WIS 80 bridge replacement project in Wood County scheduled to begin January 25

Release Date: December 14, 2020

Work to replace the Yellow River bridge (also known as Remington Ditch) on WIS 80 between Babcock and Necedah is scheduled to begin on January 25, 2021. Other improvements include beam guard replacement and bridge approach work.

Motorists can expect a closure of WIS 80 with a detour utilizing WIS 173 and WIS 21 in Juneau and Monroe Counties. Signs will be placed a week prior to construction to give notice of the closure.

Larson Construction Co., Inc. is the prime contractor for the $648,225 project. Construction is currently scheduled for completion in April 2021. The construction schedule is based on favorable weather conditions and construction status.

A printable detour map and project updates are available on the project website.

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For more information:

Tegan Griffith, Region Communication Manager
tegan.griffith@dot.wi.gov or (715) 493-3710