The City of Rhinelander’s
sewer interceptor project will be ongoing throughout most of the summer of
2014. Ripco has been actively
communicating with city officials to evaluate the potential impact on you and
to ensure uninterrupted access to your credit union.
Please be aware of changing traffic patterns and increased
traffic in our Sutliff Avenue
parking lot, as our neighbors will likely be routed through our lot and sharing
our driveways. For your safety, we urge
you to drive slowly, back up carefully, and round corners with caution. Please keep your distance from the
construction equipment and do not enter the work zone or approach the
contractors or their vehicles.
We acknowledge the inconvenience this will be for our
members, and thank you in advance for your understanding and patience. Your membership is important to us, and we
will do everything in our power to minimize the negative impact of the
will the construction start?
A. The most
recent schedule we have shows work starting the week of April 27th.
See a copy
of their map and schedule here. LINK
to PDF. When we met with representatives from the City of
Rhinelander and the engineering
firm, we were advised that the schedule
is subject to change and can be impacted by weather, unexpected occurrences and outside forces.
Ripco’s main branch in Rhinelander (Sutliff Avenue) stay open throughout the
A. Yes. We have no plans to alter our business hours.
will we be able to get to and from Ripco when Sutliff Avenue is torn up?
A. The City of Rhinelander and the engineering firm have
assured us that they do not foresee
any periods of time when Ripco will be inaccessible. From Highway 8 West, turn onto Hwy 47 N, take a right
on Davenport Street and
turn right onto Sutliff. From Hwy 47 N, you can turn right onto River
Street to a right on Maple, a
left on Davenport and right on Sutliff. From other locations, come through Rhinelander
and cross the Davenport Street
Bridge then left on Sutliff.
they be closing the Davenport Street Bridge at some point too? Then what?
A. We have been
advised that although there are plans for brief closure of the Davenport
this will not occur until later in the summer, after Sutliff Avenue has
been re-opened to traffic.