Work Resumes on Highway 57 Project in Northern Door

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says work on the Highway 57 road project, from Baileys Harbor to Sister Bay, resumed Tuesday. The DOT says the contractor will work on the second layer of asphalt all the way to Canterbury lane. Highway 57 will remain open during the work. However, motorists will encounter flagging operations that may cause minor delays. The project on just under eight … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Project Progressing

Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Chad Shechik has provided an update on the Duluth Avenue street project. Shefchik says this week the contractor will be starting the storm sewer improvements at west Maple Street. Therefore, the intersection of west Maple and Duluth Avenue will be closed to all traffic. While the Maple Street intersection is closed, the west Oak Street intersection will remain open to local … Continue reading

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Bridge Cleaning in Sturgeon Bay Next Week

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that Sturgeon Bay’s three bridges will be closed on separate days next week for cleaning. The DOT says the closures, from 7AM to 3PM, are for washing out machinery spaces, bridge grates and decks. The plan calls for full closure of the Michigan Street Bridge on Monday, the Maple/Oregon Street Bridge on Tuesday, and the Bay View Bridge … Continue reading

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Resurfacing Project in Gibraltar Begins Monday

The Door County Highway Department will begin a road resurfacing project on Spring Road, from Peninsula Players to Wandering Road, in the Town of Gibraltar, on Monday. The work includes pulverizing the existing pavement, improving and widening the roadway base, excavating two segments of the road to improve vision, regrading, and resurfacing with hot mix asphalt pavement, gravel shouldering, and pavement marking. Limited access to … Continue reading

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Crews to Resume Highway 57 Road Work in Northern Door

Continuation of an eight mile road improvement project on Highway 57 in Door County is expected to begin on Wednesday, May 2nd. The project includes road resurfacing on 57 between Baileys Harbor and Sister Bay. Work this spring includes paving operations, shouldering, and pavement marking from the south County Q intersection to Canterbury Lane in Sister Bay. Highway 57 will remain open during all 2018 … Continue reading

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Bridge Inspections in Sturgeon Bay

The Green Bay office of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that it will conduct spring maintenance and bridge inspections next week in Door County. The schedule indicates that the Bayview and Maple/Oregon Street Bridges in Sturgeon Bay will be checked over on Tuesday, April 10th. Flagging operations are expected for the Bayview Bridge between 9 and 11AM. Single lane closures will take place … Continue reading

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Public Meeting on Highway 42 Project Wednesday

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has scheduled a public involvement meeting to discuss proposed work on Highway 42, from the Door/Kewaunee County line to the south junction of Highway 57 in Door County, for Wednesday at the Forestville Town Hall. The meeting, which runs from 5 to 6:30PM, features a brief presentation, followed by an open house format. Project improvements include milling and resurfacing of … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Project Begins Monday

A cooperative effort involving Door County, the City of Sturgeon Bay and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is about to launch the County C (Duluth Avenue) reconstruction project. The $3.5 million project, from Highway 42/57 north to west Elm Street in Sturgeon Bay, is expected to get underway on Monday. The prime contractor is Degroot, Incorporated of Green Bay. Chad Shechik, Sturgeon Bay City Engineer, … Continue reading

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Bridge Maintenance Scheduled to Avoid Tourist Season

The Department of Transportation does maintenance work on state bridges throughout the year, but for places like Door County, every effort is made to avoid the busy tourism season. The DOT’s Mark Kantola says the scheduling benefits everyone involved… Kantola says it’s hoped that the project on the Maple/Oregon Street Bridge next week will be completed in less than the four days allotted.

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Maple/Oregon Bridge Maintenance Next Week

The Maple/Oregon Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 8AM to 4PM next week, Monday through Thursday. The Green Bay office of the Department of Transportation says the bridge will continue to be open to marine traffic at all times. The daily closures are for planned maintenance to replace various shims under the bridge deck which are showing … Continue reading

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