2022 Road Construction Projects

August 5, 2022

Below are updates regarding roadwork in Vilas county. These updates are provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. For further information, please call the Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce at (715) 385-2400 or email: [email protected] 

Updated as of August 5th, 2022.

Vilas County
Highway: US 51
Location: Trout River, town of Arbor Vitae
Schedule: March 28 to Aug. 9
Project description: Crews will remove and replace the Trout River culvert.
Anticipated work scheduled: Crews will install centerline rumble strips, paint and remove traffic control.
Traffic impacts: US 51 is open, but motorists will encounter temporary signals and staged construction. A 12-foot width restriction is in place with posted advanced warnings at the intersection of US 51 and WIS 47 in Minocqua and US 51 and WIS 47 in Manitowish.

 

Highway: US 45
Location: Chain O Lakes Road to the Michigan state line
Schedule: July 18 to Sept. 20
Project description: Crews will remove a portion of the existing asphalt pavement, overlay the roadway with new asphalt, install rumble strips, replace or extend culverts as needed and replace deteriorated thermoplastic snowmobile crossings.
Anticipated work scheduled: Crews will begin milling and paving.
Traffic impacts: Motorists can expect to encounter flagging operations and daytime temporary lane shifts.

County highway construction projects for 2022:

  • CTH N in Plum Lake bridge replacement: COMPLETE AND OPEN TO ALL THRU TRAFFIC
  • CTH M in Boulder Junction from CTH N to CTH K – COMPLETE AND OPEN TO ALL THRU TRAFFIC
  • For more information about County Highway construction projects see this site.