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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Jan. 27, 2023, culvert project update

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Kenosha County’s annual culvert rehabilitation program is underway. Some schedules have changed due to weather conditions. Here’s a brief look at what will be happening in the immediate future:

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Highway News
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Highway W project meeting set for Feb. 7

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A public involvement meeting on a proposed improvement project on Kenosha County Highway W between the Illinois state line and Highway C will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Wilmot Union High School library.

The meeting will include a brie...

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Highway News
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Lane closure on Highway U scheduled for Jan. 17-18

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A single-lane closure on Kenosha County Highway U (136th Avenue) about a half mile south of Highway C (Wilmot Road) is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 17 and 18, as a water main crossing is installed for a private development in the area.

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Highway News
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Culvert replacements scheduled across Kenosha County

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Kenosha County’s spring 2023 culvert rehabilitation project will begin soon, causing lane closures and limited full closures on several roadways across the county.

The culvert replacement locations and projected times are as follows:

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Highway News
Posted on: December 26, 2022

Highway K year-end project update

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The project team has completed most of the 2022 reconstruction project on Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) near the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks.

Some electrical work will be ongoing throughout the winter months; however, Highway K will remain ope...

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Highway News
Posted on: December 16, 2022

Lane to close on Highway EM in Twin Lakes

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The right northbound lane of Highway EM (North Lake Avenue) at Estate Drive in Twin Lakes is scheduled to be closed for three days beginning Monday, Dec. 19.

This is to allow a utility company to install a fiber optic line within the right of way. The tota...

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Highway News
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Public meeting to focus on Highway W improvements

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Proposed improvements to Kenosha County Highway W between the Illinois state line and Highway C will be the subject of a public involvement meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15.

The open-house meeting will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Wilmot Union High School L...

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Highway News
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Overnight closures on Highway K set for Dec. 12, 13

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) is set to be closed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the evenings of Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 12 and 13.

This full closure includes the stretch of Highway K between Highway H (88th Avenue) and 77th Avenue, and is...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Highway Q closure set for Monday, Nov. 28

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Kenosha County Highway Q (104th Street) is scheduled to be closed in both directions between 122nd Avenue and Highway MB (152nd Avenue) on Monday, Nov. 28, while crews work to perform pavement markings.

Highway U (136th Avenue) will remain open to north-so...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 23, 2022

County reminds residents, property owners not to deposit snow on roadways

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With winter weather upon us, the Kenosha County Division of Highways is reminding people not to deposit snow and ice from driveways onto roadways and highway shoulders, and to use extra caution when driving near snowplows.

Blowing or plowing snow onto road...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Highway Q closure set for Tuesday, Nov. 22

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Kenosha County Highway Q (104th Street) is set to be closed between 122nd Avenue and Highway MB (152nd Avenue) on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

This closure, expected to last approximately one day, is to allow crews to perform asphalt paving and pavement markings in t...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Sheriff's Department responds to calls related to Nov. 17 winter weather

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On November 17th 2022 Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the following weather and traffic-related calls from 5:00 PM through Midnight:

  • 1 crash with injury
  • 11 property-damage crashes
  • 5 assist motorists

At this time there are no road clos...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Highway W railroad crossing to be closed Nov. 18 for emergency repair

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The Canadian National Railway crossing on Highway W (328th Avenue) just south of 45th Street in the Town of Wheatland will be closed Friday morning, Nov. 18, for an emergency track repair.

Drivers are encouraged to use Highway B (288th Avenue) as a north-s...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Portion of Highway Q to close for paving work

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Kenosha County Highway Q (104th Street) is scheduled to be closed in both directions between 122nd Avenue and Highway MB (152nd Avenue) for approximately two days beginning this Thursday, Nov. 17.

This is to allow for crews to perform asphalt paving and pa...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Highway Q to be closed Nov. 15 for paving operations

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway Q (104th Street) is scheduled to be closed in both directions for approximately four hours on Tuesday, Nov. 15, for paving operations.

