traffic will be shifted to the east side of the roadway in the existing northbound lanes from Springville Drive to Rainbow Drive.
  • A full list of traffic impacts and other construction information can be found on the project website.

Construction is currently scheduled for completion in November 2022. Construction schedules are based on favorable weather conditions and construction status.

For more information, contact:

Tegan Griffith, North Central Region Communications Manager
(715) 421-8380, ​tegan.griffith@dot.wi.gov