Governor Evers approves WIS 21 improvements in Winnebago County

​Pavement resurfacing begins Monday, July 29

Release Date: July 23, 2019

(Winnebago County) To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation system, Governor Evers signed a $1.58 million contract to improve 6.8 miles of WIS 21 from WIS 116 in the city of Omro to the Winnebago/Waushara County line in Winnebago County. Work is scheduled to begin Monday, July 29 and finish by the end of August 2019. WIS 21 will remain open to traffic during construction.

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

Project improvements

Work under this contract includes milling and resurfacing of the existing roadway, shoulder gravel, concrete curb and gutter, centerline rumble strips, permanent signing, and pavement marking.
 
Traffic impacts 

WIS 21 will remain open to traffic with flagging operations. Work will be restricted during holiday and special events.

Project benefits

This project will provide a smoother riding surface and increase the usable lifespan of the current section of pavement. It will also improve safety with the addition of centerline rumble strips and new pavement markings.

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

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For more information, contact:
Mark Kantola, Regional Communications Manager
Mark.Kantola@dot.wi.gov, (920) 492-4153