Refinishing the median of the road and adding rumble strips is one of the key components of the Department of Transportation's project on Highway 16 between the Dells and Portage.
According to project supervisor Bill Strobel, the road shoulder height will be increased to help smooth the road out.
Work to fix the multitude of cracks and uneven surfacing begins in early May and will run through fall 2020.
Potholes such as these are numerous down the 14-mile stretch of highway 16 between the Dells and Portage.
Hazardous changes in elevation are a hallmark of Highway 16, prompting the $4.5 million construction project.
Heavy trucks travel eastbound on Highway 16 in preparation for the months-long project.
Cars travel down Highway 16, persisting through the poor road conditions until the project is complete.
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