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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, Governor Evers signed an $8.3 million contract to rehabilitate segments of WIS 50 west of I-94, from 125th Avenue to 236th Avenue, and from WIS 75 to County Road O, in Kenosha County. Work is scheduled to begin the week of April 5.

Zignego Company, Inc., is the prime contractor for the project and will implement the following:

Project Improvements 

  • Pavement repair and diamond grinding along 16 miles of WIS 50
  • Traffic signal improvements
  • Roadway shoulder replacement

What to Expect

  • One lane of traffic in each direction will be open during construction, while crews work under single-lane closures.

Construction is scheduled for completion by late fall 2021. The schedule is dependent on favorable weather conditions and construction progress. 

Looking for real time traffic information? Visit 511wi.gov to know before you go.

For more information regarding southeast region traffic impacts, transportation news and project updates:

Note: Project-related questions from the public should be directed to Ryan Cournoyer at 414-406-6953.

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