Governor Evers approves WIS 42 improvements in Door County

​Roadway resurfacing project begins June 17

Release date: June 6, 2019

(Door County) To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation system, Governor Evers signed a $3.7 million contract to improve eight miles of WIS 42 from County X (Door/Kewaunee County line) to the south Junction of WIS 42/WIS 57 south of the city of Sturgeon Bay. Work is scheduled to begin Monday, June 17 and finish in August of this year. WIS 42 will remain open to traffic during construction.

Northeast Asphalt of Greenville, Wis. is the prime contractor.

Project improvements

This project will mill off the existing asphalt surface and place a new asphalt surface. The project also includes storm sewer repairs, culvert replacements, beamguard upgrades, and pavement marking.

Traffic impacts 

Work will be completed under traffic using lane closures with flagging operations. Minor delays may occur.

Project benefits

Motorists will enjoy a new pavement surface and smoother ride after the project completion.

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