The Highway 73 realignment project in Wood County is scheduled to begin next month.  The public is invited to attend a D.O.T. construction informational meeting on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 from 5pm to 6pm at the Saratoga Town Hall.  The prime contractor for the realignment project located at the Highway 13/73 intersection is Mashuda Contractors of Princeton.  During construction, at least one lane of traffic on Highways 73 and 13 will remain open .  Construction is scheduled for completion by November 2013.  Eighty percent of the project will be paid with federal transportation funds.  The remaining 20-percent will be funded with state dollars.