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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Highway EM in Twin Lakes to be closed Oct. 11 for sewer repair

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Kenosha County Highway EM (South Lake Avenue) in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed at Lakeview Avenue on Monday, Oct. 11.

The village requested this closure to accommodate sewer repair work.

A posted detour will route drivers around the closure via L...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Highway Q/U intersection work to begin

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Reconstruction of the intersection of Kenosha County highways Q and U in the Village of Bristol is set to begin the week of Oct. 4, 2021.

Beginning Monday, Oct. 4, and continuing through late fall, Highway U (136th Avenue) will be closed for a short stretc...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Portion of Highway K to close Sept. 23 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) is scheduled to be closed between 104th Avenue and 94th Court the night of Thursday, Sept. 23, for a culvert replacement.

The closure is expected to run from roughly 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Drivers are urged to avoid this are...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Highway JB closed at Fox River bridge

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As of Thursday, Sept. 2, Kenosha County Highway JB (31st Street) is closed at the Fox River bridge about a quarter mile east of Highway 83 in the Town of Wheatland for emergency bridge repairs.

The scope of the work is pending based on engineering recommen...

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Highway News
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Highway C railroad crossing in Trevor to close for repairs

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The Canadian National Railway crossing on Kenosha County Highway C just east of 258th Court in Trevor will be closed for repairs for roughly one week beginning Monday, Aug. 9.

A posted detour is routing drivers around the closure via Highway JF (260th Aven...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Highway H reconstruction from 93rd Place to Bain Station Road now underway

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Work is now underway on the reconstruction of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) between 93rd Place and Bain Station Road in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

 A closure of Highway H to through traffic in this area began Tuesday, July 27, and i...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Virtual public meeting to focus on upcoming Highway H project

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An upcoming reconstruction of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) between 93rd Place and Bain Station Road in Pleasant Prairie will be the subject of a virtual public involvement meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22.

This project includes the addition...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Highway EM in Twin Lakes to close for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed in approximately the 2000 block for culvert repair work beginning Monday, July 19.

This work will take roughly a week to complete.

A posted detour will route driver...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 3, 2021

Kenosha County Highway S expansion progress continues

County Executive Jim Kreuser tours the Highway S reconstruction project

The largest county trunk highway project in Kenosha County’s history is continuing to make solid progress, county officials said today.

Work on the 3.6-mile expansion of Highway S between Highway 31 and the Interstate 94 East Frontage Road is ongoing, with...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Public meeting to be held on Highway N bridge replacement

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The upcoming replacement of a bridge on Highway N over Center Creek in the Town of Paris will be the subject of a virtual public involvement meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 14.

Work on this project is scheduled to begin later that week. The work zone is ...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

38th Street intersection to reopen; long-term closure on Highway S to resume

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The intersection of Kenosha County Highway S and 38th Street (formerly Highway N) is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. Monday, May 24.

At the same time, a long-term closure of Highway S from that intersection to the Interstate 94 East Frontage Road ...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Portion of Highway L to close for sanitary sewer work

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Kenosha County Highway L (18th Street) is scheduled to be closed to through traffic between 39th and 41st avenues beginning Tuesday, May 18, to allow for the installation of a sanitary sewer connection to a subdivision being developed nearby.

This work, to...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Virtual public meeting on Highway H project set for May 19

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This summer, Kenosha County will be reconstructing drainage and pavement improvements along Highway H (88th Avenue) from Highway 165 to the Illinois state line in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

Construction is expected to occur from mid-June through mid-...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

38th Street intersection with Highway S to close temporarily

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The intersection of Kenosha County Highway S and 38th Street (formerly Highway N) is scheduled to close to traffic for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, May 10.

During this intersection closure, Highway S will reopen to traffic between the Intersta...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 24, 2021

Kenosha County reminds motorists to drive safely during this road construction season

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With a new road construction season underway, Kenosha County urges drivers to slow down and pay attention in work zones.

The week of April 26-30, is Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, as designated by federal, state and local transportation agencies.&nbs...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Highway K improvement project scheduled for 2022

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The Kenosha County Department of Public Works, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, is planning improvements to the existing two-lane, rural Highway K (60th Street) roadway from 94th Court to the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.

