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Multi-car crash after hit-and-run has Milwaukee man facing over 10 years prison

RACINE — A 21-year-old Milwaukee man is facing more than a decade in prison after allegedly committing a hit-and-run before causing a multi-car crash at another location. Eric Guzman Bueno was charged Wednesday, Nov. 8, by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with one felony count of second degree recklessly endangering safety and one misdemeanor […]

Posted inConstruction, Development, Local news

Expect 2 years of delays; Highway 38 bridge to be replaced during 2024-25

RACINE COUNTY — Starting next June (2024), motorists can anticipate two years of traffic delays on and near the Highway 38 (Northwestern Avenue) bridge over the Root River. But detours will seldom be an issue. Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) planners on Wednesday shared a bridge replacement project timeline that will allow at least one […]

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WisDOT plans to rebuild Highway 38 bridge over two-year period; public input meeting set for June 14

RACINE — Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) planners have decided to schedule replacement of the heavily traveled Highway 38 bridge (Northwestern Avenue) over a two-year period starting in 2024. The longer construction work schedule means that the bridge will remain open to traffic. The current six-lane bridge carries an estimated 25,000 vehicles per day. A […]