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June 6, 2014

It's a common phrase around Wisconsin: There are two seasons: winter and road construction. This summer local municipalities are planning projects ranging from major overhauls to minor repaving and crack filling. Here's what you need to know about your local roads.

Town of Ashippun

Several projects are planned, including culvert replacement for Jefferson Road (1) at a cost of $12,850; asphalt seal coat for Alderly Heights subdivision (2) at a cost of $10,000; crack filling and road repair on Roosevelt Road (3) from Highway P east to Highway O and Franklin Road (4) from Lincoln Road south 800 feet to first culvert repair, at a cost of $165,989.

Only minor effects to drivers are expected. A timeline for the projects has not been determined.

Village of Chenequa

There are two road projects schedule for this year in the village of Chenequa.

There will be be major reconstruction and paving of Muscovy Road (5). The village will initially pay for the construction project, but property owners who have ingress and egress to their properties from the road will be later specially assessed 75 percent of the costs. Estimated project costs are $150,000.

Another estimated $50,000 will be spent repairing 600 feet of Pine Meadows Lane (6). The rest of the road is considered a private drive. Property owners will later be assessed for 75 percent of the cost of the project.

City of Delafield

About $205,000 will be spent on a series of road repair projects in the city of Delafield.

They include Oakwood Road and Stone Drive to near Timber Oak Circle (7), as well as Jaeckles Drive from Wisconsin Avenue to the city limits and Village Court from Wisconsin Avenue to Termini (8).

There will be spot repairs of pavement along Main Street along with brick paver crosswalk repair at Genesee and Main streets and brick paver crosswalk repair at Milwaukee and Canal streets (9).

Town of Delafield

There are two major projects slated for 2014. Bids have not yet been received on widening and resurfacing of about a mile of Cushing Park Road (10) and resurfacing about a mile of Hillcrest Drive (11) as well as replacing a culvert.

Village of Hartland

The following projects will be completed this summer by Payne & Dolan for $967,719:

Marquette Road (12) from Merton Avenue to Greenway Terrace will be pulverized and repaved in June. The road will remain open, but there will be delays.

Roads in the Blue Ridge subdivision (13), including Shelly Lane, Badger Drive, Eagle Pass and Crystal Drive, will be pulverized and repaved in June. The roads will remain open to local traffic.

Glenowen Drive, Rustic Lane and Forseth Drive (14) will be pulverized and repaved in July. The roads will remain open to local traffic.

Penbrook Way (15) from Oxford Drive to E. Imperial Drive will be pulverized and repaved in July. The roald will remain open, but there will be delays.

Pathways in Castle, Penbrook and Nottingham parks (16) will be widened to eight inches beginning in July and continuing into August.

Village of Lac La Belle

No projects are planned in the village.

Town of Lisbon

The town of Lisbon will perform basic road maintenance on a number of subdivision streets this summer.

The primary goal of the maintenance is crack filling.

The maintenance shouldn't delay drivers for more than a half-hour, and no major roads or high-traffic areas will close or suffer delays.

Traffic might slow or be restricted to one lane, but all the streets targeted for construction are in residential areas and have posted speed limits of 25 mph.

The construction will cost $350,000.

Town of Merton

About one mile of County Line Road (17) from West Shore Drive to the Oconomowoc River will be pulverized and repaved this summer. No bids have yet been accepted yet for the project, and its specific start time is unknown. The road will remain open to local traffic only.

Roads in the the Windwood subdivision (18) (Anderson Road, Windwood Drive, Windsong Court and Windrise Circle) will be stripped and resurfaced this summer. No bids have been accepted yet for the project, and its specific start time is unknown. The roads will remain open to local traffic only.

Village of Merton

Richter Road and Old Oak Lane in the Franchar Estates subdivision (19) will be milled and resurfaced in July. No bids have been accepted yet for the project. The roads will remain open to local traffic.

Village of Nashotah

No projects are planned in the village of Nashotah.

