Southern Door Road Work Begins Monday

A $3.7 million road construction project on eight miles of Highway 42, from County X at the Door/Kewaunee County line, to the south junction of Highway 42/57, south of Sturgeon Bay, begins Monday. According to the Department of Transportation, Highway 42 will remain open during construction work. The prime contractor is Northeast Asphalt of Greenville, Wisconsin. Work crews will mill off the existing asphalt surface … Continue reading

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Highway 42 Project Set to Begin in Northern Door

Governor Tony Evers has signed a $3.9 million contract to improve 6.5 miles of Highway 42 from Gibraltar Road, in the Town of Gibraltar, to Country Walk Drive in the Village of Sister Bay. Work is scheduled to begin on Tuesday of next week and finish in late October. The highway will remain open during construction using flagging operations. All construction will stop during the … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Road Work to Begin Later This Month

The latest word out of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation office in Green Bay is that the Highway 42 resurfacing project, from Gibraltar Road in the Town of Gibraltar to Country Walk Drive in Sister Bay, will get underway in late May. The DOT says it hopes to get the job done sometime in October and will call off work in July and August due … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Department Reminds Motorists to Obey Detours

The Door County Sheriff’s Office says it has received several reports of vehicles ignoring the detour route for the Village of Ephraim road construction project and are attempting to navigate the work zone. According to information posted on the department’s web site, the area is closed to “through traffic.” “Through traffic,” is defined as vehicles that do not have an origin or destination inside the … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Expected to be Re-Opened by End of Week

According to Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Chad Shefchik, planning for an upgrade to the Duluth Avenue corridor was being done as far back as 2011 and now the project is close to full completion. Shefchik says in the next few days the remainder of the landscaping restorations, sign installations, and, pavement markings will be completed. He says the contractor is expected to be removing the … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Project Nearing Completion

Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Chad Shefchik has provided another update on the Duluth Avenue project. The concrete work and rough grading has been completed. The second lift of asphalt is in, now what remains is pavement markings and sign installation. Some of this work is weather dependent. Meanwhile all drivers are reminded to stay off the road as long as the “road closed” signs are … Continue reading

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Michigan Street Bridge Will be Closed Monday

The Department of Transportation has announced that the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will be closed to all vehicle and foot traffic Monday, from 7AM to 3PM. The work could continue on Tuesday and Wednesday, if needed. The purpose of the project is to complete electrical repairs and painting. The Door County Highway Department will handle the closure and the DOT will be doing … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Project Expected to be Complete in August

The Duluth Avenue road project in Sturgeon Bay continues to show progress with projections indicating a completion date next month. In his latest update, City Engineer Chad ShefchiK says new curbing on Duluth, from south of west Oak Street to Maple Street, including the Maple Street realignment, has been completed. Shefchik says current work is focusing on the new sidewalks and driveway aprons throughout that … Continue reading

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Drivers Asked to Avoid Duluth Avenue in Sturgeon Bay

Drivers are being asked to avoid the Duluth Avenue construction zone in Sturgeon Bay for the time being. The north portions of the project are starting to look close to completion, but a lot of construction activities are going on in the area. Contractors have been reporting higher than expected traffic in the work zones. Because of safety concerns, motorists are being reminded to use … Continue reading

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Gas Line Relocation Continues on 5th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay

The Sturgeon Bay Municipal Services Department has provided an update on its north 5th Avenue road project, between Iowa and Georgia Streets. While gas line relocation work continues, the city street will be closed to through traffic from 7AM to 5PM on work days. The street will be open to traffic over the weekend and on the 4th of July. The gas line project is … Continue reading

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