The closure includes the section between Highway U (136th Avenue) and Highway MB (152...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Highway U to close near Highway Q intersection for paving work

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Kenosha County Highway U (136th Avenue) is scheduled to be closed near the Highway Q (104th Street) intersection on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 7 and 8, as crews perform asphalt paving work in the area.

Monday’s work will close the south side of the...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Portion of Highway U to close for paving work

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Kenosha County Highway U (136th Avenue) is scheduled to close to traffic just north of Highway Q (104th Street) for approximately two days beginning Wednesday, Nov. 2.

This is to allow for paving work associated with the ongoing reconstruction of the inter...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 27, 2022

Portion of Highway H to close for railroad crossing repairs

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Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) is scheduled to be closed just south of 95th Street in Pleasant Prairie beginning Monday, Oct. 31, for repairs to two nearby railroad crossings.

The closure is expected to last roughly five days. Access to businesses ...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Highway Q to be closed Oct. 16 for culvert work

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Kenosha County Highway Q (104th Street) is scheduled to be closed between Highway U (136th Avenue) and just east of Highway MB (152nd Avenue) on Wednesday, Oct. 26, for culvert crossing work.

The closure is expected to begin by 7 a.m. and continue for appr...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Highway L to close for private development work

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway L in the Village of Somers will be closed for several weeks beginning Thursday, Oct. 27, to accommodate the installation of two roads and the addition of a turn lane related to a private development.

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Highway News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Road repairs, Oct. 21 closure set on portion of Highway D

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation on Friday, Oct. 21, will begin road repairs on Kenosha County Highway D just north of Highway K in the Town of Paris, where there was a construction yard used for the Highway 50 reconstruction project.

A closure o...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Highway Q traffic to shift, Highway U to reopen Oct. 6

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A traffic shift and the end of a long-term closure at Kenosha County highways Q and U are set to take effect this Thursday, Oct. 6.

Traffic on Highway Q (104th Street) from just east of Uline Drive to just west of Highway U (136th Avenue) is scheduled to b...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Highway H traffic shift near Highway K to begin Sept. 27

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A traffic switch on Kenosha County Highway H associated with the reconstruction of Highway K is set to begin Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Traffic on Highway H (88th Avenue) near the Highway K (60th Street) intersection is scheduled to be shifted to the west, onto th...

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Highway News
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Pavement enhancements set for portion of Highway W

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Pavement enhancements will be performed on a portion of Kenosha County Highway W beginning Monday, Aug. 29.

This work includes the stretch of Highway W (304th Avenue/Fox River Road) between Highway F (93rd Street) and Highway C (113th Street) in the Villag...

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Highway News
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Highway Q traffic switch to begin Thursday, Aug. 11

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Beginning Thursday, Aug. 11, traffic on Kenosha County Highway Q (104th Street) from just east of Uline Drive to just west of Highway U (136th Avenue) is scheduled to be shifted to the south onto the eastbound lanes through late summer, while crews work t...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

94th Court intersection at Highway K to close as necessary for nearby construction

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Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 2, 94th Court at the intersection of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) is scheduled to be closed as necessary for the safety of workers and the traveling public, while crews work to reconstruct the roadway.

Drivers are encourag...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Highway NN repaving to begin Monday, July 25

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Repaving of Kenosha County Highway NN west of Highway 75 in the Town of Brighton is set to begin Monday, July 25, continuing for roughly two weeks.

The area to be paved includes Highway NN (52nd Street/312th Avenue) from Highway 75 (256th Avenue) to Highwa...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Highway MB bridge closure to begin July 25

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The Kenosha County Highway MB bridge over Center Creek in the Town of Paris will be closed for reconstruction beginning July 25 and continuing through late-September.

This bridge is located about a half mile north of Highway K (60th Street). Highway MB (15...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Overnight closures scheduled on Highway H July 18-20

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Overnight closures of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) are scheduled nightly Monday, July 18, through Wednesday, July 20, as crews install sanitary and storm sewer crossings near Highway K (60th Street).

