Journalism. We believe it should help you live a better life.

That’s why we spend a lot less time on publishing mug shots and a lot more time helping you understand the employment market, figure out how to spend more time with friends and family with our events calendar, and what you can do to help businesses that have opened up. Make no mistake…we aren’t shy. We tackle the big stuff, like COVID and issues around race.

And if you believe in the value of journalism — that it should help, not exploit — please consider becoming a paid member of the Racine County Eye today. We can’t do this work without you.

RACINE COUNTY, WI — Authorities in Caledonia say the Highway 32 upgrade project is progressing as planned, however the tendencies of some local drivers has drawn the attention of Caledonia Police.

According to Caledonia Police, they’ve noticed that drivers are cutting through on Six Mile Road even though the road is closed. Police said the Six Mile Road intersection will be blocked off to prevent any disruptive traffic from slowing and/or damaging the work in progress.

“Please stop using Six Mile as a short cut, the project is not done, you are in violation of Village Ordinance 10-1-23 when you drive through a closed roadway, police wrote on their official Facebook page.

“If your only reason for going around the barricades is to get ‘over there’ or ‘just down the street’ or ‘I don’t know any other way home’ after living here for 10 years, or ‘my GPS told me to go this way’ or any other excuse that we have been told, please use the detour,” police said.

Caledonia Police said they’ve also stopped several drivers for failing to stop at the stop signs at Highway 32 and Five Mile Road. “This intersection is still in the construction zone and fines are doubled for any violation there,” police said.

Here is a list of project details provided by Caledonia Police

South Box Culvert

Last of the base is being poured today, walls to be done tomorrow, back fill on Thursday, grading to be started on Friday. WE Energies is scheduled for a a gas main installation on 10/21.


Starts next week.

Road Milling

Starts on Friday from north to south, expect increased truck traffic in the area as they haul out the milled surface.


95 percent done by the end of the week.


Scheduled to start next week from north to south. Six mile road intersection will be blocked off to prevent any disruptive traffic from slowing and/or damaging the work in progress.

Traffic Signals

Last base is being poured for the signals at Six Mile/Douglas intersection.

Racine County Eye and Patch are partnering up to provide readers with more local content and provide local advertisers with a larger audience to connect with.

Based in New York, Patch is a hyperlocal platform that currently serves over 1,200 communities, towns and cities across the U.S. Known as “The Patch” by its users, Patch is the go-to destination for hyperlocal news and discussion about your community.