Governor Evers approves resurfacing project on US 2 in Ashland County

​​​​Project also includes completing culvert work and adding left-turn lanes at Bad River casino

Release date: May 30, 2023​

To invest in Wisconsin's transportation system, Gov. Tony Evers has signed a $4.99 million contract with prime contractor Northwoods Paving ​of Ashland for a resurfacing project on US 2 from Government Road in New Odanah to the Ashland/Iron County line. Construction is scheduled to start Monday, June 5.

To address deteriorating pavement and other issues, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans to:

  • Resurface US 2.
  • Line, repair or replace culverts.
  • Reconfigure US 2 to add left-turn lanes at the Bad River Lodge & Casino.
  • Place new pavement markings.

​During construction, US 2 will remain open to traffic, but motorists will encounter lane closures controlled by flagging.

Construction is scheduled for completion in September.​

​For more information regarding traffic impacts, transportation news and improvement project updates in Wisconsin’s Northwest Region:

For more information, contact:

Christena T. O'Brien, Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814, (715) 828-9471,