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US 12 - Fast facts
Altoona, Eau Claire County

View NW, US 12, in Altoona, Eau Claire County in a larger map.
Map key - Thick orange line is the project overview/location. Blue tear drop with dot in center is the project limit.

Location

US 12, Otter Creek to 500 ft. west of Industrial Dr., in Altoona, Eau Claire County.

Overview

We are planning roadway improvements to US 12 in Altoona. The project will include the following changes:

  • Resurfacing road with new asphalt
  • Altering the median island on the US 12 bridge over Otter Creek to accommodate the extension of the westbound turn lane
  • Adding eastbound turn lanes on US 12 at Nottingham Way and Winchester Way
  • Replacing signs and guardrails

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Schedule

  • Work could begin in the fall of 2015 at the earliest but is scheduled for construction in the summer of 2016.

Traffic impacts/Detours

  • Traffic will remain open during the project with single lane closures during off-peak travel times.

Status/phase

2015 or 2016 Construction

Contact information

Chris Ouellette, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814
chris.ouellette@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Northwest Region, Eau Claire Office
718 W. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire WI
Phone (715) 836-2891 or toll-free (800) 991-5285
Fax: (715) 392-7863
WI Telecommunications Relay System (TTY): 711
Email: nwr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov

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Last modified: September 5, 2014

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