WIS 35, city of Hudson - village of North Hudson - St. Croix County

​​Location

All projects take place in the city of Hudson and village of North Hudson in St. Croix County.

  • Front Street to Vine Street
  • Coulee Road intersection
  • Vine Street to Willow River
  • Lake Mallalieu Bridge to Sommers Street
  • Sommers Street to North End Road

Overview

Five main projects are scheduled in Hudson in 2021. General improvements to WIS 35 will include:

  • Road resurfacing, reconstruction and concrete repair.
  • Reconstruction or replacement of curb and gutter, including curb ramps.
  • Replacement of storm sewer systems.
  • Removal of median islands, realignment of left-turn lanes, new traffic signals and extension of the northbound right-turn lane at the Coulee Road/Buckeye Street intersection.
  • Addition of a two-way left-turn lane between Sommers Street and North End Road.
  • Resurfacing of the Lake Mallalieu Bridge.
  • Addition of an on-street bicycle route spanning from Buckeye Street (west of WIS 35) to 1st Street, looping back to WIS 35 via River Street.
  • Water, sanitary and lighting improvements in the city of Hudson.
  • Water and sanitary improvements in the village of North Hudson.

The specific work scheduled for each project is listed below.

Front Street to Vine Street

  • From Front Street to Coulee Road, concrete joint repairs will be performed.
    • The city of Hudson will also replace sanitary sewer in this area.
  • From Coulee Road to Vine Street, crews will grind down the existing pavement and resurface the road.
    • The city of Hudson will also replace street lighting in this area.
    • Sidewalk access will be restricted during street light replacements.
  • Curb and gutter will remain in place in this area, with the exception of new curb ramps.
  • Traffic signals at the Coulee Road intersection will be replaced.

Coulee Road/Buckeye Street Intersection

  • This is a Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) project.
  • Median islands will be removed.
  • Left-turn lanes will be aligned, and the northbound right-turn lane will be extended.

Vine Street to Willow River

  • WIS 35 will be reconstructed with concrete pavement in this area.
  • Curb, gutter and storm sewer will be replaced during reconstruction.
  • The sidewalk in this area will remain, with the exception of curb ramp and driveway apron improvements.
  • The city of Hudson will replace water lines and sanitary sewer in this area.
    • New sidewalk will be required to accommodate this work.
  • The profile of WIS 35 will be lowered under the railroad overpass to allow for greater clearance.

Lake Mallalieu Bridge to Sommers Street

  • WIS 35 will be reconstructed with concrete pavement in this area.
  • Curb, gutter and storm sewer will be replaced during reconstruction.
  • The sidewalk in this area will remain, with the exception of new curb ramps and driveway aprons.
  • The village of North Hudson will replace water lines and sanitary sewer in this area.
  • The Lake Mallalieu/Willow River Bridge will be resurfaced.

Sommers Street to North End Road

  • This is a Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Project.
  • Resurfacing with a two-way left-turn lane addition.
  • Curb and gutter will be replaced and the road will be widened on the east side of WIS 35.

Schedule

Construction is scheduled to start on April 26, 2021.

Traffic Impacts

Beginning Monday, April 26, the contractor plans to start on:

  • Front Street to Vine Street
    • Traffic on WIS 35 (2nd Street) will be reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • South of Myrtle Street to south of Division Street
    • This segment of WIS 35 (2nd Street) will be closed to traffic. Side streets up to WIS 35 (2nd Street) will remain open.

Beginning Monday, May 3, the contractor plans to start on:

  • Monroe Street North to Michaelson Street North
    • This work will include WIS 35 intersections at Monroe and Michaelson.
    • This segment of WIS 35 (6th Street North) will be closed to traffic during the work.

In segments where the road is closed, the contractor will maintain evening access to properties when possible.

Contacts

Stacie Lambele
WisDOT Northwest Region Project Manager
(715) 577-2967
stacie.lambele@dot.wi.gov

Nicole Passuello
WisDOT Northwest Region Project Supervisor
(715) 833-5572
nicole.passuello@dot.wi.gov

Christena T. O'Brien
WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814, (715) 828-9471
christena.obrien@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Northwest Region, Eau Claire Office
718 W. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701
(715) 836-2891, (800) 991-5285
WI Telecommunications Relay System (TTY): 711
nwr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov