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Construction Updates

We know that road construction can be frustrating, but we also know that the construction is a means to an end with safer and more efficient travel in the future. We are grateful that you are choosing to continue to stop and patronize Janesville's many businesses and hope that the information below is helpful as you plan your travels.

 

Current Updates:

 

The West Milwaukee Street construction project will be starting Monday, March 22nd. Keep checking back here for current updates. 

Jon Olinger | P.E. | Project Engineer

Batterman |  Engineering  |  Surveying |  Planning 

 2857 Bartells Drive  Beloit, WI 53511 

 Project Field Office: 608.554.3258 | Office: 608.365.4464  | Fax: 608.365.1850

 www.rhbatterman.com

 

 

STAGE 1 - W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction from River St. to Jackson St.
Anticipated Stage 1 construction completion: Early July 2021

 

 

A few changes to the remainder of this week’s work activities. 

5/5/21 – River St./W. Milwaukee St. intersection will be closed during the morning hours for excavation and stone placement, anticipated to re-open by mid-day.  Once River St. is back open the Jackson St./W. Milwaukee St. intersection will close for storm sewer work.

Sidewalk removal will start 5/5/21 morning in the 100 block of W. Milwaukee St., removal/stone placement will start tomorrow, forming and pouring concrete will start on Thursday.  Please let me know if you have any special access needs.  Thank you for your patience.

 

  • W. Milwaukee St. is closed between River St. and Jackson St.

o    The Jackson St. intersection will be closed Thursday 4/29/21, Friday 4/30/21 and Monday 5/3/21 for Watermain/Water Service work.  This is weather dependent and subject to change.  

o    The River St. intersection will be closed Tuesday 5/5/21 for excavation and aggregate placement.
o    See below for a schedule of remaining water service and watermain tie ins.

o    Sidewalk removal and replacement is anticipated to start next week Tuesday 5/4/21, starting on the South Side of Milwaukee St. from River St. towards Franklin St.

o    Sidewalk replacements are anticipated to be complete for ½ block at a time, starting with removal on Tuesday and Wednesday, then pouring concrete on Thursday and Friday.  Addresses affected by removal:  103, 105, 107, 111, 113, 115, 117, 119, 121 & 123 W. Milwaukee St. Please contact me if you have special access needs.

o    REMINDER - Parking in the South West section of the old Chase Bank parking lot has been converted to two-hour parking to help with customer-based parking needs during construction.
o    During the next weeks construction best North-South pedestrian crossings will be at River St. and Jackson St.
o    East-West sidewalk crosswalks will remain but will be offset to the north or south of the original location at the Franklin St. Intersection.

  • Construction Activities week of May 3rd

o    Watermain tie-ins will be complete on Monday 5/3.
o    Storm sewer installation will finish early next week.

o    Excavation and aggregate placement will start next week Tuesday and continue the rest of the week.  This includes the removal of sidewalk.

o    Concrete sidewalk work will begin on Wednesday with forming the sidewalk directly in front of store fronts, then concrete pouring operations will start Thursday and continue into Friday.

 

Water Service and Water Tie-In Schedule

Thursday, 4/29

  • Water Services at 209, 221

Friday, 4/30

  • North Franklin Street ML Connection (5:30am – 7:30am)
  • North Jackson Street ML Connection (7:30am – 1:00pm)

Monday, 5/3

  • South Jackson Street ML Connection (SALON OWNER REQUESTED MONDAY)

 

 

This is the weekly update for the W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction Project (River St. to Center Ave.)(Week of April 12th, 2021)

STAGE 1 - W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction from River St. to Jackson St.

  • W. Milwaukee St. is closed between River St. and Jackson St.

o    The Jackson St. intersection will be closed Monday for Watermain installation.  This is weather dependent and subject to change.  
o    Water services will be shut off late next week/early the week of 4/19.  This is weather dependent and subject to change.  More information will be distributed next week to inform all of shutdowns.
o    REMINDER - Parking in the South West section of the old Chase Bank parking lot has been converted to two-hour parking to help with customer-based parking needs during construction.
o    During the next weeks construction best North-South pedestrian crossings will be at River St. and Jackson St.
o    East-West sidewalk crosswalks will remain but will be offset to the north or south of the original location at the Franklin St. Intersection.

