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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Highways EW, X to close for culvert work during week of June 25

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Two Kenosha County highways in the Town of Brighton will be closed temporarily for culvert replacement work during the week of June 25.

  • Highway EW (232nd Avenue) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday between Highway JB (31st Street) and Highway NN (45th Street...
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Highway News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Resurfacing work to begin on Kenosha County highways AH, EA

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Two Kenosha County highway resurfacing projects will begin during the week of June 18.

These include:

  • Highway AH (89th Street/Salem Road/85th Street) will be resurfaced between highways 83 and 45 in the villages of Salem Lakes and Bristol. This work will be...
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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Highway E to close Thursday, June 14, for culvert work

Work zone sign

Highway E (12th Street) will be closed just east of 65th Avenue in the Village of Somers on Thursday, June 14, for culvert replacement work.

Drivers are urged to detour around this area via highways EA (72nd Avenue), L (18th Street) and 31 (Green Bay Road)...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Concrete repair work to close multiple lanes on Highway 31

Highway 31 repairs

Concrete repair work will cause sporadic lane closures on Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) over roughly a two-month period beginning this week.

This work will occur along Highway 31 between Highway 158 (52nd Street) and Highway 50 (75th Street). It is scheduled...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Culvert work to close portion of Highway MB during week of May 14

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Multiple culvert replacements will close a portion of Kenosha County Highway MB (136th Avenue) at various times during the week of May 14.

The closures will affect the stretch of Highway MB between highways E (12th Street) and 142 (Burlington Road) in the ...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Highways EM, MB and EA to close for roadwork this week

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Roadwork will close three Kenosha County trunk highways at various points this week.

In the Village of Twin Lakes, Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for paving of the gutter. This improvement is being made to...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Highway MB closed for culvert repair in Town of Paris

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway MB will be closed today, May, 2, 2018, and possibly tomorrow, May 3, for emergency culvert repair work.

The closure affects the section of Highway MB (136th Avenue) between highways A (Seventh Street) and E (12th Street)...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Kenosha County declares April 9-13 as Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

Work zone sign

With a new road construction season underway, Kenosha County urges drivers to slow down and pay attention in work zones.

The week of April 9-13, is Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, as designated by the Federal Highway Administration and the Kenosha County ...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Kenosha County highways A and H to close temporarily for Foxconn-related paving work

Highway A and H intersection

Road improvements related to the Foxconn development will affect two Kenosha County trunk highways in the Village of Somers beginning later this week.

Portions of Highway A (Seventh Street) and Highway H (88th Avenue) are being resurfaced to accommodate th...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

DOT to host informational meeting on Foxconn-area roadwork

Highway A and H intersection

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting on upcoming, Foxconn-related roadwork in the area from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Mount Pleasant Village Hall, 8811 Campus Drive.

Projects to be discussed include...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Water main work to close portions of Highway L

Highway L sewer work

Sections of Kenosha County Trunk Highway L will be closed over the next few weeks, as the Village of Somers resumes water main work in the area.

The work affects Highway L (18th Street) between highways 31 (Green Bay Road) and H (88th Avenue).

The tentative...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Residents, property owners reminded not to deposit snow on roadways

Snow on road

The Kenosha County Division of Highways wishes to remind everyone that depositing the snow/ice you remove from your driveway onto the highway or highway shoulders is not only dangerous, but illegal.

Wisconsin Statute, 346.94(5), “Rules of the Roa...

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Highway News
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Highway 45 to close for sewer repairs

Highway 45 sewer construction

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans to close a section of Highway 45 in the Village of Bristol on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 14 and 15, for sanitary sewer repair work.

The closure will include the stretch between Highway 50 and 83rd Street.

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Highway News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Public meeting to focus on Kenosha County Trunk Highway S reconstruction alternatives

Highway S

A public involvement meeting will be held this month to discuss the alternatives for the second phase of an upcoming reconstruction and expansion of Kenosha County Trunk Highway S.

