"We will do whatever improvements necessary to make it safe and operable," he said. Hansen added that DOT will use barricades and signs to slow down traffic. Hansen said the DOT is in discussion with the town as to whether the road will remain a through road after the detour. While it is shown on county and town maps as a through road town officials said a resident cabled off the road several years ago creating the dead end.
"It will probably be nice when it is done, but in the meantime it's going to be a pain," said McDonough.