Closure scheduled for WIS 49 in Portage County

​Release Date: May 6, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and Portage County Highway Department will be removing and replacing a culvert on WIS 49, 1000 feet south of Lystul Road in the Town of Alban, Portage County.

WIS 49 is scheduled to close at this location for one day, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., from Tuesday, May 12 to Thursday, May 14.

For motorists traveling on WIS 49, the following detour applies:

  • WIS 49 northbound & WIS 66 eastbound to WIS 49 will be detoured to County I northbound (just west of Rosholt) to County C eastbound, back to WIS 49

  • The route for WIS 49 southbound is reverse

WIS 49 will be open to local residents overnight and can expect a gravel patch in the road until paving the week of May 18.

Work schedule is pending favorable weather conditions.

For more information:

Tegan Griffith, Region Communication Manager or (715) 493-3710