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Roundabout among 2021 road projects in Iron County

 

March 27, 2021

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

The U.S. 51 bridge over U.S. 2, seen here Friday, will be replaced by a roundabout this year. Work on the project is scheduled to start in May, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation regional construction preview released Thursday.

By RICHARD JENKINS

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HURLEY - The plan for this season's road work in Iron County, including the construction of the county's first roundabout, is beginning to take shape after the Wisconsin Department of Transportation released its first regional construction preview Thursday.

Work replacing the existing interchange between U.S. 2 and U.S. 51 with a roundabout is scheduled to begin in May and run through November, with holiday work restrictions expected for the Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends.

"Work will be done in stages to maintain through-tr...



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