Highway 151 Down To One Lane Between Columbus and East Bristol

(Columbus) Traffic on Highway 151 near Columbus will be impacted beginning Monday as upkeep work begins on several overpasses. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says 151 will be down to one lane in each direction between East Bristol and Columbus in Dane and Columbia counties. They say crews will be painting three structures over the highway near Exit 111 by County Road V, County Road K/Western Avenue and Exit 115 near Highway 73. The northbound Highway 73 ramp to 151 will also be closed beginning Monday until mid-July. Work on the County Road V bridge over 151 is expected to close the highway between the interchange ramps starting in mid-July until mid-August. DOT officials say the bridge’s joints need replacing. All work operations and closures are weather dependent and subject to change.