The mission of the Bayfield County Highway Department is to provide safe and efficient transportation for the motoring public.

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Traffic Advisory

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Northwest Region | 1701 N. Fourth St., Superior, WI 54880 

(715) 392-7925 wisconsindot.gov

For immediate release: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

 For more information, contact:

Christena T. O’Brien, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 828-9471 or christena.obrien@dot.wi.gov

 Segment of US 63 in Bayfield County to close for bridge replacement

Passenger vehicles to be detoured via County F and trucks via WIS 118, WIS 112 and US 2

US 63 just south of US 2 and north of County F in Bayfield County will close Monday, July 6, for the replacement of the South Fish Creek Bridge.

The $1.56 million project includes:

  • · Removing and replacing the South Fish Creek Bridge
  • · Improving the structure’s vertical alignment
  • · Putting down new aggregate base and shoulders
  • · Paving US 63 on either side of the structure with new asphalt
  • · Regrading abutment slopes

During the bridge closure, anticipated through September, motorists will be detoured using the following:

  • · Passenger vehicles: County F.
  • · Trucks: WIS 118, WIS 112 and US 2.