WIS 13, North Fork Flambeau River Bridge to 5th Street North, Price County

​Location

​WIS 13, North Fork Flambeau River Bridge to 5th Street North, Park Falls, Price County

Overview

​​Proposed improvements include:

  • Remove and replace asphalt
  • Upgrade curb ramps to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.
  • Replace deteriorated curb & gutter
  • Replace pavement markings
  • Evaluate street lighting through the corridor
  • Assess extending the sidewalk on east side of WIS 13 in front of Super One Foods to 12th Street South

Traffic Impacts

WIS 13 will remain open to traffic during construction. Motorists can expect to encounter flagging operations, single lane closures and shoulder closures. Temporary pedestrian accommodations will be put in place throughout construction. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained throughout construction process.

Real Estate

Minor real estate in the form of temporary easements, permanent easements or fee may be required for construction of sidewalk and curb ramp improvements. Preliminary right of way impacts are available here​.

Real estate coordination will take place with individual property owners in 2023.

Rights of Landowners Under Wis Eminent Domain Law [Wis Stats 32.05]

Access Modifications

​​​Driveway access will be assessed for potential modifications along the projects. Direct mailings and coordination will occur​ with property owners.

Public Involvement​​

Residents and businesses within the project limits have been contacted via mail. Review the following materials to learn more about this project:​

​​Here is how to provide input between March 17, 2022, and April 7, 2022:

Your input is welcome and appreciated throughout the design process. Deaf or hard of hearing persons needing assistance should contact the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay system (dial 711).​

Schedule

  • ​Local Officials Meeting: January 2022
  • Public Involvement: March 2022
  • Complete Project Design: August 2024
  • Construction: Spring 2025​

​​​Contacts

Andy Casper, Project Manager
Andrew.Casper@dot.wi.gov
(715) 365-5713

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

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
North Central Region, Rhinelander Office
510 Hanson Lake Road
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: (715) 365-3490
Fax: (715) 365-5780
TTY: 711
Email: ncr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov