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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Highway D to close Wednesday, Nov. 20, for culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway D in the Town of Paris will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 20, for an emergency culvert replacement.

The closure will affect the section of Highway D (172nd Avenue/45th Street/176th Avenue) between Highway K (60th Street) and...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

New traffic signals at Highway H and 65th Street to begin operation this week

Highway H and 65th Street traffic signal

New traffic signals at the intersection of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) and 65th Street in the City of Kenosha are scheduled to begin operating this week.

Kenosha County Highway Director Clement Abongwa said the signals will be activated Friday.

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Highway W closed due to erosion from Fox River

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Kenosha County would like to inform drivers that County Trunk Highway W (Fox River Road) is now closed in the 7700 block in the Town of Wheatland, due to the continued high water level of the Fox River causing roadside erosion.

A posted detour is in place ...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Resurfacing to begin on portion of Highway MB in Bristol

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The Kenosha County Division of Highways is set to begin work Tuesday, Sept. 10, on a resurfacing of Highway MB (152nd Avenue) between Highway Q (104th Street) and Highway WG (128th Street) in the Village of Bristol.

The road will remain open to traffic dur...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Portion of Highway MB to close July 31 for culvert replacement

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A culvert replacement will close a portion of Highway MB (152nd Avenue) in the Village of Bristol this Wednesday, July 31.

The closure will affect the stretch of road between Highway CJ (Horton Road) and Highway Q (104th Street).

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Highway News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Repaving, culvert work to affect two roads in Town of Brighton

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Two Kenosha County highways in the Town of Brighton will be affected by resurfacing and culvert work beginning the week of July 29.

  • Repaving of Highway X (240th Avenue) between Highway 142 (Burlington Road) and Highway JB (31st Street) is scheduled to begi...
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Highway News
Posted on: July 22, 2019

144th Avenue in Town of Paris to close July 25 for culvert replacement

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A culvert replacement will close 144th Avenue in the Town of Paris on Thursday, July 25.

The closure will affect the entire stretch of road, between Highway KR (First Street) and Highway A (Seventh Street).

This work by the Kenosha County Division of Highwa...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Highway KR to close long-term between Highway H, 100th Avenue

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A long-term closure of Highway KR (First Street) between Highway H (88th Avenue) and 100th Avenue in the Village of Somers is scheduled to begin the evening of Monday, July 22.

This closure is expected to continue for approximately one month. It is being s...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Portion of Highway F to close July 23 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway F (Bassett Road) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, July 23, between highways KD south (336th Avenue) and KD north (352nd Avenue) for a culvert replacement.

This work by the Kenosha County Division of Highways will be conducted weath...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Preliminary work to begin on installation of traffic signals at Highway H and 65th Street

Intersection of Highway H and 65th Street

Construction activity is scheduled to begin the week of July 15 on the installation of traffic signals at the intersection of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) and 65th Street in the City of Kenosha.

Crews will begin groundwork related to the project....

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Highway MB resurfacing work continues; full closure set for Sunday, July 14

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Resurfacing work on Kenosha County Highway MB in the Town of Paris will continue this week, with a full closure scheduled for Sunday, July 14.

This work will affect the stretch of Highway MB (152nd Avenue) between Highway N (38th Street) and Highway 142 (B...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Highway F to close at Highway 50 for summer-long utility, widening project

Looking south on Highway F from Highway 50

A short stretch of Kenosha County Highway F in the Village of Paddock Lake is scheduled to be closed to through traffic beginning Tuesday, July 2, and continuing until Oct. 8.

This closure affects the portion of Highway F (256th Avenue) starting at Highway...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Portion of Highway MB to be resurfaced in Town of Paris

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway MB (152nd Avenue) in the Town of Paris is scheduled to be resurfaced beginning later this week.

The area to be resurfaced spans from Highway K (60th Street) to Highway 142 (Burlington Road). Work is expected to begin thi...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Portion of Highway W in Salem Lakes to be resurfaced

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway W (Fox River Road) in the Village of Salem Lakes is scheduled to be resurfaced during the week of June 3, weather permitting.

This project involves the stretch of Highway W beginning at Highway F (93rd Street) and contin...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Highway MB to be closed May 21 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway MB (152nd Avenue) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, May 21, between Highway Q and Highway CJ in the Village of Bristol for a culvert replacement.

This work by the Kenosha County Division of Highways will be conducted weather permitt...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Highway Q to be closed May 7 for emergency culvert replacement

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Highway Q (104th Street/Winfield Road) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, May 7, between Highway 45 (Bristol Road) and Highway MB (160th Avenue) in the Village of Bristol for an emergency culvert replacement.

This work by the Kenosha County Division of Hig...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 4, 2019

Highway JF to close for railroad crossing reconstruction

Highway JF railroad crossing near 250th Avenue

A portion of Highway JF (119th Street) in Trevor will be closed for roughly 10 days beginning Thursday, May 9, for reconstruction of the Wisconsin Central Ltd./Canadian National Railway crossing west of 250th Avenue.

The closure at the crossing will be in ...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Highway A to close Wednesday for emergency culvert replacement

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Highway A (Seventh Street) is scheduled to be closed Wednesday, April 10, between Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) and Highway G (30th Avenue) in the Village of Somers.

The road is being closed for an emergency culvert replacement. This work by the Kenosha Coun...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Kenosha, Racine counties provide update on Highway KR project

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Today, leadership of Kenosha and Racine counties provided an update on the roadway improvement project for County Highway KR, including providing a timeline of upcoming committee considerations.

“Roadway improvements to County Highway KR remain i...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

State DOT answers FAQs on Highway KR expansion project

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has compiled answers to a list of frequently asked questions about the expansion of Highway KR. That document is available here.

While Highway KR is a shared Kenosha and Racine county trunk highway, this project i...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Highway L to be closed March 19 for crossing repairs

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The Union Pacific Railroad crossing on Kenosha County Highway L will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, for railroad repair work.

This crossing is located on Highway L (18th Street), just east of Highway EA (72nd Avenue), in the Village of ...

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Highway News
Posted on: January 12, 2019

Highways D, L to close short term for repairs

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Two sections of Kenosha County highways will be closed for repairs during the week of Jan. 14.

Highway D (176th Avenue) is scheduled to be closed Monday between highways K (60th Street) and N (38th Street) in the Town of Paris for an emergency culvert repl...

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Highway News
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Winter driving reminder: Snowplows require extra room to operate

Kenosha County snowplow

With another winter driving season already upon us, the Kenosha County Division of Highways reminds motorists to use extra caution when driving near snowplows.

Furthermore, drivers should consider staying off roadways whenever possible when winter storms m...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Highway L to close Wednesday, Oct. 17, for culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway L is scheduled to be closed Wednesday, Oct. 17, for a culvert replacement.

The closure will include the stretch of Highway L (18th Street) between 39th and 47th avenues in the City of Kenosha and the Village of Somers.

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Highway News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Highway A to close for culvert replacement in Paris

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A portion of Kenosha County Trunk Highway A is scheduled to be closed weather permitting on Monday, Oct. 15, for a culvert replacement in the Town of Paris.

The closure will affect the stretch of Highway A (Seventh Street) between Highway MB (136th Avenue)...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Resurfacing to begin on Highway MB in Town of Paris

Highway MB

A resurfacing project on Kenosha County Trunk Highway MB in the Town of Paris is set to begin Monday, Sept. 24, weather permitting.

The project includes the stretch of Highway MB (136th Avenue) between highways 142 (Burlington Road) and A (Seventh Street)....

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Highway News
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Kenosha County to host public hearing on Phase 1 of Highway S expansion

Highway S

The Kenosha County Department of Public Works will hold a public hearing later this month to discuss the location, design, and environmental aspects of the proposed improvements in Phase 1 of the Kenosha County Trunk Highway S expansion project.

Phase 1, a...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Portion of Highway W to close for road embankment project

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A road embankment stabilization project will cause a long-term closure on Kenosha County Trunk Highway W (Fox River Road) in the Village of Salem Lakes.

The closure – in the 8900 block of Highway W, just north of Highway F – is scheduled to begin Tuesday, ...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Highway E resurfacing work to begin Monday, July 23

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A resurfacing project on Kenosha County Trunk Highway E in the Village of Somers is set to begin Monday, July 23, weather permitting.

The project includes the area of Highway E (12th Street) between highways EA (72nd Avenue) and 31 (Green Bay Road). Comple...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Highway EA to close for emergency tile repair

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Kenosha County Highway EA (72nd Avenue) will be closed between highways KR and A on Thursday, July 12, for an emergency tile repair underneath the roadway.

Burlington-based Wanasek Corp. will be the contractor replacing the tile, with Kenosha County provid...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 29, 2018

I-94 project closures affect freeway access in northern Kenosha County

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A series of long-term closures that took effect this week will affect Interstate 94 users in Kenosha County.

This work is part of an I-94 expansion that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation accelerated recently.

The new closures include:

  • The I-94 south...
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Highway News
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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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

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

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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

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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 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

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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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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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