I-43 Rehabilitation Project begins next week in Ozaukee County
Nightly full closures begin August 5


August 1, 2018

(Ozaukee County) The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region office announces northbound and southbound I-43 nightly, full closures and daily single lane closures as part of the I-43 Rehabilitation Project to begin on August 5 in Ozaukee County. Project is scheduled for an early October completion.

Traffic impacts

Overnight hours: I-43 between WIS 32 and north Ozaukee County line will have various full freeway closures in one direction at a time.

Detour will be posted.

Daytime hours: I-43 between WIS 32 and north Ozaukee County line will have various interim single lane closures in both directions. Expect delays.

Changeable message signs will be used to advise the public of changing conditions.

Traffic impacts will be incorporated into the Wisconsin Lane Closure System on the 511 Wisconsin website at

The I-43 Rehabilitation Project is a $11.08 million project to improve 34 miles of I-43 mainline and interchange ramps from the WIS 32/County V to the north Ozaukee County line. The project will be utilizing a diamond grinding operation to remove a thin layer of the concrete pavement to improve ride quality. In addition, the project will repair shoulder edge drops and damaged beam guard, install a high-friction surface treatment at two curves and replace signing and pavement markings.

Construction details for this project will be provided on the Southeast Region Project website at Construction updates will begin the first week of construction.