Southbound access on Highway H will be availab...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Portion of Highway EM closed for emergency sinkhole repair

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed today — Wednesday, July 13 — for an emergency sinkhole repair.

The closure includes the portion of the road between Highway Z (Wil...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Highway MB bridge replacement to begin this month; meeting set for July 8

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The upcoming rehabilitation of the Highway MB (152nd Avenue) bridge over Center Creek in the Town of Paris will be the subject of a public information meeting on July 8.

This meeting will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Kenosha County Center at highways 45...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Highway F to be reduced to one lane at Fox River Bridge

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Kenosha County Highway F (Silver Lake Road) is scheduled to be reduced to one lane on the bridge over the Fox River beginning Tuesday, July 5, and continuing for approximately four weeks.

This closure is to allow crews to perform surface repairs to the bri...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Portion of Highway Y to close for natural gas main installation

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Kenosha County Highway Y (22nd Avenue) is scheduled to be closed at the Highway A (Seventh Street) intersection for up to two weeks beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, as We Energies works on the installation of a natural gas main in the area.

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Highway News
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Public information meeting set for 2023 Highway EM project

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A proposed rehabilitation of Kenosha County Highway EM in the Village of Twin Lakes will be the subject of a public information meeting on Tuesday, June 28.

The meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Twin Lakes Village Hall, 105 E. Main St. A brief p...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Overnight closure tonight (June 13) on Highway C in Pleasant Prairie

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Highway C will be closed overnight tonight — Monday, June 13 — in the construction zone between Bain Station Road and Highway H (88th Avenue) in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

This last-minute closure was necessitated by manhole adjus...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Portion of Highway C to close for resurfacing work

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Resurfacing work will cause daily closures on Kenosha County Highway C (Wilmot Road) between Bain Station Road and Highway H (88th Avenue) in the Village of Pleasant Prairie through the end of the week of June 13.

A full closure is in place Tuesday June 7,...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Punch list work being performed on Highway S

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There will be occasional construction activity on Kenosha County Highway S over the coming months, as contractors perform punch list repairs as a follow up to the reconstruction project that wrapped up in late 2021.

This work will involve periodic, tempora...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Closures scheduled on portions of highways F, V in Salem Lakes

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Portions of Kenosha County highways F and V in the Village of Salem Lakes will have closures beginning Monday, May 9.

Highway F (Silver Lake Road) will be closed at the Canadian National Railway crossing 0.4 miles of Highway B, to allow the railroad to rep...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Long-term closure on Highway K to begin week of May 9

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A long-term closure of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) between 94th Court and the Union Pacific Railroad crossing west of Indian Trail High School and Academy is set to begin during the week of May 9, continuing through fall.

The closure is to accom...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Highway U to close just north of Highway Q for intersection reconstruction

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As crews work to reconstruct the intersection of highways U and Q in the Village of Bristol, a short stretch of Highway U just north of the intersection is set to be closed May 5 through mid-summer.

Drivers are urged to detour around the closure via highwa...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

May 3 public meeting set to share information on Highway K expansion

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A public involvement meeting on this year's Kenosha County Highway K expansion work will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at Indian Trail High School and Academy, 6800 60th St., Kenosha.

The purpose of this meeting is to present the propos...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

UPDATED: Portion of Highway MB to close for bridge repairs

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Kenosha County Highway MB (160th Avenue) will be closed between highways 50 and C in the Village of Bristol for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, May 9, while crews work to repair the surface of the bridge over the Des Plaines River.

Drivers are ur...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Highway ML bridge rehabilitation to begin April 25

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Kenosha County Highway ML (122nd Street) in the immediate area of the Des Plaines River in the Village of Pleasant Prairie is scheduled to be reduced to one lane for approximately one week beginning Monday, April 25, while crews perform bridge surface rep...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Portion of Highway B to be closed April 21

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway BB (Seventh Street) in the Town of Brighton is scheduled to be closed Thursday, April 21, for a culvert replacement.

