USH 18/151 Iowa County – Weekly Construction Update for week of October 28th

Contractors were successful in getting the first/binder layer of asphalt placed. They are currently working to place the second/surface layer.

For the week of October 28th, anticipated work includes:

Work in the westbound lanes:

  • Various lane closures for
    • shoulders
    • permanent pavement marking

Work in the eastbound lanes will shift daily for paving, typically working from the west towards the east:

  • Right/driving lane anticipated to be closed through Tuesday 10/28
  • CTH ID off and on ramp to be closed on Friday 10/25 for mainline surface
  • CTH ID off and on ramp to be closed on Tuesday 10/28 for surface
  • Left/passing lane anticipated to be closed Wednesday through Saturday for surface

NOTE that disruption will occur at side roads and median crossovers/intersections during surface paving.  Traffic looking to cross may be restricted for 10-15 minutes until the roller has passed.

The speed limit is reduced to 55mph throughout the work zone both eastbound and westbound

For more information, please visit the project website: