Thursday, January 31, 2013
The DOT sought local advice in how to improve I-43, and what concerns residents have about adding lanes and modifying interchanges between Bender Road and Highway 60.
The bumper-to-bumper I-43 commuter traffic between Silver Spring Drive and Good Hope Road is only going to get more congested as the North Shore continues to grow. The high traffic volume on that stretch of the interstate already causes concerns for Department of Transportation officials, and they expect that congested commuter traffic to spread north to Brown Deer Road over the next 30 years unless improvements are made. At a public meeting at Nicolet High School Wednesday night, the DOT presented a number of possibilities to improve the I-43 corridor between Bender Road and Highway 60 in Grafton. The DOT is conducting environmental testing right now, and held the public information meeting to get resident feedback before conducting …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The seats are shoveled clean in Lambeau, but road conditions may still be snow-covered, especially in construction zones. Here's a preview of what to expect on the way to Green Bay.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Sharing this release from our friends at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) for those of you who are making the journey north to watch the Green Bay Packers tackle the Tennessee Titans. WisDOT Northeast Region in Green Bay is reminding motorists heading to Lambeau Field on Sunday, Dec. 23, for the Green Bay Packers/Tennessee Titans football game that some road construction continues on major roads in northeast Wisconsin. The good news is most projects have concluded for the year, but drivers might still encounter road conditions in some remaining work zones that could cause backups. WisDOT strongly recommends motorists allow themselves additional time to reach their destinations. Here is a list of the major roads in …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Traveling up to the game on Sunday? The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has a few advisories for you to consider.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
From the desk of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT): WisDOT is reminding motorists heading to Lambeau Field on Sunday, Oct. 28 for the Green Bay Packers / Jacksonville Jaguars football game that the road construction season continues on most major roads in Northeast Wisconsin. While most projects will stop and two lanes of traffic will be open, drivers might still encounter road conditions in the work zones that could cause backups. WisDOT strongly recommends motorists allow themselves additional time to reach their destinations. Here is a list of the major roads in Northeast Wisconsin most Packers fans will be traveling and the road conditions they should anticipate: US 41 WIS 29 WIS 32 County G (Main Avenue) WIS 54…
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Stadium bridges will receive a new paint job this week, but WisDOT says work will not hamper holiday travel.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has begun needed repainting of bridges on I-94 in and around the Stadium Interchange. The lane closures began late on Sunday and will continue until noon on Friday according to a press release. The project will restart on Monday night and run until Thursday May 31, or until the project is finished. There will be lane closures impacting different lanes over the course of the project. Current plans for repainting work: This work is subject to adverse weather conditions. WisDOT employees are available for comment on this project.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Deer are the third most commonly struck object in Wisconsin traffic crashes.
It's that time of year again when falling leaves mean frolicking deer and in Fox Point and Bayside that can mean some altercations with automobiles. Between the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center and all the trees and shrubs along Lake Drive, there's plenty of coverage for deer giving them perfect opportunity to stick to this area. As we approach that time of year when they begin to move around more, the Department of Transportation wants to remind drivers to be watchful and offers a few tips on avoiding those deer dilemmas. According to the press release from the DOT: Each fall, deer become more prevalent and their movements even more unpredictable along highways and rural roads throughout Wisconsin. October and November are the mating season …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The 'digital chevron' system installed will be a first in the state.
Commuters, take note: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will implement a new technology in the Marquette Interchange from the I-94 eastbound ramp to northbound I-43 in starting July 12. The installation will close the right lane on I-94 eastbound between the 13th Street exit and the connector ramp to I-43 northbound from July 12-15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. While travel times may be longer, John Oimoen, manager with WisDOT, said the operation will ultimately improve operations and safety on our transportation network.” He also said “a new dynamic chevron system is a cost-effective way to help motorists stay alert and monitor their speeds in this area.” This system is the first of its kind in Wisconsin and WisDOT said benefits…