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ROAD WORK: Clairemont Avenue $3.6M improvement project underway

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Eau Claire (WQOW) - Road work is underway on Clairemont Avenue.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the $3.6 million improvement project is for Clairemont Avenue (Highway 12) between Highway 312 and Craig Road.

DOT officials said portions of Clairemont Avenue will be reduced to a single lane during nighttime hours only (8 p.m.-6:30 a.m.). From Cameron Street to Craig Road, Clairemont Avenue will be reduced to two traffic lanes during the day and one traffic lane during nighttime hours. Intersections will be temporarily closed during weekend hours from Friday 8 p.m. to Monday 6:30 a.m.

As previously reported, the DOT told News 18 roughly 32,900 cars drive east bound on Clairemont Avenue and about 27,300 cars drive west bound each day. Crews plan to complete the project some time in October.


Posted on April 25, 2017:

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Road repairs originally scheduled for Thursday will be pushed to Monday, May 1.

News 18 spoke with a spokesperson from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, who said the delayed start date, originally scheduled for April 27, allows its contractor to get equipment and tools ready for the project. She said this week, you may see crews in the Clairemont Avenue area staging the road with construction cones and barrels for next week's road work.

The DOT said the $3.6 million improvement project is for Clairemont Avenue (Highway 12) between Highway 312 and Craig Road. DOT officials said the project will be funded with state transportation dollars to repair pavement, curb and gutter repair and replacements, as well as new signing and pavement markings.

According to the DOT spokesperson, there are roughly 32,900 cars that drive east bound on Clairemont Avenue and about 27,300 cars that drive west bound each day.


Posted on April 19, 2017:

Eau Claire (WQOW) - A well traveled highway in Eau Claire is scheduled for repairs starting Thursday, April 27. But ahead of repair work, road officials want to inform you about the improvements and what that will mean during your daily commute.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting on Wednesday to allow people to review project displays and project schedules for construction on Clairemont Avenue (Highway 12) between Highway 312 and Craig Road.

The DOT said the $3.6 million project, which is funded with state transportation dollars, includes pavement, curb and gutter repair and replacements, as well as new signing and pavement markings. 

On Wednesday, a spokesperson with the DOT told News 18 both east bound and west bound lanes on Clairemont Avenue will be repaired. She said every day, there are roughly 32,900 cars that drive east bound on Clairemont Avenue and about 27,300 cars that drive west bound.

Wednesday's informational meeting is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel, located at 2703 Craig Road in Eau Claire, in the Eau Claire Chippewa Room.

Repair work is scheduled to begin on Thursday, April 27 and expected to be completed in October.

DOT officials said portions of Clairemont Avenue will be reduced to a single lane during nighttime hours only (8 p.m.-6:30 a.m.). From Cameron Street to Craig Road, Clairemont Avenue will be reduced to two traffic lanes during the day and one traffic lane during nighttime hours. Intersections will be temporarily closed during weekend hours of Friday 8 p.m. to Monday 6:30 a.m.

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