  • Construction Activities week of April 12th

o    Watermain installation will continue next week from Franklin St. To Jackson St.
o    Water service replacements are anticipated late next week to early the week of 4/19

o    Storm sewer installation will begin mid to late next week as testing is being completed on the watermain

 

 

This is the weekly update for the W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction Project (River St. to Center Ave.), 5990-00-81 (Week of April 5th, 2021)

STAGE 1 - W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction from River St. to Jackson St.
Anticipated Stage 1 construction completion: Early July 2021

  • W. Milwaukee St. is closed between River St. and Jackson St.

o    The River St. intersection will be partially closed Monday morning for the beginning of the Watermain installation.

o    Water services will be shut off starting Monday morning at 7:00 AM in both the 100 & 200 Block of W. Milwaukee St.  Anticipated to be turned back on by 3:00 PM or earlier. 

o    REMINDER - Parking in the old Chase Bank parking lot has been converted to two-hour parking to help with customer-based parking needs during construction.

o    During the next weeks construction best North-South pedestrian crossings will be at River St. and Jackson St.

o    East-West sidewalk crosswalks will remain but will be offset to the north or south of the original location at the Franklin St. Intersection.

  • Construction Activities Week of April 5th  

o    Watermain installation will start on Monday and continue for the next couple of weeks,

o    Water service outages will take place on Monday for the initial installation of the Watermain, next planned outages for the 100 & 200 block of W. Milwaukee St. will be during the week of 4/12 or the following week.

 

 

This is the weekly update for the W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction Project (River St. to Center Ave.), 5990-00-81 (Week of March 29th, 2021)

 

STAGE 1 - W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction from River St. to Jackson St.
Anticipated Stage 1 construction completion: Early July 2021

  • W. Milwaukee St. is closed between River St. and Jackson St.

o    The River St. intersection will be closed Monday morning for Pavement Removal, anticipated to re-open mid-day.

o    The Jackson St. intersection will be closed on Tuesday for Pavement Removal.

o    Parking in the old Chase Bank parking lot has been converted to two-hour parking to help with customer-based parking needs during construction.

o    During the next weeks construction best North-South pedestrian crossings will be at River St. and Jackson St.

o    East-West sidewalk crosswalks will remain but will be offset to the north or south of the original location.

  • Construction Activities Week of March 22nd

o    Pavement removal will start on Monday at River St., Crews will remove the asphalt in the two-block stretch, then remove the concrete.  This is anticipated to take the majority of the week.

o    Pavement removal will be from curb to curb leaving the sidewalk in place at all building fronts.

o    Pedestrian barricades will remain in place and North-South crosswalks will be maintained at River and Jackson St.

 

 

This is the weekly update for the W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction Project (River St. to Center Ave.), 5990-00-81 (Week of March 22nd, 2021)

STAGE 1 - W. Milwaukee St. Reconstruction from River St. to Jackson St.
Anticipated Stage 1 construction completion: Early July 2021

  • W. Milwaukee St. will close to through traffic starting Monday (3/22) between River St. and Jackson St.

o   Detour for W. Milwaukee St. will be N. Main St. to W. Centerway

o   Cross traffic maintained at River St. and Jackson St.

o   Any vehicles parked on Milwaukee St. will need to be moved by 6:00AM on Monday 3/22

o   Any personal/business items (Benches, Planters, Signs) will need to be removed from the sidewalk by Monday 3/22, these items can be placed temporarily again after next week.

  • Construction Activities Week of March 22nd

o   Milwaukee St. will close Monday 3/22

o   Utility removals, saw cutting, and erosion control installation is anticipated to start early in the week.

o   Utility Relocates will begin early next week and take most of the week.

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