Getting between Algoma and Kewaunee will be a little trickier this summer, with the state Department of Transportation planning a series of bridge and culvert construction projects along state Highway 42.

The $1.757 million project replaces culverts along a 12.65-mile corridor and includes a new bridge over Three Mile Creek between Ninth Road and 10th Road, continuing in stages through October.

The work is scheduled to start north of Algoma on Monday (June 29), as crews begin what is described as critical pipe replacement north of the city near Roosevelt Road.

Traffic will be detoured up state Highway 54 to County Roads D and X through Thursday (July 2).

Starting July 6, Highway 42 will be closed from County O to County K. Flagging operations will take place from Duvall Street to County O.

The official detour will follow County O, County E and Highway 54 initially. Once the culvert work from County O to County D is completed, the detour will be modified to follow County D and County K.

In the fall, Highway 42 is scheduled to be closed from Greenfield Avenue to Door/Kewaunee County line, with a detour again following 54, D and X.

All dates are weather dependent. More details can be found at