Work also includes replacing culverts, curb, gutter, guardrail and sidewalk curb ramps
Release date: June 29, 2023
To invest in Wisconsin's transportation system, Gov. Tony Evers has signed a $6.17 million contract with prime contractor Monarch Paving Co. of Amery for a resurfacing project in Rusk County on US 8 from Cedar Swamp Road southwest of Weyerhaeuser to the Chippewa River in Bruce. Construction is scheduled to start Monday, July 10.
This segment of US 8 is showing signs of deterioration. To address this and other issues, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation project will:
- Remove a portion of the existing pavement and placing new asphalt pavement.
- Replace culvert pipes.
- Complete shoulder work.
- Replace curb, gutter and guardrail, along with sidewalk curb ramps in Bruce.
- Place new pavement markings.
During construction, motorists will encounter single-lane closures controlled by flagging.
Construction is scheduled for completion in October.
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
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