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Thursday closing of Washington Avenue is one-block long for one day

It is the smallest of roadway segment closings, but for today, it will be very annoying. Wisconsin Highway 20 (Washington Avenue) will be closed for the day between 12th Street and 13th Street for milling and paving operations. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, traffic will be detoured between 12th Street and 13th Street […]

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Highway 38-County MM info meeting set for Monday by WisDOT

State-planned improvements and reconstruction of the intersection of County Highway MM and State Highway 38 will be discussed of a Monday open house. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has scheduled an open house-style meeting to discuss the ongoing reconstruction. The meeting will be held Monday, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at Mount Pleasant Village Hall, […]

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Douglas Ave., Washington Ave. projects proceed; Foxconn roadwork speeds up

The summer of punishing road projects in and around Racine feels like it has been going on since LAST summer, but that’s not really the case. And, in fact, progress is visibly real in some cases. One of the more challenging projects, in terms of following the signs for lane realignment, has been Washington Avenue […]

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Getting around Washington Avenue, Douglas Avenue rehabs in Racine

For drivers in Racine trying to get from Point A to Point B, 2018 is proving to be challenging. Bordering at times on impossible. A pair of major road construction projects on Washington Avenue (Wisconsin Highway 20) and Douglas Avenue (Wisconsin Highway 32) have resulted in block after block of closed lanes, blocked intersections and […]

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Racine’s summer of detours, delays and street closings continues

Looking for employment opportunities, news about employment or training and education opportunities? Check out our Eye on Employment page by clicking on the graphic above. For the people of Racine who insist on driving their cars, the summer of 2018 continues to be an exercise in frustration. A major refresh of Douglas Avenue continues to […]

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Highway 20 road resurfacing project to begin mid-June

The Highway 20 road resurfacing project will begin in mid-June from West Boulevard to Marquette Street. The project also includes installing new curb ramps, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. During the construction project, motorists will only be able to use eastbound traffic. The project is expected to be completed sometime in October. WHAT […]

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Historic USDOT grant supercharges Interstate 94 project

The state announced Wednesday that Wisconsin will receive $227.4 million in new federal funding for state roads and bridges in fiscal year 2018. Gov. Scott Walker labels this a “significant boost” that will be used to advance a number of transportation projects, including Interstate 94, across the entire state. The largest single segment of the […]