TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews to close highway near Neillsville during bridge replacement project

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NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Work to replace a bridge near Neillsville will have crews shutting down a highway starting early next month.

Clark County Emergency Management says crews will shut down a stretch of County Road H between State Highway 73 and County Road K on July 2. Workers will replace the Cawley Creek Bridge. The work is expected to be finished by August 28. That's when County Road H will likely re-open.

Signs will direct traffic in the area along State Highway 73 to County Road C to County Road K and back to County Road H. The county suggests planning extra time to drive through the area.
NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (CLARK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE) -- Clark County Highway H between State Highway 73 and County Highway K in Clark County will be closed for replacement of the Cawley Creek Bridge beginning on Wednesday July 2, 2014. The project is expected to be completed and the highway reopened on August 28, 2014. This closure will result in traffic being detoured around the construction project via State Highway 73 to County Highway C to County Highway K and back to County Highway H. Signage for the detour route will be posted. Motorists are asked to remain alert to increased traffic along the detour route as well as potential increased truck traffic associated with the construction project. County Highway H is a popular route for motorists travelling to and from the Marshfield area from central Clark County and the detour will result in the need to plan for extra time to get to and from their destinations.

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