By RALPH ANSAMI
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said James Peterson Sons, Inc., of Medford, is the prime contractor for a $10.1 million U.S. 51 project that began this week with tree clearing.
The U.S. 51 construction work will begin in mid-March. The project will be between Rocky Run Road and Oneida County Y in Cassian and Hazelhurst.
—Reconstruct the highway.
—Lengthen existing passing lanes.
—Construct a new bridge over Rocky Run Creek.
A meeting to discuss the contractor’s sche...