The closure includes the stretch of roadway between Highway J (312th Avenue) and Highway B (288th Avenu...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Work Zone Awareness Week a reminder to drive with care during construction season

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

This week — April 11-15 — is Work Zone Awareness Week, as designated by federal, s...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Portion of Highway A to close April 11 for water main installation

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway A in the Village of Somers will be closed on Monday, April 11, for a water main installation.

The one-day closure includes the section of Highway A (Seventh Street) between Highway Y (22nd Avenue) and 13th Avenue.

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Highway CJ to have closures March 28-31 for culvert replacements

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Kenosha County Highway CJ (Horton Road) in the Village of Bristol will have daily and nightly closures from Monday, March 28, through Thursday, March 31.

The closures are to accommodate multiple culvert replacements. The road will not be passable at worksi...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Portion of Highway L to close for overnight water main work

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Water main installations related to a private development in the area are scheduled to close a portion of Kenosha County Highway L (18th Street) in the Village of Somers during the overnight hours for four nights beginning Monday, March 28.

The worksite is...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Highway WG bridge pile-driving operations to begin March 21

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Daytime pile-driving operations on the Kenosha County Highway WG (128th Street) bridge over the Dutch Gap Canal in the Village of Bristol are scheduled to begin Monday, March 21, continuing for approximately two weeks.

Businesses and residents should be aw...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Portion of Highway NN to close March 21-24 for culvert replacements

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway NN (52nd Street/312th Avenue) in the Town of Brighton will have daily road closures Monday, March 21, through Thursday, March 24.

This includes the section between highways K and B.

The closures are to accommodat...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Emergency railroad repair work to close Highway W near 45th St.

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Emergency railroad repair work will close Highway W (328th Avenue) at the Canadian National crossing just south of 45th Street in the Town of Wheatland for much of the week of Feb. 21.

The crossing is scheduled to close at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, and is e...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Bridge reconstruction to close portion of Highway WG through mid-summer

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Reconstruction of the Kenosha County Highway WG (128th Street) bridge over the Dutch Gap Canal in the Village of Bristol will close the roadway beginning the week of Feb. 21 and continuing through mid-summer.

The closure will include the portion of Highway...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Portion of Highway A to close Feb. 14 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway A (Seventh Street) in the Village of Somers will be closed in the 3900 block for approximately five days beginning Monday, Feb. 14.

This is to accommodate a culvert replacement. The road will be impassible at the worksite.

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Highway News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Portions of Highway K to close beginning Feb. 14 for culvert replacements

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Portions of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) will be closed for approximately five days beginning Monday, Feb. 14, for two culvert replacements.

The first replacement location is just west of Highway EW; the second is just east of 239th Avenue, and w...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Portion of Highway K to close Feb. 7 for culvert repair

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) is scheduled to be closed for approximately five days beginning Monday, Feb. 7, for a culvert replacement.

The closure location is approximately one mile west of Highway 45, in the 21600 block of Highway ...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Section of Highway N to be designated as Class B highway

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The portion of Kenosha County Trunk Highway N (38th Street) between Highway 45 (200th Avenue) and 128th Avenue in the Town of Paris is being reclassified as a Class B highway effective the week of Feb. 7, 2022.

Under Wisconsin Statute 348.16, the Class B d...

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Highway News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

County reminds residents, property owners not to deposit snow on roadways

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With snow cover finally here — and here to stay for the foreseeable future — the Kenosha County Division of Highways is reminding people not to deposit snow and ice from driveways onto roadways and highway shoulders.

Doing so is both da...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Rail crossing repair to close portion of Highway H on Dec. 7

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Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) is scheduled to be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the railroad spur crossing about 1,000 feet south of 95th Street in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

This one-day closure is to allow for a private firm to conduct repa...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Dec. 1 public meeting to focus on proposed roundabout at highways A, Y

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The public is invited to a Dec. 1 public involvement meeting to discuss proposed improvements at the intersection of Kenosha County highways A (Seventh Street) and Y (22nd Avenue) in the Village of Somers.

