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Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   WisDOT Soliciting Bids For Culvert Project On Foxconn Local Roads Bids Due August 14, 2018

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is advertising bidding opportunities for a project to build a box culvert for the future Wisconn Valley Way and replace the box culvert on CR-KR.

This contract is preparatory work to install drainage structures in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stream and migratory bird limitation timeframes. Installing these culverts ahead of the roadway projects protects area resources, leverages adjacent road construction closures and facilitates next phase of roadway lets in late fall.

Contractors bidding for all WisDOT Foxconn development roads are expected to actively engage community workforce and businesses by submitting a workforce inclusionary plan.

Contractors should visit for information on any pre-bid workshops, letting dates and electronic plans. 

7/10/2018 4:22 PM (Updated 7/20/2018 11:29 AM)

Kane County Illinois logo   2018 Kane County Pavement Marking Program

The annual Kane County Pavement Marking Program work will begin the week of June 25, 2018,
weather permitting. The work shall include installation of urethane and paint pavement makings
onto 248 miles of County highways as indicated on the attached map. County policy is to apply
paint pavement markings annually on the majority of the County’s rural highways and the more
durable urethane pavement marking onto the high volume County highways. This pavement
marking project will improve the visibility of the lane markings for the motoring public. The
work is anticipated to be completed by the end of September, weather dependent.

Temporary daily lane closures will be required Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00
PM to accomplish this work. Please watch for workers, equipment on the roadway and shoulders,
anticipate increased travel times and exercise caution while traveling in freshly painted areas.

Questions or concerns may be directed to Ray Johnson at (630) 406-7356.

For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website.

Work Zone Safety Alert

Drivers in this project area should be prepared to reduce their speed, exercise caution, watch for
construction workers and construction vehicles entering or leaving the site, and obey flaggers and
other traffic control devices within the work zone.

Drivers should expect delays and may want to add additional time to their commutes and consider
the use of alternate routes while this work is completed.

KDOT reminds drivers that is illegal to talk on a cell phone or text while driving through a highway
construction work zone. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375.

Click this link to find out how Kane County Drivers can “make zero fatalities a reality.” 

6/20/2018 8:47 PM (Updated 6/20/2018 8:50 PM)

Keep Us Alive Drive 45 logo   Keep Us Alive Drive 45

Keep Us Alive Drive 45 is our commitment to keep workers and motorists safe in work zones. Each year, many people are killed in construction zone accidents, both commuters and workers. Please abide the posted speed limit in work zones. When workers are present, it's 45 M.P.H. - It's The Law.

Join us in our pledge to increase awareness and promote safe driving in our work zones by displaying an orange ribbon. Together we can make our roadways a safer place to commute and work. With your help, we can see to it that a construction zone is not an end zone.

8/21/2006 12:00 AM (Updated 1/21/2015 10:29 AM)
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