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Highway News
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Highway NN to be closed April 21 for culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway NN (45th Street) in the towns of Brighton and Paris is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, April 21, for a culvert replacement.

This includes the area between Highway 45 (200th Avenue) and Highway EW (232nd Avenue).

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Highway News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Section of Highway D to close for culvert replacements

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway D in the Town of Paris will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, for culvert replacements.

The work area includes the stretch of Highway D (176th Avenue) between Highway N (38th Street) and Highway 142 (Burlin...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

State to conduct Highway 50 improvements west of I-94

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Work is set to begin the week of April 5 on a rehabilitation of segments of Highway 50 west of Interstate 94 in Kenosha County. Below is a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation:

To invest in Wisconsin's transportation system...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Long-term closure on Highway S to begin April 8

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A long-term closure of Kenosha County Highway S between Highway N (38th Street) and the Interstate 94 East Frontage Road is set to begin Thursday, April 8.

This closure is expected to continue through this fall, as crews work to construct the new Highway S...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Portion of Highway BB to close for gas main installation

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A section of Kenosha County Highway BB (Seventh Street) in the Town of Brighton will be closed for roughly a month beginning Thursday, April 1, as We Energies crews install a natural gas main down the westbound lane of the roadway.

The project area include...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Highway F Local Roads Improvement Project to begin in April

Kenosha County, in cooperation with the Village of Twin Lakes and the Town of Randall, will be improving portions of 89th Street (old Highway F), Karow Road and Pond Road beginning in April.

Dead-end cul-de-sacs will be constructed on each of these roadway...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Intermittent closures scheduled on Highway EM in Twin Lakes

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Intermittent closures are scheduled from March 29 through April 15 on Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) between Highway Z (Wilmot Avenue) and State Line Road (128th Street) in the Village of Twin Lakes.

These closures will accommodate a series of culvert r...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Kenosha County Highway S reconstruction work to resume

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Work on the reconstruction and expansion of Kenosha County Highway S is set to resume during the week of March 29, Kenosha County Highway Director Clement Abongwa announced today.

Once completed later this year, Highway S will be a four-lane, divided highw...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Public involvement meeting on Highway Q and U intersection improvements set for Feb. 18

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Proposed improvements to the intersection of Kenosha County highways Q and U in the Village of Bristol will be the subject of a virtual public involvement meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18.

The purpose of the proposed construction project is to addres...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Portion of Highway E closed for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway E (12th Street) is now closed in the 14900 block in the Town of Paris for a culvert replacement.

The road is closed to through traffic at the worksite. A posted detour is routing drivers around the closure via Highway MB (136th Avenu...

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Highway News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Portion of Highway B to close for utility project

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Kenosha County Highway B (288th Avenue) is scheduled to be closed to through traffic in the 900 block beginning Wednesday, Jan. 27, for a We Energies utility project.

Reopening of the road is expected by Friday, Jan. 29. A detour will be posted.

Another pro...

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Highway News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

UPDATED: Portion of Highway NN to close for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway NN (45th Street) will close in the 21200 block beginning Wednesday, Jan. 27, for a culvert replacement.

This work is expected to be completed by Friday, Jan. 29. 

Kenosha County is hiring a contractor to conduct the work, due...

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Highway News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Public involvement meeting on Highway C and U intersection improvements set for Jan. 21

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Proposed improvements to the intersection of Kenosha County highways C and U in the Village of Bristol will be the subject of a virtual public involvement meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21.

The purpose of the proposed construction project is to addres...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Section of Highway E to be closed Tuesday, Dec. 1, for emergency culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway E in the Town of Paris will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 1, for an emergency culvert replacement.

The closure includes the stretch of Highway E (12th Street) between 138th Avenue and Highway D (172nd Avenue).

Drivers are encou...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Portion of Highway S to close for railroad crossing work beginning Oct. 27

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Railroad crossing work will cause a roughly 10-day closure of a portion of Kenosha County Highway S beginning Tuesday, Oct. 27.

The stretch of Highway S between Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) and Highway H (88th Avenue) will be closed to through traffic durin...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

UPDATED: Stretch of Highway B to close for culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway B south of Silver Lake is expected to remain closed until approximately Thursday, Oct. 29, for the replacement of a large culvert.

