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Resurfacing project on US 10 in Pierce County to start

Project includes adding centerline rumble strips, replacing culverts and upgrading guardrail

To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation system, Gov. Tony Evers has signed an $8.9 million contract_for a resurfacing project on US Highway 10 from County Road A southeast of Ellsworth to the east Pierce County line. Survey work and traffic control setup are anticipated to start Thursday, July 22, with actual construction starting Monday, July 26.

Monarch Paving Co. of Amery is the prime contractor. The pavement on this segment of US Highway10 is showing signs of deterioration. To extend its service life,_the Wisconsin Department (WisDOT) project consists of:

•Removing 3.25 inches of the existing pavement and replacing it with 3.25 inches of new asphalt.

•Adding centerline rumble strips.

•Replacing culverts.

•Upgrading guardrail.

During construction, US Highway 10 will remain open to traffic, but motorists can expect single-lane daytime closures controlled by flagging operations.

Construction is scheduled for completion in November._The schedule is dependent on favorable weather conditions and construction progress.

For more information regarding traffic impacts, transportation news and improvement project updates in Wisconsin’s Northwest region:

•Follow us on_ Twitter:_ @Wis-DOTnorthwest

•Visit the region’s 511 website:_ egion/northwest/

Submitted by WisDOT