Phase 2 of the project involves expanding Highway S to four travel lanes fr...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Highway L rail crossing to close for repairs

Highway L Canadian Pacific crossing

The Canadian Pacific Railway crossing in the 8000 block of Kenosha County Highway L (18th Street) will be closed Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26 and 27, for railroad repairs.

Highway L also remains closed east of Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) for a Village of S...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Highway W reopens after summer-long reconstruction/relocation; other west-end projects continuing

Highway W

Kenosha County Highway W (Fox River Road) is expected to reopen by the end of this week, as a summer-long project to straighten out a hairpin curve comes to a close.

The construction area, alongside the Fox River near 82nd Street in the Village of Salem La...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: September 19, 2017

County performing Highway 31 repairs for state; traffic delays expected

Highway 31 repairs

Kenosha County, under contract by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, is conducting spot repairs of damaged pavement along Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) in the City of Kenosha.

This work, in the area between Highway K (60th Street) and Highway 50 (75...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

County to begin work on two highway resurfacing projects

The Kenosha County Division of Highways will soon begin work on two resurfacing projects in the Village of Salem Lakes.

Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept. 12, on repaving of County Trunk Highway JF (119th Street) from 259th Avenue to Highway 83 (Ant...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Highway MB paving work to begin Wednesday; road to remain open but caution urged

Highway MB construction area

A repaving project on Kenosha County Highway MB (160th Avenue) in the Village of Bristol will begin this week.

Highway MB will be resurfaced from Highway 50 (75th Street) to just north of the roundabout at Highway C (93rd Street).

The road will remain open ...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Highway D to close for emergency culvert repair

Highway D culvert

A segment of Kenosha County Trunk Highway D will be closed part of next week for emergency culvert repair work.

The portion of Highway D (176th Avenue) between Highway 142 (Burlington Road) and Highway N (38th Street) is expected to be closed for two days ...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

New fuel station to improve efficiency at Kenosha County Center

Kenosha County Center fuel station

A recent improvement project at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol will make “fill ‘er up” go faster for employees of the Kenosha County Division of Highways. And that’s likely to mean savings for taxpayers come w...

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Highway News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Planning underway for Highway S expansion, improvements

The Kenosha County Department of Public Works is continuing to study alternatives for an expansion of County Trunk Highway S in the Village and Town of Somers.

Engineers are evaluating alternatives for converting the two-lane road into a four-lane, divided...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Highway C to close for emergency repairs Aug. 8-11

Kenosha County Trunk Highway C is set to be closed between highways 45 and D from Tuesday, Aug. 8, to Friday, Aug. 11.

The closure is to accommodate the emergency repair of a 56-foot-long, 48-inch-diameter culvert on Highway C (93rd Street), just west of H...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Highway H, Bain Station Road intersection closure scheduled to begin Tuesday

The intersection of Highway H (88th Avenue) and Bain Station Road in Pleasant Prairie is scheduled to close at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, as work begins on a roundabout reconstruction project.

Phase 1 of the Kenosha County project, to continue through mid...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Reconstruction of Highway H, Bain Station Road intersection to begin in late July

PLEASANT PRAIRIE – Kenosha County is preparing to begin reconstruction of the intersection of County Highway H (88th Avenue) and Bain Station Road in late July, with completion scheduled late this fall.

The reconstruction involves converting the ...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Highway W work to continue throughout the summer

Highway W construction area

Work continues on a summer-long project to straighten out a nearly-90-degree curve on Kenosha County Highway W (Fox River Road) in the Village of Salem Lakes.

The construction area, alongside the Fox River near 82nd Street, has been closed to through traff...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Highway E bridge work continues

Highway E bridge

Work is continuing on the replacement of the Kenosha County Highway E bridge over Pike Creek, just west of state Highway 31 in the village of Somers.

Highway E (12th Street) remains closed in both directions between highways 31 (Green Bay Road) and EA (72n...

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Highway News