2021 South Shore Drive

Improvement Projects Include:

  • A full reconstruct of South Shore Drive from Highway 50 to Bailey Road

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Town of Delavan Road Construction Updates

The Town of Delavan 2020 South Shore Drive Improvement Project is currently in the construction phase.  It began August of 2021.  The project will include a full reconstruction of the section of South Shore Drive from Highway 50 to Bailey Road.  Residents of the surrounding area have the option to sign up for our automated construction update text service or call the Hotline to receive the most recent construction update.

There was a Town of Delavan Public Information Meeting held at the Delavan Town Hall on April 12th, 2021 at 6:00PM.  Individuals were welcome to attend the meeting in person or through Zoom.  There was a presentation at the beginning of the meeting and then there was a Q&A session following.  Zoom participants were able to "Raise Hand" through the Zoom application and were able to get the questions in order, or they could submit their questions through the Zoom chat.  Information regarding this meeting is available below.

Construction Update #1

Wolf paving, Co. was awarded the 2021 South Shore Road Improvement Project.  They are set to begin the project August of 2021.  Starting August 6th, 2021, Wolf will begin cutting driveways along South Shore Drive to an appropriate distance to allow for a smooth entrance and exit onto and off of South Shore Drive.  The maximum distance any driveway will be cut back is to the Town of Delavan right-of-way line.  The section of driveway closest to South Shore Drive will then be removed, a stormwater culvert will be installed in designated locations, and then be covered temporarily with gravel.  Once the roadway is reconstructed and final paved, the driveway aprons will be paved to meet the remainder of the existing driveway.

The maximum amount of time any homeowner will not have access to their driveway is three to four hours.  All homeowner will be notified prior to beginning any work related to their driveway so that they have adiquate time to make any appropriate accomidations.

Construction Update #2 - August 30, 2021

The construction for the Town of Delavan 2021 South Shore Road Improvement Project continues with driveway removal and culvert installations. Driveway aprons will be removed and temporarily replaced with gravel. The section of South Shore Dr between Bailey Rd and Delmar Private beach will begin to be milled and removed. Local residents will still have access but the road will be closed to thru traffic.  If possible, please avoid the section of South Shore Dr from Bailey Rd to Delmar by coming from the North end of South Shore Dr.  Thank you.

Construction Update #3 - September 7, 2021

Asphalt milling will begin today on the section of South Shore Drive between Bailey Rd and Grassie Pl. This section of South Shore Drive will be temporarily closed to through traffic but a detour will be available. Local residents who live along the section of South Shore Drive from Bailey Rd to Grassie Pl will still have access to their driveways.  

Following the milling of South Shore Drive between Bailey Rd and Grassie Pl, the contractors will begin milling the section of Town Hall Rd between Hwy50 and 

Construction Update #4 - September 14, 2021

South Shore Drive road removal will continue from Wallis Ave to Grassie Pl.  Please use caution when rounding the corner near Delmar Beach. Roadway milling will continue from Grassie pl north along South Shore Drive.  The road will remain closed to thru traffic.  Local residents wil still have access to their homes.

Construction Update #5 - September 15, 2021

Milling and removal operations of South Shore Drive will continue from Grassie Pl to approximately 2343 South Shore Drive. South Shore Dirive will be closed to thru traffic but residents will still have access to their driveways. Please use caution while traveling South Shore Dr.

Construction Update #6 - September 26, 2021

An unrelated Wisconsin DOT project will close HWY 50 from Lake Lawn to County F North starting Monday for approximately 2 weeks. This will be a hard closure, no traffic through. The posted detour will be 67 to 43 and vice versa. Please plan accordingly for detour needs.

Construction Update #7 - September 27, 2021

Roadway milling and removal will continue along S Shore Dr this week from 1829 S Shore Dr to 1425 S Shore Dr. Please continue to use caution when traveling along S Shore Dr. The road will remain closed to thru traffic but local residents will still have access to their homes.

If, for some reason, you do not have access to your home for an extended period of time or you identify a health or safety concern while traveling along S Shore Dr, please reach out to our Project Hotline Phone Number at (262) 249-6544. Leave a message with your name, number, and brief description and we will get back to you as quickly as possible to get the issue resolved.

 

Construction Update #8 - October 5, 2021

Roadway removal will continue along S Shore Dr this week to Holig Ln.  Miscellaneous cross-culvert replacement will continue along S Shore Dr.  Please continue to use caution when traveling along S Shore Dr.  The road will remain closed to thru traffic but local residents will still have access to their homes.

If, for some reason, you do not have access to your home for an extended period of time or you identify a health or safety concern while traveling along S Shore Dr, please reach out to our Project Hotline Phone Number at (262) 249-6544.  Leave a message with your name, number, and brief description and we will get back to you as quickly as possible to get the issue resolved.

Construction Update #9 - October 14, 2021

Storm structures are being installed through the week and into next week at the Delmar Beach boat launch area. This will include work in the middle is the roadway. Please avoid the area if possible. If you need to get through, especially with trailers, please let us know as much in advance as possible so a clear path is provided.

Construction Update #10 - October 26, 2021

Storm structures will continue to be installed around the Delmar Beach boat launch. Ditching opertations will contine between Bailey Road and Delmar Beach boat launch.

Please continue to use caution while traveling along South Shore Drive. Thank you.

Town of Delavan - Public Information Meeting

  • Below is the presentations from the Public Information Meeting

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Project Locations

South Shore Drive

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