Highway 44 In Western Fond du Lac County Re-Opens After Construction

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced yesterday that all major construction to improve 3.6 miles of Highway 44 from the Fond du Lac west county line to Highway 49 in the village of Fairwater, has been completed and the road is now open to traffic .

The $1.5 million project began on August 14, and finished on time and on budget.

This was a resurfacing level improvement that included milling and paving two inches of asphalt pavement, replacing three cross-drain culverts, extending one culvert, curb ramp upgrades, sidewalk, and landscaping.

The department says Improvements will reduce surface roughness and provide a smoother and safer ride for motorists.