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Highway K West of I-94 Now Open

Drivers once again have access to westbound Highway K from I-94. While the reconstruction of the interchange is scheduled to continue through the spring, traffic started moving westbound again Thursday. Project notes on the 94 North-South Freeway Project website confirmed that a lane in each direction will be open. Work on Highway K got underway […]

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Local Reps Slam Lack of Funding to Finish I-94 Expansion

After Governor Scott Walker revealed this week the elimination of funding for the next two years to continue work on the I-94 expansion project, local elected officials from both sides of the aisle released statements slamming the decision. The I-94 project is a multi-year, $1.7 billion expansion of the expressway between downtown Milwaukee and the Illinois […]

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State Budget Woes Could Mean the End of I-94 Project

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is determined that planned improvements on I-94 will continue despite Gov. Scott Walker directing the state Department of Transportation to cut back on roads spending in Southeast Wisconsin. Vos, R-Rochester, told The Journal Times that he’s “frustrated” with Walker’s position since the project – which includes adding lanes and improving interchanges […]

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Great News: Highway 20 Interchange Construction Complete

Motorists who drive I-94 and use the Highway 20 entrances and exits with any regularity can rejoice: two years of construction on the Highway 20 interchange have come to an end. Construction on the northbound/westbound lanes took place in 2014, and in 2015 it was time for work to commence on the southbound/eastbound lanes. It’s […]

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Highway 20 Drivers Be Aware: Lane Closures Start Monday

Construction crews are getting ready to move southbound traffic onto the eastbound (south) bridge, drivers who travel Highway 20 need to stay alert about upcoming lane closures. From 6 a.m. Monday until 6 a.m. Friday, Washington Avenue will be down to one lane in each direction between the east and west frontage roads. The northbound […]

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Good News: Southbound Highway 20 Off Ramp Reopens Friday

Attention motorists who regularly travel I-94 and have been waiting (maybe not so patiently) for the southbound exit ramp at Highway 20 to re-open: the ramp will once again be available starting Friday. Real Racine tweeted the news Monday. “We’re happy at Exit 333 – the southbound ramp to Hwy 20 reopens THIS Friday! #realracine,” […]

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Drivers Be Alert: I-94 Lane Closures, Overpass Coming Down at Highway 20

One lane in each direction on I-94 at Highway 20 closed last week so reconstruction of the interchange can get underway, and the southbound on- and off-ramps close Friday for the summer and early fall. While two lanes in either direction will remain open, the lane closures are the first step in moving southbound traffic into […]

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