Governor Approves Emergency Contract For Sun Prairie Explosion Repairs

(Sun Prairie) Governor Scott Walker approved a one-million-24-thousand-dollar emergency contract to reconstruct the Highway 19/Main Street intersection in Sun Prairie.  The intersection was seriously damaged in a natural gas explosion on July 10th and a state of emergency was declared.  Walker called approval of the contract Friday “a major step” in Sun Prairie’s recovery.  Work is scheduled to being next week and is expected to be completed by the end of November.  The project includes new concrete pavement, curb, gutter and sidewalk replacement, new traffic signals, and decorative lighting.  Crews will also replace underground utilities.