The mission of the Florence County Highway Department is to efficiently construct and maintain the County Trunk Highway system and to maintain the State Highway system on a contract basis for the State of Wisconsin. Additionally, the department provides construction and maintenance service to other county departments and local units of government upon request.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2018, the construction project on County Rd N East of Aurora is almost complete, there are a few punch list items to be finalized. The road is now open to thru traffic but expect to see workers periodically finalizing the project. The remainder of the construction project in Aurora is complete.
TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2018, County Rd N from US 2 in Florence to the bridge in Aurora will be painted. Please use caution when traveling on County Rd N as there will be traffic delays and there will be wet paint on the roadway.
MONDAY, JULY 9, 2018, crews will be starting contruction on CTH N at Frazen Road and heading East towards Aurora. Road will be open to traffic. Travel is down to one lane, watch for flagers. Expect Delays! Blacktop is being turned to gravel, please reduce your speed in this area and watch for loose gravel.
ROAD CONSTRUCTION CTH N, AURORA, WI!!!!
Road construction will begin on CTH N, East of Aurora the week of July 2, 2018 and is expected to be complete the week of August 20, 2018. Construction of CTH N in Downtown Aurora and going West is expected to start the week of July 9, 2018 with an anticipated completion date of August 20, 2018. CTH N will be open to local traffic during construction but EXPECT DELAYS. If at all possible, consider an alternate route to avoid travel in this area.
Temporary County Highway Weight Restrictions REMOVED
Effective Monday, May 7, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. the seasonal weight restrictions on all County Trunk Highways (B, D, C, N, NN, and U) will be removed. This applys to County Trunk Highways ONLY! The individual municipalites are responsible for the Town Roads.
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Summer: 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
Winter: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
The following are highways we maintain:
Federal: US '2'/141
State: STH '70', '101',and '139'.
County: "N", "B", "C", "D", "U", and "NN"
Winter Road Procedures
State Highways will be plowed, salted or sanded as the DOT requires. In cases where the Florence County Highway Commissioner deems it necessary, they will orverride this policy. The Florence County Sheriff's Department will contact the Highway Department when they find unsafe conditions on the road.
Florence County's county trunk highways will be plowed, salted or sanded depending on location of the road and weather conditions. County Trunk Highways NN, N, B, and south half of U will be treated with salt as its primary way to clear snow and ice and County Trunk Highways C, D, and the north half of U will be treated with a sand/salt mixture. It is up to the Highway Commissioner (or supervisors that are designated) to use their judgement on when to plow and when to use sand or salt.
Mailboxes that are physically HIT by a plow or wing will be repaired or replaced by the Highway Department. Snow damage or non-standard mailboxes will not be repaired or replaced.