A study of the number of crashes along that stretch of road revealed that there was one crash every two weeks and an injury-related crash every three weeks from 2009 through 2013. There were also two fatal car crashes in 2009.
Over the five-year time frame, 48 crashes were reported and many involved head-on collisions, side-swipes of cars going the opposite direction and run off the road-type crashes, according to the Wisconsin Department of transportation.
Construction is expected to begin in mid-2016. Read more about the plan here: Highway 38 Rumble Strips