The closure includes the stretch of Highway B (296th Avenue) between Highway F (Silver La...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Intersection of highways 31 and S to close overnight Thursday and Friday

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The intersection of highways 31 and S will be closed overnight this Thursday and Friday nights, Oct. 8 and 9, to accommodate paving work associated with the Kenosha County Highway S expansion project.

These closures are scheduled to be in effect from 9 p.m...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 19, 2020

Highway MB to close Sept. 21-23 for culvert replacements

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Kenosha County Highway MB (156th Avenue) will be closed between Highway K (60th Street) and 73rd Street on Monday, Sept. 21, through Wednesday, Sept. 23, for three separate culvert replacements.

The road will be closed from roughly 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each da...

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Highway News
Posted on: September 19, 2020

Overnight closures on Highway S set to begin Tuesday, Sept. 22

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Overnight closures on Kenosha County Highway S are set to begin Tuesday, Sept. 22, continuing for roughly one week.

The closures, to run from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, will include the stretch of Highway S between Highway EA (72nd Avenue) and Highway H (88th...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Long-term closure on Highway KR to begin Sept. 8

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Kenosha County Highway KR will be closed to through traffic between Highway H and Highway 31 beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8.

This long-term closure is to continue through fall 2022, while the Wisconsin Department of Transportation reconstructs and expands the ...

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Highway News
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Highway S project update: Temporary through-traffic closure to begin Aug. 25

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As the Kenosha County Highway S expansion project continues, a full closure to through traffic between highways 31 and H is set to begin Tuesday, Aug. 25.

This closure is expected to last for approximately 10 days, as crews construct a box culvert and othe...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Section of Highway D to be closed Aug. 12 for emergency culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway D in the Town of Paris will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 12, for an emergency culvert replacement.

The closure includes the stretch of Highway D (176th Avenue) between Highway N (38th Street) and Highway 142 (Burlington Roa...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Highway H to close just north of Highway 50 for Pleasant Prairie utility work

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway H will be closed for roughly a month beginning Aug. 3, as the Village of Pleasant Prairie installs new water mains in the area in advance of next year’s Highway 50 reconstruction project.

The closure includes t...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Portion of Highway E to close July 23-26 for railroad crossing work

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The Union Pacific Railroad crossing at Highway E, just west of Highway 32, will be closed July 23-26.

This will result in the closure of Highway E (12th Street) between Highway 32 (Sheridan Road) and Highway Y (22nd Avenue). The road will remain open to lo...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Section of Highway K to close July 13 for culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) will be closed Monday, July 13, for a culvert replacement.

The closure includes the stretch between Highway MB (152nd Avenue) and 128th Avenue. Drivers are encouraged to use Highway 50 as an east-west alt...

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Highway News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Highway S project update: Reconfigured Highway EA intersection now open

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The newly realigned intersection of Kenosha County Highway S (38th Street) and Highway EA (72nd Avenue) is now open to traffic, the Kenosha County Division of Highways announced today.

This comes as work continues on the overall Highway S project, which in...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Highway K resurfacing project to begin Monday, June 29

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The Kenosha County Division of Highways is scheduled on Monday, June 29, to begin a resurfacing project on Highway K (60th Street) between the Interstate 94 West Frontage Road and Highway 45 (200th Avenue).

This work could last until the end of July, depen...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Portion of Highway K to close June 25 for emergency culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) will be closed today, Thursday, June 25, for an emergency culvert replacement.

The closure includes the section of Highway K between highways W (328th Avenue) and B (288th Avenue).

Drivers are encouraged t...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Section of Highway JB to close Tuesday, June 16, for culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway JB in the Town of Brighton is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, June 16, for a culvert replacement.

The closure will affect the section of Highway JB (31st Street) between Highway PH (264th Avenue) and Highway B (288th Ave...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Highway S project update: Highway EA to close temporarily

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As work continues on Kenosha County’s Highway S expansion project, the intersection at Highway EA is set to close for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, June 15.

This closure is to accommodate an intersection realignment.

