Highway 47 Construction – Burdick St/Hwy B: To:  Affected property owners Re-construction on Hwy 47 (Main St.) between Burdick St. and Hwy B is scheduled to begin on Monday April 29, 2024, the anticipated date for completion of the Village’s portion of the project to install new water mains and new sanitary sewer lines is August 30, 2024. Keep in mind that this timeframe does not include the State D.O.T.s portion of the work to repave the Hwy, while open to traffic with flag men. This portion of Hwy 47 will be closed to thru traffic during construction. The Hwy will remain open to local traffic for businesses and residents that live within the construction area, with occasional delays for construction equipment. The construction area will not be accessible from the North or South ends, but will be accessible from Birch St., Pine St. and Forest St.  The intersection at 47 & 54 at the stop lights and Main St. between Hwy 54 and Burdick St. will remain open at all times. Attached to this letter is a map showing the detour route and construction area, business owners can copy and distribute this map to their suppliers and customers.  Please see the village web site for future updates on the construction project: www.villageofblackcreek.com Please contact me if you have any questions, Thank you Steve Hackl Village of Black Creek Director of Public Works 920-419-5333

WIS 47 project public meeting and project design website in Outagamie County

Release Date: January 20, 2022

For more information, contact:

Mark Kantola, Regional Communications Manager

[email protected], (920) 492-4153

WIS 47 project public meeting and project design website in Outagamie County

Public comments open for proposed improvements between Black Creek and County Line

(Black Creek) The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region announces a design project website is now available to view proposed improvements on 8.1 miles of WIS 47 from Burdick Street in the village of Black Creek to the north Outagamie County line in the town of Cicero, Outagamie County, Wis. The website is available at https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/projects/by-region/ne/47blcreek/default.aspx. 

Included on the website is information to join the WIS 47 Project live virtual public involvement meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 25 to discuss the WIS 47 project with project engineers and provide comment. The meeting will be held via the Microsoft Teams virtual platform.

WIS 47 Virtual Public Involvement Meeting

  • 5 p.m., Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Participants can access the live meeting via computer browser or mobile device by clinking on the “Go to Meeting” link on the WIS 47 Project webpage.
    • There is also an option to join the virtual meeting via audio-only with a conference call phone number on the website. 

This is a resurfacing-level improvement that includes a mill and overlay of pavement, culvert and guardrail replacements, storm sewer repair and curb ramp work. Construction is expected in 2024. Traffic impacts included flagging operations and short-term detours.

The website includes maps of the project limits and location, proposed scope and schedule, traffic impacts, displays and exhibits, temporary business signing information for businesses in the work zone, a downloadable project information handout, and various methods for the public to provide comment.