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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Punch list work being performed on Highway S

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There will be occasional construction activity on Kenosha County Highway S over the coming months, as contractors perform punch list repairs as a follow up to the reconstruction project that wrapped up in late 2021.

This work will involve periodic, tempora...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Closures scheduled on portions of highways F, V in Salem Lakes

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Portions of Kenosha County highways F and V in the Village of Salem Lakes will have closures beginning Monday, May 9.

Highway F (Silver Lake Road) will be closed at the Canadian National Railway crossing 0.4 miles of Highway B, to allow the railroad to rep...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Long-term closure on Highway K to begin week of May 9

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A long-term closure of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) between 94th Court and the Union Pacific Railroad crossing west of Indian Trail High School and Academy is set to begin during the week of May 9, continuing through fall.

The closure is to accom...

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Highway News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Highway U to close just north of Highway Q for intersection reconstruction

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As crews work to reconstruct the intersection of highways U and Q in the Village of Bristol, a short stretch of Highway U just north of the intersection is set to be closed May 5 through mid-summer.

Drivers are urged to detour around the closure via highwa...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

May 3 public meeting set to share information on Highway K expansion

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A public involvement meeting on this year's Kenosha County Highway K expansion work will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at Indian Trail High School and Academy, 6800 60th St., Kenosha.

The purpose of this meeting is to present the propos...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

UPDATED: Portion of Highway MB to close for bridge repairs

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Kenosha County Highway MB (160th Avenue) will be closed between highways 50 and C in the Village of Bristol for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, May 9, while crews work to repair the surface of the bridge over the Des Plaines River.

Drivers are ur...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Highway ML bridge rehabilitation to begin April 25

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Kenosha County Highway ML (122nd Street) in the immediate area of the Des Plaines River in the Village of Pleasant Prairie is scheduled to be reduced to one lane for approximately one week beginning Monday, April 25, while crews perform bridge surface rep...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Portion of Highway B to be closed April 21

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway BB (Seventh Street) in the Town of Brighton is scheduled to be closed Thursday, April 21, for a culvert replacement.

The closure includes the stretch of roadway between Highway J (312th Avenue) and Highway B (288th Avenu...

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Highway News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Work Zone Awareness Week a reminder to drive with care during construction season

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

This week — April 11-15 — is Work Zone Awareness Week, as designated by federal, s...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Portion of Highway A to close April 11 for water main installation

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway A in the Village of Somers will be closed on Monday, April 11, for a water main installation.

The one-day closure includes the section of Highway A (Seventh Street) between Highway Y (22nd Avenue) and 13th Avenue.

A poste...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Highway CJ to have closures March 28-31 for culvert replacements

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Kenosha County Highway CJ (Horton Road) in the Village of Bristol will have daily and nightly closures from Monday, March 28, through Thursday, March 31.

The closures are to accommodate multiple culvert replacements. The road will not be passable at worksi...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Portion of Highway L to close for overnight water main work

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Water main installations related to a private development in the area are scheduled to close a portion of Kenosha County Highway L (18th Street) in the Village of Somers during the overnight hours for four nights beginning Monday, March 28.

The worksite is...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Highway WG bridge pile-driving operations to begin March 21

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Daytime pile-driving operations on the Kenosha County Highway WG (128th Street) bridge over the Dutch Gap Canal in the Village of Bristol are scheduled to begin Monday, March 21, continuing for approximately two weeks.

Businesses and residents should be aw...

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Highway News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Portion of Highway NN to close March 21-24 for culvert replacements

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway NN (52nd Street/312th Avenue) in the Town of Brighton will have daily road closures Monday, March 21, through Thursday, March 24.

This includes the section between highways K and B.

The closures are to accommodat...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Emergency railroad repair work to close Highway W near 45th St.

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Emergency railroad repair work will close Highway W (328th Avenue) at the Canadian National crossing just south of 45th Street in the Town of Wheatland for much of the week of Feb. 21.

