July 6, 2009

Work begins to demolish the Highway G bridge at I-94

I-94 at Highway G is tied up now while construction workers demolish and rebuild the overpass as part of the interstate expansion project. Here's a press release from WisDOT (click here for the project website):
As part of the I-94 North-South Freeway project, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is reconstructing the County G bridge at I-94.

Work to demolish the County G bridge is scheduled to begin the week of July 6 during nighttime hours. This work will create noise, dust and some vibrations while the bridge is being demolished. Additional lighting will brought on-site and the contractor will utilize dust control measures.

For safety reasons, full-freeway closures will be used on I-94 at County G during the demolition.

Other scheduled closures near County G that will occur include:
  • alternating East and West frontage roads (one frontage road open at all times) through Fall 2009
  • County G roadway between East and West frontage roads through December 2009
  • long-term closure of County G northbound entrance/exit ramps through • Fall 2010
  • long-term single lane closure on I-94 West (NB) throughout 2009 & 2010 construction seasons
  • long-term single lane closure on I-94 East (SB) throughout 2009 & 2010 construction seasons

3 comments:

  1. Can't take 16th St. out of the city. Can't take Durand out of the city.
    Can't take Taylor. Can't take 6th St. What a flippin mess. Does anyone coordinate these road projects? This is just off the top of my head.

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  2. Try using a MAP! There are plenty of roads to choose from! We live in Wisconsin. Road construction/demolition is just part of life.

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