Road construction suspended for holiday weekend
Traffic might still be slowed in some areas
MADISON, Wis. — Construction work on most major highway projects in Wisconsin will be suspended starting at noon on Friday for the Memorial Day weekend holiday.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said work in the construction zones will resume Tuesday at 6 a.m.
There might still be narrow lanes, lanes shifts and rough pavement in some construction zones. Areas where traffic might be affected by construction are listed below.
Peak travel times for the Memorial Day weekend are expected to be from noon until 8 p.m. on both Friday and Monday.
Nearly 400 law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin will be out as part of the “Click It or Ticket” effort this weekend. Officers will be enforcing seat belt laws throughout the state.
Significant road construction projects that may affect highway travel during the Memorial Day weekend include the following:
• Hoan Bridge in Milwaukee
• I-94 north-south corridor, reduced to two lanes between State Highway 142 and State Highway 158 in Kenosha County, and at the State Highway 20 interchange in Racine County
• Verona Road and the Madison Beltline in Dane County
• U.S. Highway 12 in Dane County, Fish Hatchery Road to Interstate 39/90 and Mineral Point Road to Terrace Avenue
• I-39/90/94 and U.S. Highway 151 interchange in Dane County
• I-90 near La Crosse/Onalaska
• U.S. Highway 51/County U/K interchange in Marathon County
• Highway 51 (Minocqua/Woodruff) reduced to one lane in each direction between Old Highway 70 and 3rd Avenue
• State Highway 23 between Green Lake and Ripon, traffic detoured during construction
• Bong Bridge between Duluth and Superior
• St. Croix Crossing at Stillwater, Minn.
• I-94 between Menomonie and Black River Falls
• U.S. Highway 41 in Brown County
• Highway 41 will be reduced from three to two lanes in both directions in Winnebago County
Real-time traffic information, including travel times, lane closures and incidents, is available at Wisconsin 511 online or by calling 511.