Governor Evers approves WIS 28/County EE intersection improvements in Sheboygan County

​Two-week closure of County EE begins week of August 24 for culvert work

Release Date: August 20, 2020

(Sheboygan County) To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation system, Governor Evers signed a $1.7 million contract to improve the County EE and WIS 28 intersection in Sheboygan County. The project will take place in fall of 2020 and spring/summer of 2021. The contract is expected to begin Friday, August 21, 2020 and finish at the end of June 2021. Traffic impacts include a two-week closure on County EE in 2020 and full closure of the intersection in 2021.

James Peterson Sons, Inc. from Medford, Wis. is the Prime Contractor.

Project improvements

This project includes construction of a roundabout at WIS 28 and County Road EE intersection. Work in 2020 will include storm sewer and roadway embankment widening on the south leg of the intersection. Complete intersection closure and roundabout construction will take place in 2021.

Traffic impacts

  • 2020 traffic impacts: County Road EE will be closed just south of WIS 28 for approximately 10 calendar days, starting the week of August 24. County Road EE traffic will be detoured around the project.
    • Detour: County Road EE detour will follow WIS 28 to County Road A.
  • 2021 traffic impacts: Starting in 2021, WIS 28 and County Road EE will be closed to construct the roundabout. WIS 28 and County Road EE will be detoured around the project.
    • Detour: WIS 28 detour will follow WIS 32, County Road V, and I-43. County Road EE detour will follow WIS 32, County Road V, and County Road A.

Project benefits

The proposed single lane roundabout is expected to improved safety and operations at this intersection.

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 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