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WIS 55/160 improvements scheduled in Shawano County

June 5, 2014

Crews plan to begin improvements to WIS 55/160 between Shawano County S and Highview Road (Pulaski), on Monday, June 16.

Northeast Asphalt Inc. is the prime contractor for the $572,000 project. Crews will mill 2.88 miles of the existing pavement and overlay it with new asphalt. Improvements also include removing and installing culvert pipes.

Construction is currently scheduled for completion in late July 2014.

The highway will remain open to traffic during construction. Motorists can expect to encounter single lane closures and flagging operations during daylight hours.

One hundred percent of the project will be paid for with state transportation funds.

For more information, contact:
Kristin McHugh, WisDOT region communications manager
(715) 421-8380,



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