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Highway 93 exit ramp tunnel closed for maintenance until October 15

The exit tunnel to Highway 93 from Highway 53 in Eau Claire will be closed from Monday, Sept....
The exit tunnel to Highway 93 from Highway 53 in Eau Claire will be closed from Monday, Sept. 27 until Friday, Oct. 15. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is servicing the lighting in the tunnel.(Wisconsin Department of Transportation)
Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 9:26 AM CDT
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Travelers in the Eau Claire area will be impacted by a road closure that is expected to last for nearly three weeks.

The Highway 93 exit ramp tunnel off of Highway 53 at the Highway 12/Highway 53 interchange will be closed as the Wisconsin Department of Transportation provides maintenance on the lighting in the tunnel from Monday, Sept. 27 until Friday, Oct. 15.

According to the DOT, traffic will be detoured along Highway 53 south to Interstate 94, where motorists can then exit onto Highway 93 from I-94. Other roads nearby, such as Clairemont Avenue and London Road, may experienced increase volume as travelers attempt to navigate around the tunnel closure.

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