WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAU) - Travelers in the Wausau area can expect some short-term delays on Highway 51 Monday and Tuesday.
Department of Transportation officials expect to close both the north and southbound lanes of the freeway for up to twenty minutes as a safety precaution during blasting operations.
The closures will be at 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. both days between Bridge Street and Decator Drive. There is also the possibility of additional closures at these same times Wednesday and Thursday.
Drivers on Highway 51 can also expect single lane closures from Lincoln County Highway S and Highway 8 starting Monday for pavement repair work.