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Posted inConstructionDevelopmentLocal news

Douglas Ave., Washington Ave. projects proceed; Foxconn roadwork speeds up

The summer of punishing road projects in and around Racine feels like it has been going on since LAST summer, but that’s not really the case. And, in fact, progress is visibly real in some cases. One of the more challenging projects, in terms of following the signs for lane realignment, has been Washington Avenue […]

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Historic USDOT grant supercharges Interstate 94 project

The state announced Wednesday that Wisconsin will receive $227.4 million in new federal funding for state roads and bridges in fiscal year 2018. Gov. Scott Walker labels this a “significant boost” that will be used to advance a number of transportation projects, including Interstate 94, across the entire state. The largest single segment of the […]

Posted inBreaking

Temporary closure planned for I-94 entrance ramp

The southbound entrance ramp at Hwy. 20 and I-94 will temporarily close starting next Tuesday evening (Sept. 13) to accommodate pavement repair work, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The planned closure will also affect part of a southbound lane of I-94 near the interchange. Three southbound lanes will remain open. Traffic from the […]

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Southbound Lanes On I-94 Re-opened

The southbound lanes on I-94 near HIghway 20 were closed for over an hour after a semi tipped over due to high winds, but they are now open, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The two southbound lanes were closed at 2:50 p.m. and re-opened at about 4:15 p .m. Traffic was at about […]