WIS 23/Galena St VIRTUAL Pre-Construction Meeting 3/1/2022

A Virtual Microsoft Teams Pre-Construction Public Information Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 1st from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM


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Or call in (audio only)

Call in Number: 608-571-2209

Phone Conference ID: 709 098 457#

A few highlights for this year’s construction:

  • Reconstruct WIS 23/Galena St from WIS 81/County Shop Rd to River St/CTH F
  • Scheduled to start mid-March (exact start date dependent on weather and Contractor’s resources)
  • Anticipated completion early October 2022
  • Closed to Through Traffic with the following detour routes:
    • WIS 23 detoured on USH 151 – WIS 80 – WIS 81 (Mineral Point – Platteville – Darlington)
    • WIS 81 detoured on WIS 78 – WIS 11 – WIS 23 (Argyle – Wiota – Gratiot – Darlington)
  • Barricades will be placed just north of STH 81/County Shop Rd and just south of River St/CTH F
    • access across bridge to River St/CTH F will be open
  • Access to local traffic will be maintained ONLY to residences and businesses located within the work zone
    • Similar to last year’s work zone on West Harriet and Washington Streets north of the courthouse
    • Through traffic will NOT be allowed access like last year on Main St
  • Construction work/improvements:
    • Tree clearing & grubbing
    • New utilities: water main, sanitary sewer, storm sewer
    • Modular block retaining walls along west side of roadway
    • New concrete sidewalk, steps, railing, curb & gutter, guardrail, asphalt pavement
  • Work on Main Street and Bridge:
    • Concrete sidewalk to be poured in at planter bed locations on Main St
    • Final topsoil restoration and seeding around bridge & river banks
    • Bridge deck polymer overlay
    • Complete bridge railing installation
    • Remaining manhole casting installations on Main Street
    • Minor punch list items