County KK

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Straddling the Calumet County line with both Brown and Outagamie Counties, CTH-KK runs west from CTH-D at Hollandtown to the city of Appleton.

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County KK begins at County D south of Hollandtown. It follows a county line for most of its length, except a short stretch of John Street in Appleton. The jurisdiction of who maintains the road switches every few miles. Brown County maintains this stretch, and the road also borders Calumet County here. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Amid open farm land, County KK passes just south of the Brown/Outagamie County line, which lies to the right in this scene. Calumet County maintains this section of County KK, and is located to the left. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Brant St. John Road leads south from CTH-KK to the small unincorporated community of Dundas. Only town roads serve the community. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Continuing west across agricultural areas on County KK after Brant St. John Road. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Next in line for westbound motorists on County KK is the intersection with County GG (Military Road). This road is part of the larger Military Road that was constructed in the early 1800s between Prairie Du Chien and Green Bay. Photo taken 03/28/16.
County KK is maintained by Outagamie County at this point as the rural highway leaves the junction with County GG. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Just west of Wisconsin International Raceway, County KK and Wis 55 come together in an industrial area at a roundabout. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Exiting the roundabout, CTH-KK passes along the southern outskirts of Kaukauna. Wis 55 leads north through the city while southbound heads to Sherwood. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Confirming marker for Outagamie County KK posted after Wis 55. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Guide sign informing motorists that Darboy is two miles ahead along County KK west. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Calumet County takes control of the road again as CTH-KK approaches State Park Road. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Entering Darboy along CTH-KK (Calumet Street) west. Darboy is a sewage district between the Village of Harrison and the Town of Buchanan. It is also a rapidly growing area of the Appleton metro area. Photo taken 03/28/16.
County KK becomes four lanes as Calumet Street approaches County N in Darboy. Photo taken 03/28/16.
County N serves the eastern Fox Cities of Kimberly, Combined Locks, and Little Chute. The county trunk highway south connects Calumet Street with Harrison, U.S. 10 and Wis 114 west of Sherwood. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Continuing west on County KK (Calumet Street) by the Darboy water tower. Photo taken 03/28/16.
County KK (Calumet Street) expands into a divided arterial at the traffic light with Coop Road. Coop Road north serves a subdivision while south runs to Manitowoc Road and Woodland High School through Harrison. Photo taken 03/28/16.
CTH-KK becomes more commercialized as it progresses westward. Eisenhower Drive intersects the arterial east of a number of big box stores. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Drivers formally reach the Appleton city limits along County KK (Calumet Street) west of Eisenhower Drive. Photo taken 03/28/16.
A diamond interchange joins Calumet Street with the Wis 441 (Tri County Freeway) just beyond forthcoming Stoney Brook Road. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Westbound CTH-KK west the Wis 441 north ramps. Stop signs controlled this intersection when Wis 441 opened in 1993. Multiple interchange improvements have been done over the years since. Photo taken 03/28/16.
Additional big box stores and other retail line County KK to the immediate west of the Wis 441 freeway. Kensington Drive provides access to the commercial areas both north and south of Calumet Street. Photo taken 03/28/16.
County KK turns northwest toward Downtown Appleton along John Street. The John Street alignment represents the only section of County KK that does not straddle a county line. Photo taken 03/28/16.
County KK turns right onto John Street and enters Outagamie County completely. Once John Street is reconstructed, it is proposed that the City of Appleton will take full control of the street afterwards. Calumet Street otherwise continues west as a locally maintained boulevard toward Wis 47 (Memorial Drive). Photo taken 03/28/16.
John Street angles northwest by Lions Park and Appleton East High School toward College Avenue. The road is closed ahead for reconstruction.
The end of County KK is unclear as there are no references past Calumet Street in either direction. Photo taken 03/28/16.

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03/28/16 by Peter Johnson

Page Updated 06-06-2016.