The crossing is scheduled to close at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, and is e...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Bridge reconstruction to close portion of Highway WG through mid-summer

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Reconstruction of the Kenosha County Highway WG (128th Street) bridge over the Dutch Gap Canal in the Village of Bristol will close the roadway beginning the week of Feb. 21 and continuing through mid-summer.

The closure will include the portion of Highway...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Portion of Highway A to close Feb. 14 for culvert replacement

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Kenosha County Highway A (Seventh Street) in the Village of Somers will be closed in the 3900 block for approximately five days beginning Monday, Feb. 14.

This is to accommodate a culvert replacement. The road will be impassible at the worksite.

A detour wi...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Portions of Highway K to close beginning Feb. 14 for culvert replacements

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Portions of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) will be closed for approximately five days beginning Monday, Feb. 14, for two culvert replacements.

The first replacement location is just west of Highway EW; the second is just east of 239th Avenue, and w...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Portion of Highway K to close Feb. 7 for culvert repair

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) is scheduled to be closed for approximately five days beginning Monday, Feb. 7, for a culvert replacement.

The closure location is approximately one mile west of Highway 45, in the 21600 block of Highway ...

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Highway News
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Section of Highway N to be designated as Class B highway

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The portion of Kenosha County Trunk Highway N (38th Street) between Highway 45 (200th Avenue) and 128th Avenue in the Town of Paris is being reclassified as a Class B highway effective the week of Feb. 7, 2022.

Under Wisconsin Statute 348.16, the Class B d...

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Highway News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

County reminds residents, property owners not to deposit snow on roadways

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With snow cover finally here — and here to stay for the foreseeable future — the Kenosha County Division of Highways is reminding people not to deposit snow and ice from driveways onto roadways and highway shoulders.

Doing so is both da...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Rail crossing repair to close portion of Highway H on Dec. 7

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Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) is scheduled to be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the railroad spur crossing about 1,000 feet south of 95th Street in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

This one-day closure is to allow for a private firm to conduct repa...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Dec. 1 public meeting to focus on proposed roundabout at highways A, Y

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The public is invited to a Dec. 1 public involvement meeting to discuss proposed improvements at the intersection of Kenosha County highways A (Seventh Street) and Y (22nd Avenue) in the Village of Somers.

This meeting will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the ...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Portion of Highway L to be closed Nov. 9 for pavement repair

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A portion of Kenosha County Highway L (18th Street) in the Village of Somers will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, for an emergency pavement repair.

This closure will allow for the repair of asphalt at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing th...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Periodic lane closures on Highway K to continue into spring 2022

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Occasional lane closures will occur on Kenosha County Highway K (60th Street) between 94th Court and the Indian Trail High School entrance over the next several months, to accommodate utility work in anticipation of a Highway K reconstruction project to b...

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Highway News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Kenosha County celebrates completion of Highway S expansion

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County Executive Jim Kreuser joined other local, county and state officials today in celebrating the completion of the largest county trunk highway project in Kenosha County’s history.

The Highway S expansion project, now substantially complete, involved t...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Portion of Highway H to be closed Wednesday, Nov. 3, for Somers utility project

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As part of an ongoing utility project in the Village of Somers, County Trunk Highway H will be closed for part of the day Wednesday, Nov. 3.

A contractor working for the village will be installing a sanitary sewer line beneath Highway H (88th Avenue) in ap...

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Highway News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Kenosha County cuts ribbon on newly rebuilt Highway H in Pleasant Prairie

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and others cut the ribbon today on a recently revamped section of Highway H in Pleasant Prairie.

The nearly-mile-long reconstruction of Highway H (88th Avenue) between 93rd Place and Bain Station Road included the addit...

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View News Release Highway News
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

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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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View News Release Highway News
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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View News Release Highway News
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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View News Release Highway News
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: February 15, 2018

Residents, property owners reminded not to deposit snow on roadways

Snow on road

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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