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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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Racine Man Honored For Pre-Apprenticeship Training Work

Olatoye ‘Ola’ Baiyewu, of First Choice Pre-Apprenticeship Training, received an exemplary service award from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for his work in helping to staff the reconstruction of the North/South Interstate 94 project. Baiyewu helped recruit, train and place road construction trainees for the project, which spanned from the Illinois border to the tunnel […]

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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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Highway 38 Road Construction Project Begins Monday

A $6.7 million road reconstruction project will begin Monday on Highway 38 from Golf Ave. to Memorial Drive, which includes putting in two roundabouts. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will close the northbound lane, but the southbound lane will be open. Northbound traffic will use the following detour: northbound Memorial Drive westbound Rapids Drive to Highway […]

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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 […]

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Rumble Strips To Be Put In On Highway 38

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will have rumble strips put in on Highway 38 from County Trunk Highway K to North County Line Road after the road was identified as having “severe” safety needs, according to state documents. A study of the number of crashes along that stretch of road revealed that there was one crash every […]

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Closures On Highway 20, Interstate 94 Slated For Tuesday

Drivers traveling near Interstate 94 who use Highway 20 will need to be aware of road closures happening Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. As part of the Wisconsin Highway 20 reconstruction project, construction crews will need to pour concrete for the Interstate 94 east (southbound) bridge over […]

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DOT Installs Traffic Signals Along Highway K Exit Ramp

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has changed the traffic pattern at the County Trunk Highway K interchange, which included installing a second set of temporary traffic signals. The new lights have been installed at the Interstate 94 West (northbound) exit ramp and County Trunk Highway K interchange. DOT officials said the temporary traffic signals were […]