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Detour route changed for WIS 49 project in Fond du Lac County

June 2, 2014

Project beginning later this year

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region in Green Bay is announcing a detour route has been modified for an upcoming project on WIS 49 in Fond du Lac County. This change was necessary when the start date for the WisDOT project  was moved to earlier than originally planned and the original detour route would conflict with county road construction occurring at the same time.

This project, now scheduled to begin in late June or early July, will resurface approximately 7.3 miles of WIS 49 from County MMM (County Park Road) in Waupun to Clark Street just south of Brandon. During construction, the railroad crossing south of Brandon will also be replaced and updated.

For most of the project, the road will remain open with lane closures and flagging operations. It will be closed and detoured for 20 working days to allow for the railroad crossing to be repaired.

During this closure the signed detour route will be northbound US 151 to WIS 26 to WIS 23 to WIS 49. Southbound would be the reverse. WisDOT had announced the previous detour as County M and County T.

WisDOT will be announcing a construction start date in the next few weeks.

For more information, contact:
Kim Rudat, WisDOT regional communications manager
(920) 492-5743,



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