EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire County will full a quantity of enhancement tasks Throughout the county this summer time.
Freeway Commissioner Jon Johnson said the tasks Ought to be fulld by The prime of the summer time And might principally entail pavement alternative and culvert repairs.
Johnson said The primary tasks the county will Think about this summer time are pavement alternatives and enhancement tasks.
The pavement alternative course of consists of recycling The prevailing asphalt, injecting the road with a silica-based mostly agent to strengthen the roadbed and paving new asphalt floor onto the roadway.
This course of Shall be carried out on Freeways V and O, between Augusta and the metropolis of Foster, and Freeway D, shut to the metropolis of Wilson. They are going to be fulld by The prime of the summer time.
The county will surpass its typical yrly objective of ending 16 miles of roadway reenhancement And might Instead full round 20 miles this yr.
That is barely Decrease than in 2021, when the county fulld 22 miles of enhancements.
Johnson attributes the slight mileage lower to value will enhance.
“We’re seeing some volatility in pricing with gasoline pricing going up and on value of supplies,” Johnson said.
The county has Needed To Scale again on the Freeway F enhancement enterprise As a Outcome of of budgetary constraints. The distinctive enterprise involved pavement alternative from Freeway 93 to Freeway HH.
This summer time, crews will full The enhancement of Freeway 93 to Freeway FF. The Reprimaryder of the enterprise Shall be fulld in 2023, with the pavement alternative of Freeway FF to Freeway HH.
Johnson said A lot of The enhancement tasks Occurring will solely have an effect on native go toors; however, there Shall be one enterprise Occurring on Freeway D That would set off go toors considerations.
The enterprise, falling between Freeway 27 to Freeway XX, Shall be greater and Would require greater ranges of enhancement.
“Which will be a enterprise that is being administered by the state that has federal funding,” Johnson said. “It is a extra in-depth enterprise the place we’re widening the roadway (and) enhancing the construction of the roadway.”
This enterprise Could have An monumental influence on the go toors and The general public Beset off It is going to be shutd for An prolonged Interval of time and Would require a detour Path to go Throughout the highway.
For extra information on road closures and enhancement updates, go to the Eau Claire County enhancement internet website.