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Western Racine County Highway 20 reconstruction work starts July 31

RACINE, WALWORTH COUNTIES — Work is scheduled to begin July 31 on a reconstruction project involving a 10-mile section of Highway 20 in parts of Racine and Walworth counties. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) recently announced that Payne & Dolan of Waukesha has been awarded a $12.9 million contract for the road rehabilitation project […]

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Update: Washington Avenue eastbound traffic restored to one lane in West Racine

UPDATE (June 25, 2023, 4:11 p.m.): Eastbound traffic on Washington Avenue (Highway 20) was restored Sunday, June 25 to one lane over the weekend after being closed on Wednesday due to a building façade failure. The area is between Hayes and Grove Avenues in the West Racine commercial district. As a safety precaution, the city […]

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Highway 20 resurfacing project begins

RACINE COUNTY — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has begun a $6.5 million resurfacing project on Wisconsin State Highway 20 in Racine County. The project will resurface approximately 7.9 miles from WIS 36 in Waterford to US 45 southbound near Yorkville. “This project is an important investment in our state’s transportation system,” said Governor […]

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Mount Pleasant rollover crash under investigation from Friday night

MOUNT PLEASANT — Village of Mount Pleasant Police are continuing to investigate a rollover crash late Friday night that left a 52-year-old Racine man with severe injuries. According to a press release issued Monday morning, police were dispatched to the 11000 block of Highway 20 at about 10:46 p.m., for a report of a vehicle […]

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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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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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Highway 20 Ramps Close Thursday Night

Travel headaches for drivers using I-94 will multiply starting Thursday when the the Highway 20 northbound ramps close until mid-summer. Closures are expected to go into effect around 9:30 p.m. and last until July at least. The work on the Highway 20 interchange is part of a multi-year, $1.9 billion project to widen I-94 to four […]