This meeting will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the ...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Portion of Highway L to be closed Nov. 9 for pavement repair

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway L (18th Street) in the Village of Somers will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, for an emergency pavement repair.

This closure will allow for the repair of asphalt at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing th...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Periodic lane closures on Highway K to continue into spring 2022

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Occasional lane closures will occur on Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) between 94th Court and the Indian Trail High School entrance over the next several months, to accommodate utility work in anticipation of a Highway K reconstruction project to b...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Kenosha County celebrates completion of Highway S expansion

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County Executive Jim Kreuser joined other local, county and state officials today in celebrating the completion of the largest county trunk highway project in Kenosha County’s history.

The Highway S expansion project, now substantially complete, involved t...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Portion of Highway H to be closed Wednesday, Nov. 3, for Somers utility project

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As part of an ongoing utility project in the Village of Somers, County Trunk Highway H will be closed for part of the day Wednesday, Nov. 3.

A contractor working for the village will be installing a sanitary sewer line beneath Highway H (88th Avenue) in ap...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Kenosha County cuts ribbon on newly rebuilt Highway H in Pleasant Prairie

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and others cut the ribbon today on a recently revamped section of Highway H in Pleasant Prairie.

The nearly-mile-long reconstruction of Highway H (88th Avenue) between 93rd Place and Bain Station Road included the addit...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Highway EM in Twin Lakes to be closed Oct. 11 for sewer repair

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Kenosha County Highway EM (South Lake Avenue) in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed at Lakeview Avenue on Monday, Oct. 11.

The village requested this closure to accommodate sewer repair work.

A posted detour will route drivers around the closure via L...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Highway Q/U intersection work to begin

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Reconstruction of the intersection of Kenosha County highways Q and U in the Village of Bristol is set to begin the week of Oct. 4, 2021.

Beginning Monday, Oct. 4, and continuing through late fall, Highway U (136th Avenue) will be closed for a short stretc...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Portion of Highway K to close Sept. 23 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) is scheduled to be closed between 104th Avenue and 94th Court the night of Thursday, Sept. 23, for a culvert replacement.

The closure is expected to run from roughly 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Drivers are urged to avoid this are...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Highway JB closed at Fox River bridge

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As of Thursday, Sept. 2, Kenosha County Highway JB (31st Street) is closed at the Fox River bridge about a quarter mile east of Highway 83 in the Town of Wheatland for emergency bridge repairs.

The scope of the work is pending based on engineering recommen...

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Highway News
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Highway C railroad crossing in Trevor to close for repairs

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The Canadian National Railway crossing on Kenosha County Highway C just east of 258th Court in Trevor will be closed for repairs for roughly one week beginning Monday, Aug. 9.

A posted detour is routing drivers around the closure via Highway JF (260th Aven...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Highway H reconstruction from 93rd Place to Bain Station Road now underway

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Work is now underway on the reconstruction of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) between 93rd Place and Bain Station Road in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

 A closure of Highway H to through traffic in this area began Tuesday, July 27, and i...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Virtual public meeting to focus on upcoming Highway H project

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An upcoming reconstruction of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) between 93rd Place and Bain Station Road in Pleasant Prairie will be the subject of a virtual public involvement meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22.

This project includes the addition...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Highway EM in Twin Lakes to close for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed in approximately the 2000 block for culvert repair work beginning Monday, July 19.

This work will take roughly a week to complete.

A posted detour will route driver...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 3, 2021

Kenosha County Highway S expansion progress continues

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The largest county trunk highway project in Kenosha County’s history is continuing to make solid progress, county officials said today.

Work on the 3.6-mile expansion of Highway S between Highway 31 and the Interstate 94 East Frontage Road is ongoing, with...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Public meeting to be held on Highway N bridge replacement

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The upcoming replacement of a bridge on Highway N over Center Creek in the Town of Paris will be the subject of a virtual public involvement meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 14.

