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US 63 Safety Improvements - Fast facts
Shell Lake, Washburn County

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Map key - Thick orange line is the project overview/location. Blue tear drop with dot in center is the project limit.


US 63, from Woodyard Rd. to County B East, in Shell Lake, Washburn County.


  • We will conduct a pavement recondition project on US 63 in Washburn County next year.
  • Proposed work will include:
    • Widening paved shoulders
    • Right and left turn lanes at County D and Hill Top Rd.
    • Right turn lanes at Peterson Drive
    • Two-way-left-turn lane and pedestrian refuge Island configuration within Shell Lake
    • Pedestrian and bicycle path east of US 63 between Industrial Boulevard and County B East through Memorial Park
    • Side road, park, driveway, and sidewalk connections within Shell Lake

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  • April 2015 - Begin construction
  • October 2015 - Construction completion

Traffic impacts/Detours

  • US 63 will remain open to traffic for the majority of the project.
    • Short term detours may be used to complete utility work.
    • Short term intersection detours will be used on County D and County B East.


2015 Construction

Contact information

Phil Keppers, WisDOT Project Manager
(715) 395-3027

Chris Ouellette, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814

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

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Northwest Region, Superior Office
1701 N. 4th St.
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: (715) 392-7925
Fax: (715) 392-7863
TDD: (800) 590-1868
WI Telecommunications Relay System (TTY): 711
Email: nwr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov

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Last modified: September 12, 2014

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