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Posted inConstructionDevelopmentLocal news

Risk of pavement buckling rises with temperatures

Warmer temperatures forecast throughout Wisconsin could create conditions for pavement buckling. Motorists are asked to take extra caution. Pavement can buckle when the weather quickly goes from cool to very hot. This causes slabs of pavement to expand and push against one another. If the pressure becomes great enough, the pavement can buckle and create […]

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Every driver can make construction zones safer

Gov. Tony Evers proclaimed April 26-30 as Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will be taking part in a nationwide campaign to spread awareness about safe driving as construction and maintenance activity increases for the spring and summer months. ·        View the Every Driver Makes A Difference public service […]

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Labor Day weekend travelers urged to plan ahead across Wisconsin

To help accommodate traffic flow over the Labor Day weekend, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will temporarily halt work on most highway construction projects around the state. Still, drivers are asked to be alert for work zones, lane restrictions and potential delays. Peak travel periods are expected to occur between noon and 8 p.m. […]

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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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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 […]