US 2/53 (East 2nd Street), 29th Avenue East - 53rd Avenue East, city of Superior


US 2 and US 53 (East 2nd Street) from 29th Avenue East to 53rd Avenue East in the Douglas County city of Superior.


WisDOT plans to make improvements to US 2/US 53 (East 2nd Street). The project will include:

  • Repairing spot locations of concrete pavement.
  • Resurfacing East 2nd Street by grinding the concrete surface and overlaying it with asphalt.
  • Replacing traffic signals at 39th Avenue East.
  • Rehabilitating the Nemadji River and Bluff Creek bridge structures.
  • Upgrading or installing curb ramps at pedestrian crossings.
  • Making spot repairs to sidewalk panels.


  • Construction is scheduled to begin: Spring 2021.


  • US 2/53 (East 2nd Street) will remain open during construction, with one lane open in each direction.


Chris Ehlert
WisDOT Northwest Region Consultant Project Manager
(715) 829-1266

Andrew Stensland
WisDOT Northwest Region Project Supervisor
(715) 392-7963

Christena T. O'Brien
WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814, (715) 828-9471

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Northwest Region, Superior Office
1701 N. 4th St.
Superior, WI 54880
715) 392-7925, ​(800) 590-1868