City of Oconomowoc

(20) The city of Oconomowoc plans to construct two new streets this summer in preparation for a new traffic light at Robruck Lane and South Highway 67. The city will reconfigure Robruck Drive as part of the plan, at a cost of $169,110. The city will spend another $209,805 to construct a new 425-foot street that will connect Robruck Lane to Lexington Drive. The state Department of Transportation is expected to construct a traffic light at Robruck Lane and Highway 67 sometime in 2015 or 2016.

The city will spend $202,735 to pulverize and repave four roads this summer, specifically: Jean Street, Marcella Street (21), Blake Street from Sherman Avenue to Lisbon Road, and Harvard Street from Roosevelt Avenue to Oakwood Avenue (22).

The city will spend $63,355 to remove and replace asphalt along the 400-foot length of Eastmans Alley (23).

East High Street (24) from Summit Avenue to South Lapham Street will be resurfaced at a cost of $306,596. The project also includes the installation of a new water main and new roadside curbs.

The city will spend $451,896 to install new roadside curbs and storm sewers on Locust Street (25) from Wisconsin Avenue to Lac La Belle Avenue. The sidewalk will also be replaced.

Town of Oconomowoc

McMahon Road (26) will be repaved, and Road Q (27) and Lake Drive (28) will have new overlays; the project bids total $232,619. Information on a timeline for the work was not available.

No road closures or detours are expected.

Village of Oconomowoc Lake

No projects are planned in the village.

City of Pewaukee

Construction will continue this summer on Green Road (29), which is being widened and reconstructed at a cost of $3.4 million. The project began last summer, and paving was expected to begin again June 3. The road will remain open to traffic.

Swan Road (30) from Lindsay Road to Highway 164/Pewaukee Road will be pulverized and repaved beginning in early June at a cost of $1.7 million. The road will be closed, but local traffic will be permitted entry.

Lakefield Drive (31) from Spring Creek Drive to Riverland Drive will be pulverized and repaved beginning in late June. An outlet road, Oak Spring Court, will also be pulverized and repaved, and a water main will be extended. The project will cost $600,000 and the roads will be closed except for local traffic.

Roads in the Rocky Point South subdivision (32), including Chicory Lane, Trillium Lane, Jocelyn Court and parts of Widflower Road, will be grinded and repaved in mid- to late-July. No bids have yet been accepted for the project, but only local traffic will be permitted entry while the roads are under construction.

Roads in the Five Fields subdivision (33), including Rough Hill Court, High Meadow Court, Old Farm Court and parts of Littlefield Court and Rough Hill Road will be ground and repaved in mid- to late-July. The project has not yet been bid out yet, but only local traffic will be permitted entry while the roads are under construction.

Village of Pewaukee

Lake Street (34) from Park Avenue to Prospect Avenue will be totally reconstructed in July at a cost of $400,000. The road will be closed, but local traffic will be permitted entry.

Tower Court (35) will be totally reconstructed in July at a cost of $200,000. The road will be closed, but local traffic will be permitted entry.

Village of Summit

No projects are planned.

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Junk in the Trunk Group Rummage Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 25, St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. Over 30 families selling new and used items. Fundraiser for the eighth grade Washington D.C. trip this spring. www.stjerome.org/index.php.
Petlicious Annual Halloween Costume Contest: 12-2 p.m. Oct. 26, Petlicious Dog Bakery & Pet Spa, 2217 Silvernail Road, Waukesha. For Elmbrook Humane Society. Judging for best pet/owner theme, best pet costumes also dog food demonstrations, treats for dogs and humans, doggy ice cream, raffles, rescue groups and vendors. $5 donation (262) 548-0923.
Kinder Oktoberfest: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25, Fowler Lake Park, N Oakwood Ave, Oconomowoc. Event is a celebration of German culture and cuisine and includes live music, games, and German treats such as brats, sausages, pretzels.
International Food Festival/Dinner: 4:30-7 p.m. Oct. 25, North Prairie United Methodist Church, 107 N. Main St., North Prairie. Sample seven ethnic foods. Dinner includes pie and beverage German potato salad and red cabbage, pasta shells, Greek salad, curry chicken, Swedish meatballs, pasties and pollo guisado. $10 adults, $9 seniors.

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