Those who need to ...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: June 6, 2020

New path and bridge alongside Highway C latest addition to Kenosha County’s multiuse trail system

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and other local officials gathered this morning to celebrate the formal opening of a new shared-use path alongside Highway C in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

The roughly mile-long multiuse trail runs from 114th Avenu...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Virtual public meeting on Highway F project is Tuesday, June 9

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A virtual public involvement meeting on the upcoming reconfiguration of a portion of Kenosha County Highway F will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 9.

This meeting is an opportunity for the public to learn more about the project and ask questions about the ...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Highway S reconstruction work now underway

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Work is now underway on the reconstruction and expansion of Highway S between the Interstate 94 East Frontage Road and Highway 31, Kenosha County Highway Director Clement Abongwa announced today.

This project, which will continue through late 2021, will re...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Bids sought for Phase 2 of Highway S expansion project

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Bids for Phase 2 of the Kenosha County Highway S expansion project (Amazon west driveway to Highway H) were accepted until 10 a.m. May 29, 2020.

View the advertisement for bids here.

View the project manual, including plans and specifications, here.

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Highway News
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Virtual public involvement meeting on Highway S to be held Wednesday, April 22

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A virtual public involvement meeting on the Kenosha County Highway S expansion project will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 22.

This meeting is an opportunity for the public to learn more about the expansion of Highway S into a four-lane, divided highwa...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Portion of Highway MB to close April 15 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway MB (156th Avenue) in the Village of Bristol will be closed between Highway K (60th Street) and 67th Street on Wednesday, April 15, for a culvert replacement.

This work by the Kenosha County Division of Highways will be conducted weat...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Two stretches of Highway K to close for culvert replacements

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Two closures are scheduled this week for culvert replacements on Highway K (60th Street) on the border of the Village of Bristol and the Town of Paris. 

The first closure, scheduled for Monday, April 13, includes the stretch of Highway K between H...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Portion of Highway K to close April 7 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) is scheduled to be closed between Highway MB (152nd Avenue) and 128th Avenue on Tuesday, April 7, for a culvert replacement.

This work by the Kenosha County Division of Highways will be conducted weather permitting an...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Highway E shared-use path information meeting canceled

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In light of recent recommendations from public health agencies regarding prevention of the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Kenosha County Division of Highways has cancelled the planned Public Information Meeting for the Highway E shared-use path pro...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Highway K to close just west of Highway 45 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) will be closed between highways 45 and EW beginning today, March 4, 2020, for a culvert replacement in the 20700 block.

This work is expected to take approximately three days, depending on weather conditions.

A posted ...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Portions of Highway D to close for culvert work during week of March 2

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The Kenosha County Division of Highways will close two sections of Highway D during the week of March 2 for culvert replacement work.

The affected sections are:

  • Highway D (184th Avenue) between highways K and 50 in the Village of Bristol (two culverts).
  • High...
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Highway News
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Highway EM to close Feb. 18 for culvert repair

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Kenosha County Highway EM in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed roughly 700 feet north of the Illinois state line for approximately one week beginning Feb. 18.

The closure is being scheduled to allow for the repair of rusting and failing culverts und...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Highway B to close for culvert replacement

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Highway B (288th Avenue) in the Town of Brighton is scheduled to be closed in roughly the 600 block during the week of Feb. 10 for a culvert replacement.

The work is expected to take about one week, depending upon weather conditions.

Drivers will be detoure...

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Highway News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Public information meeting set for Highway C shared-use path project

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Kenosha County, partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, is preparing to move forward with the construction of the County Trunk Highway C shared-use path between 114th Avenue and Bain Station Road in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

This...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Highway D to close Wednesday, Nov. 20, for culvert replacement

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway D in the Town of Paris will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 20, for an emergency culvert replacement.

The closure will affect the section of Highway D (172nd Avenue/45th Street/176th Avenue) between Highway K (60th Street) and...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Highway W closed due to erosion from Fox River

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Kenosha County would like to inform drivers that County Trunk Highway W (Fox River Road) is now closed in the 7700 block in the Town of Wheatland, due to the continued high water level of the Fox River causing roadside erosion.

A posted detour is in place ...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Residents, property owners reminded not to deposit snow on roadways

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The Kenosha County Division of Highways wishes to remind everyone that depositing the snow/ice you remove from your driveway onto the highway or highway shoulders is not only dangerous, but illegal.

Wisconsin Statute, 346.94(5), “Rules of the Road,” states...

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