Show/Hide

For COVID-19 information, click HERE.


For Outagamie County COVID-19 Daily Updates, click HERE.

Project Updates

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

check back for updates

County Highway Construction and Paving Project Updates as of 05/20/2020

A

STH 76 to Mayflower Rd

Town of Bovina

Project Description

The highway is in need of wider paved lanes, paved shoulders, and flatter ditch slopes to meet current County highway design and safety standards.

Project Status

Traffic Impacts

Pre-construction public meeting held on 2/5/20.

Construction began May 4 and anticipated until November 2020.

Highway will be closed to through traffic.  Posted detour utilizes WIS 76 and CTH S.

Design Engineer

OMNNI Associates

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

CTH A Webpage

 

 

BB

Seminole Road to Outagamie Street

City of Appleton

Town of Grand Chute

Project Description

This is a joint reconstruction project with the Town of Grand Chute and the City of Appleton.  The planned roadway cross-section includes one travel lane in each direction and on-street bike accommodations.  This segment of highway is planned to be jurisdictionally transferred to the local municipalities following the completion of construction. 

Project Status

Refer to the City of Appleton’s Project Information page below.

Traffic Impacts

Posted detour route utilizes Bluemound, Spencer, and Mason Streets.

Design Engineer

City of Appleton

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

City of Appleton Projects

 

 

CA

CTH CB to Mall Drive

Towns of Grand Chute & Greenville

Project Description

The highway will be reconstructed as a 4-lane divided urban highway with curb & gutter.  Multi-lane roundabouts are planned at the intersections of Mayflower Drive and McCarthy Road to improve operations and safety. A multi-use trail will be constructed on the north side of the highway, and sidewalks and pedestrian crossings of CTH CA are planned at the roundabouts.

Project Status

Utility relocation complete.

Reconstruction anticipated for June to September of 2020.

Traffic Impacts

Portions of the highway will be closed during construction. The signed detour route will utilize I-41, WIS 96, and County CB. 

Design Engineer

OMNNI Associates

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

CTH CA Webpage

 

 

CE

Railroad Street Intersection

Village of Kimberly

Project Description

Traffic study, design, and future improvement of the intersection. Several alternatives have been considered, including conventional traffic signals, roundabout and unique intersection alternatives that restrict cross traffic.

Project Status

Preferred alternative was presented December 2019.  Restricted Crossing U-Turn (RCUT) intersection has been selected as the preferred alternative.  Final design and right of way acquisition anticipated in 2020.   Construction may be as early as 2021.

Traffic Impacts

Under development.

Design Engineer

Ayres Associates

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

County CE & Railroad Street Webpage

 

CE

CTH K (Buchanan Rd) Intersection

Town of Buchanan

Project Description

Study and design of intersection improvements

Project Status

The median was closed to cross traffic in May 2018.  The Highway Dept. has been studying the impacts the median closure has had on safety and operations.  Permanent median removal will be completed in 2020.

Traffic Impacts

County CE traffic can make a right turn to and from intersecting side roads.  All Buchanan Road cross movements have been eliminated.  Cross traffic urged to utilize County N or County HH.

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

CE

WIS 55 to CTH Q

City of Kaukauna

Project Description

Project is currently under construction.  Crews are regrading existing stone base and installing a new asphaltic pavement surface, gravel shoulders, and guardrails.  Spot improvements are planned for traffic operations and safety.

Project Status

Mainline repaving is complete and awaiting reconstruction of CTH Q at Loderbauer Road Intersection.  Anticipated completion August 2020.

Traffic Impacts

The highway will be closed to through traffic. The posted detour route utilizes WIS 55, County Z and County GG.

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

CE

CTH Q to Haas Rd - Trail and Highway Improvements

City of Kaukauna

Town of Buchanan

Project Description

Extension of the CE Trail along the north side of the roadway from CTH Q to Haas Rd.  Improve asphaltic pavement from CTH Q to Weiler Rd. Construct intersection turn lanes and improved pedestrian crossings at Meadowview Street and Haas Rd. 

Project Status

Construction anticipated for June 22 to September 2020.

Traffic Impacts

The highway will be closed to through traffic. The posted detour route is anticipated to utilize WIS 55, County Z and County GG.  Local access will be maintained.

Design Engineer

McMahon Group

More Information

Capital Improvement Program 

County CE - Q to Haas Rd Webpage

 

 

 

CE

Haas Rd to Outagamie Rd

Town of Buchanan

Project Description

Improve existing asphaltic surface by pulverizing, regrading existing stone base, and replacing with new asphaltic pavement surface and gravel shoulders.

Project Status

Final asphalt pavement surface, new gravel shoulders and permanent pavement markings will be placed.  Project completion anticipated by end of June 2020.

Traffic Impacts

The highway will be closed to through traffic during construction. The posted detour route will likely utilize WIS 55, County Z and CTH GG.

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

JJ

CTH N to WIS 55

Town of Vandenbroek

Project Description

The highway is in need of wider paved lanes, paved shoulders, and flatter ditch slopes to meet current county highway design and safety standards. A roundabout is being designed at the intersection with CTH N.  A multi-use trail is being considered on the south side of the highway.  A roundabout is also being planned at the WIS 55 intersection by WisDOT under a separate project.

Project Status

Project is in design phase.  Right-of-way acquisition planned for 2020. Reconstruction is planned as early as 2022.

Traffic Impacts

A 4-way stop has been installed at the CTH N & CTH JJ intersection and will remain until the intersection is reconstructed as a roundabout.  CTH JJ is anticipated to be closed during reconstruction with a posted detour route TBD.  Local access will be maintained.

