Closure, detour scheduled for WIS 29 project in Marathon County

​Release Date: June 3, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has scheduled the following closure:

WIS 29, Marathon County
An eastbound closure on WIS 29 is planned for Monday, June 8, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. and Tuesday, June 9, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The planned detour will utilize WIS 13, WIS 153 and WIS 97. Municipalities impacted by the detour include Abbotsford, Colby, Unity, and Stratford.

Traffic has been utilizing the right lane and shoulder. Due to deteriorating shoulder conditions, crews will shift traffic to the detour to allow completion of pavement repairs in the left lane. Once work on the left lane is complete, traffic will be utilizing the eastbound WIS 29 left lane with a width restriction of 10 feet and a reduced speed of 55 mph.

Portable message boards will be in place by Friday, June 5 to notify motorists of the closure and detour.

The closure is pending favorable weather conditions and contractor availability.

For more information:​​

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