Racine Street Utility Construction and Road Closures

Racine Street Utility Construction and Road Closures

Utility reconstruction work is anticipated to begin on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, on Racine Street from Third Street to Ninth Street.  Sanitary sewer, water main, overhead electric lines, and service laterals will be replaced this construction season in preparation of the full reconstruction of the Racine Street roadway and sidewalks in 2025.  The road will be closed to through traffic, and construction will be completed in two phases:

Phase 1:

  • Third Street to Seventh Street is tentatively scheduled to be under construction from mid-March to mid-June.  Once all utility work within Phase 1 is completed, the utility trenches will be patched in asphalt and reopened to traffic south of Seventh Street. 
  • Racine Street and Seventh Street intersection will remain open to vehicular and pedestrian traffic throughout Phase 1. 
  • Racine Street and Sixth Street intersection will be mostly open to east/west vehicular and pedestrian traffic, but there will be periods of closure when utilities are to be relayed through the intersection.  The intention would be to avoid the before and after school commute times as much as possible when closures at Racine Street and Sixth Street occur.

Phase 2:

  • Seventh Street to Ninth Street is tentatively scheduled to be under construction from mid-June to late August.  Upon commencement of Phase 2, there may be areas of overlap with Phase 1, but it is anticipated to be minimized to the extent possible.  Once all utility work within Phase 2 is completed, the utility trenches will be patched in asphalt and the road reopened to traffic. 
  • Racine Street and Seventh Street intersection will be closed throughout Phase 2. 
  • Racine Street and Ninth Street intersection will remain open to vehicular and pedestrian traffic throughout Phase 2. 
Please contact the City of Menasha Engineering Department at 920-967-3610 if you have any questions or concerns. 
Racine Street Truck Detour Route