Design Engineer

Ayres Associates

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

County JJ Webpage

 

 

JJ

WIS 55 to WIS 96

Towns of Kaukauna and Vandenbroek

Project Description

This project will improve the road surface condition.  The roadway will be recycled in place and a new surface layer of asphalt will be paved.  State County Highway Improvement (CHI) funding has been awarded to help offset project costs.

Project Status

Project is scheduled to begin in July 2020. 

Traffic Impacts

Some short-term lane closures with flaggers.

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

N

CTH KK Intersection

Town of Buchanan

Village of Harrison,  Calumet County

Project Description

Construction of a northbound right turn lane improvement at this intersection in conjunction with Calumet County improvements along County N.

Project Status

Right-of-way acquisition and utility coordination are underway. 

Construction is scheduled to begin in August 2020. 

Traffic Impacts

Short-term closures are anticipated with most work being completed under traffic.

Design   Engineer

AECOM

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

 N

Evergreen Drive Intersection

Village of Little Chute

Project Description

This project will design and install traffic signals at the Evergreen Drive intersection.  The existing intersection is experiencing increasing capacity and delay issues largely due to increasing commercial development along the Village’s north side.  The signal is being designed to serve the Evergreen Drive corridor as it continues to be transformed from a rural to urban facility.

Project Status

Preliminary design and traffic analysis are underway.  Utility coordination and right-of-way acquisition are scheduled for 2020 with construction anticipated in 2021. 

Traffic Impacts

TBD

Design Engineer

JT Engineering, Inc.

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

N

Wallace Street Intersection

Villages of Combined Locks and Kimberly

Project Description

Installation of traffic signals and lane reassignments within the intersection.  Project need is due to increased traffic volumes at the intersection, improving pedestrian access and safety along the corridor, and due to the permanent median closure of the CTH CE & CTH K intersection.  Minor roadway improvements anticipated along with upgraded pedestrian facilities.

Project Status

Consultant is beginning final design.  Right-of-way acquisition and utility adjustments are pending.  Construction is scheduled to begin in August 2020.

Traffic Impacts

Improvements are anticipated to be made with short-term lane closures only with brief road closures required to erect signal assemblies overhead.

Design Engineer

Omnni Associates

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

OO

Ballard Road, Oneida Street, & Roemer Road Intersections

City of Appleton, Town of Grand Chute

Project Description

This project will design and install upgraded traffic signals at three primary intersections along the CTH OO (Northland Avenue) corridor.  The existing traffic signal equipment is approaching the end of its useful life and needs to be upgraded.  In addition, intersection geometrics may be updated to generally match other recent median improvements constructed along the corridor to improve safety and provide protected left-turn movements, improve pedestrian accommodations, and upgrade street lighting.

Project Status

Preliminary design and traffic analysis are underway. 

Construction is scheduled for 2021. 

Traffic Impacts

TBD

Design Engineer

Strand Associates

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

OO

French Road Intersection & French Road Corridor

City of Appleton, Town of Grand Chute, Village of Little Chute

Project Description

Traffic study with possibility to implement intersection safety improvements. Intersection options may include signalization or restricting certain traffic movements.  The long term need and use of French Road between WIS 96 and County JJ is also being studied.

Project Status

Study is currently underway.  Consultant is analyzing traffic data and formulating recommendations.  Construction has not been scheduled.

Traffic Impacts

TBD

Design Engineer

RA Smith

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

U

I-41 to CTH S

Town of Kaukauna

Town of Lawrence, Brown County

Project Description

The highway is in need of wider paved lanes, paved shoulders, and flatter ditch slopes to meet current county highway design and safety standards.

Project Status

Project is in final design phase. Right-of-way acquisition and utility relocations are anticipated to begin in 2020.  Roadway reconstruction is currently scheduled for 2021.

Traffic Impacts

The highway will be closed to through traffic during construction with local access maintained.  Posted detour is anticipated to utilize I-41 and County S.

Design Engineer

Ayres Associates

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

County U Website

 

 

VV

WIS 55 to Holzer Road

Town of Seymour

Project Description

This improvement will reclaim the existing asphalt, reshape the road and repave with new asphalt.  In addition, culvert and ditch work will be completed to improve drainage.

Project Status

Project is currently under construction and anticipated to be complete in July 2020. 

Traffic Impacts

Roadway will be closed to traffic during construction.  Posted detour will utilize WIS 55, County G, and County Y.

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

 

Z

CTH HH (Ryan Street) to WIS 55 (Crooks Avenue)

Project Description

This project will improve the road surface by replacing the existing asphalt pavement and make improvements to curb and gutter, storm sewer, and sidewalks.  The existing water main will also be replaced by the City of Kaukauna under a separate contract.

Project Status

Water main construction is being completed in 2020. 

Roadway improvements are scheduled for construction in 2021. 

Traffic Impacts

Roadway will be closed to traffic with local access maintained.  Detour route TBD.

More Information

Capital Improvement Program

 

Future Highway Projects

For future year projects, check out the Highway portion of the Outagamie County Capital Improvement Program.

 

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

For information on state and US highway projects in Outagamie County, contact the Wisconsin Department of Transportation or click on their website pages linked here:

WisDOT Northeast Region Weekly Project Updates

WisDOT Northeast Region Highway Projects and Studies

WIS 15 Expansion (US 45 to Lily of the Valley Drive)

WIS 29 & CTH VV Interchange

WIS 47 Resurfacing

WIS 55 Improvements & CTH JJ Intersection

WIS 96 Reconstruction, City of Kaukauna

Municipalities

City of Appleton Projects 

City of Kaukauna Projects 

Town of Greenville Projects