Project Overview

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The project includes reconstructing 1.28 miles of WIS 16 (James Street) between Industrial Drive and River Road, in the city of Columbus. Reconstruction will include removing and replacing existing pavement, base course layer, sub-base layer, curb and gutter, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, sidewalk, pavement marking, permanent signing, street lighting, and traffic control signals.

Construction Schedule

• March 6, 2017 – October 20, 2017 – Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

• Access to residents and businesses on James Street will be maintained for local traffic at most times.

March – Early July 2017 (Stage 1)

• WIS 16 (James Street) between WIS 73 and River Road will be closed to through traffic. Traffic will be detoured using US 151 to WIS 33 to WIS 26.

• WIS 16 (James Street) between US 151 southbound ramps and Meister Drive will have a single lane closure eastbound and westbound to allow for construction of temporary median crossover.

• Industrial Drive and Dix Street will have shoulder closures to construct temporary widening.

• Intersection at WIS 16 and WIS 73 will be reduced to a single lane and controlled by temporary signals while each side of WIS 73 is reconstructed.

Early July – Late October 2017 (Stage 2 & 3)

• WIS 16 (James Street) from industrial Drive to WIS 73 will be closed to through traffic. Traffic will be detoured using US 151 to WIS 73.

• WIS 16 (James Street) traffic from US 151 to Industrial Drive will be shifted to WIS 16 westbound lanes, while the eastbound lanes of WIS 16 are being reconstructed (Stage 2).

• Dix Street will be reduced to a single lane in each direction while each side of the street is reconstructed (Stage 2).

• WIS 16 (James Street) traffic from US 151 to Industrial Drive will be shifted to WIS 16 eastbound lanes, while the westbound lanes of WIS 16 are being reconstructed (Stage 3).

• Industrial Drive will be reduced to a single lane in each direction while each side of the street is reconstructed (Stage 3).

October 2017 (Stage 4)

• WIS 16 (James Street) from US 151 southbound ramps to Meister Drive will have a single lane closure eastbound and westbound to allow for construction of median.

• Industrial Drive and Dix Street will have shoulder closures to reconstruct curb and gutter disturbed by construction.

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