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Posted on: July 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Highway 63 Reroute

Map of 2020 Detour on Highway 63 south of Highway 2

Segment of US 63 in Bayfield County to close for bridge replacement

Passenger vehicles to be detoured via County F and trucks via WIS 118, WIS 112 and US 2

Map of 2020 Detour on Highway 63 south of Highway 2

US 63 just south of US 2 and north of County F in Bayfield County will close Monday, July 6, for the replacement of the South Fish Creek Bridge.

The $1.56 million project includes:

  • Removing and replacing the South Fish Creek Bridge
  • Improving the structure’s vertical alignment
  • Putting down new aggregate base and shoulders
  • Paving US 63 on either side of the structure with new asphalt
  • Regrading abutment slopes

During the bridge closure, anticipated through September, motorists will be detoured using the following:

  • Passenger vehicles: County F.
  • Trucks: WIS 118, WIS 112 and US 2

For more information, contact:

Christena T. O’Brien, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 828-9471 or

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