WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) - Travelers will want to plan for a traffic delay at a Wausau construction zone Thursday. Department of Transportation officials will be stopping traffic on Highway 51 in both directions between Bridge Street and Decatur Drive at 10:00 a.m.
The road will be closed for about 20 minutes as a safety precaution while road crews blast rock for the new County Highways U and K interchange.
Motorists should drive with caution as the approach the work zone and be prepared to stop. DOT officials recommend using alternate routes at 10:00 a.m. or just plan to pass through this area before 10:00 a.m. or after 10:30 a.m..
The blasting schedule may change if weather conditions are not favorable.