Work on this project is scheduled to begin later that week. The work zone is ...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

38th Street intersection to reopen; long-term closure on Highway S to resume

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The intersection of Kenosha County Highway S and 38th Street (formerly Highway N) is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. Monday, May 24.

At the same time, a long-term closure of Highway S from that intersection to the Interstate 94 East Frontage Road ...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Portion of Highway L to close for sanitary sewer work

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Kenosha County Highway L (18th Street) is scheduled to be closed to through traffic between 39th and 41st avenues beginning Tuesday, May 18, to allow for the installation of a sanitary sewer connection to a subdivision being developed nearby.

This work, to...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Virtual public meeting on Highway H project set for May 19

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This summer, Kenosha County will be reconstructing drainage and pavement improvements along Highway H (88th Avenue) from Highway 165 to the Illinois state line in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

Construction is expected to occur from mid-June through mid-...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

38th Street intersection with Highway S to close temporarily

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The intersection of Kenosha County Highway S and 38th Street (formerly Highway N) is scheduled to close to traffic for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, May 10.

During this intersection closure, Highway S will reopen to traffic between the Intersta...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 24, 2021

Kenosha County reminds motorists to drive safely during this road construction season

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

The week of April 26-30, is Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, as designated by federal, state and local transportation agencies.&nbs...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Highway K improvement project scheduled for 2022

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The Kenosha County Department of Public Works, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, is planning improvements to the existing two-lane, rural Highway K (60th Street) roadway from 94th Court to the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Highway NN to be closed April 21 for culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway NN (45th Street) in the towns of Brighton and Paris is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, April 21, for a culvert replacement.

This includes the area between Highway 45 (200th Avenue) and Highway EW (232nd Avenue).

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Section of Highway D to close for culvert replacements

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway D in the Town of Paris will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, for culvert replacements.

The work area includes the stretch of Highway D (176th Avenue) between Highway N (38th Street) and Highway 142 (Burlin...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

State to conduct Highway 50 improvements west of I-94

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Work is set to begin the week of April 5 on a rehabilitation of segments of Highway 50 west of Interstate 94 in Kenosha County. Below is a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation:

To invest in Wisconsin's transportation system...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Long-term closure on Highway S to begin April 8

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A long-term closure of Kenosha County Highway S between Highway N (38th Street) and the Interstate 94 East Frontage Road is set to begin Thursday, April 8.

This closure is expected to continue through this fall, as crews work to construct the new Highway S...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Portion of Highway BB to close for gas main installation

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A section of Kenosha County Highway BB (Seventh Street) in the Town of Brighton will be closed for roughly a month beginning Thursday, April 1, as We Energies crews install a natural gas main down the westbound lane of the roadway.

The project area include...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Highway F Local Roads Improvement Project to begin in April

Kenosha County, in cooperation with the Village of Twin Lakes and the Town of Randall, will be improving portions of 89th Street (old Highway F), Karow Road and Pond Road beginning in April.

Dead-end cul-de-sacs will be constructed on each of these roadway...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Intermittent closures scheduled on Highway EM in Twin Lakes

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Intermittent closures are scheduled from March 29 through April 15 on Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) between Highway Z (Wilmot Avenue) and State Line Road (128th Street) in the Village of Twin Lakes.

These closures will accommodate a series of culvert r...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Kenosha County Highway S reconstruction work to resume

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Work on the reconstruction and expansion of Kenosha County Highway S is set to resume during the week of March 29, Kenosha County Highway Director Clement Abongwa announced today.

Once completed later this year, Highway S will be a four-lane, divided highw...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Public involvement meeting on Highway Q and U intersection improvements set for Feb. 18

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Proposed improvements to the intersection of Kenosha County highways Q and U in the Village of Bristol will be the subject of a virtual public involvement meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18.

The purpose of the proposed construction project is to addres...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Residents, property owners reminded not to deposit snow on roadways

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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 Road,” states...

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