Madison
79° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Advertisement

$10.4 million project to close Highway 73 for 7 months

Published On: Apr 20 2014 11:13:01 AM CDT
road closed closure sign generic
MADISON, Wis. -

Highway 73 will be closed Tuesday to through traffic for a construction project that is expected to go through November, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation release.

Highway 73 from Interstate 39/90 to Highway 12/18 near Deerfield will be closed starting on Tuesday, officials said. During the project Highway 73 is closed to through traffic.

The $10.4 million project will require through drivers to use a signed detour route using Interstate 39/90 and Highway 12, according to the release.

The Highway 73 and Highway 106 intersection just north of the interstate will be reconstructed first and will be opened to traffic by early June, officials said. All lane restrictions and work operations are dependent on weather.

The construction project will improve roadway issues including poor pavement conditions, drainage issues, substandard vertical and horizontal alignment and intersection safety, according to the release.

Advertisement
  • American flag hanging down

    Memorial Day by the numbers

    Memorial Day is a time to reflect on those who've died in service to the country while also being widely considered the unofficial start to summer for many Americans. Take a look at the numbers behind the holiday.

  • American flag, soldier's hat, Memorial Day, Veterans Day

    Karen Barefoot/SXC

    Memorial Day: A history in pictures

    As you wrap up the holiday weekend, look back at the history of Memorial Day through old and new images.

  • Misconceptions - Underemployed

    freeimages.com

    Misconceptions about life after college

    Accenture surveyed around 1,000 student who are newly entering the job market for 2016, in addition to those who graduated within the last two years, Yahoo News reports.

    This year overall is looking bright for the class of 2016, but there is data that shows trends new grads shouldn't overlook.

Advertisement