Even though a legislative budget committee has scrapped Gov. Scott Walker's proposed roads funding plan, a local lawmaker who works with the budget said the Interstate 90/39 project is not targeted for cuts.
Starting this week, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will offer three I-90/39 construction meetings to inform residents about road work this summer.
Work on the Interstate 90/39 widening project resumes Monday.
The opening of Pratt Industries' new cardboard box plant in Beloit is proof Wisconsin is beating Illinois in a border war for business, Gov. Scott Walker said Monday.
The Janesville City Council on Monday could approve an ordinance that would pave the way for a concrete batch plant and gravel extraction operation on the north side.
A plan to rebuild Interstate 90/39 from Madison to the Illinois state line will approach $2 billion—nearly two and a half times the original estimate.
If all or most of the projects slated in 2017 for the Interstate 90/39 lane expansion make the final cut in the new state budget, the massive mega-project will see its most significant glut of work yet.
A local excavating company owner seeks to build a concrete batch plant on land that would straddle the Interstate 90/39 corridor on Janesville's north end, and supply the Interstate expansion project.
Traffic slowdowns are scheduled for Jan. 4 for both directions on Interstate 90/39 near Edgerton, according to a state Department of Transportation news release.
Here is the final Interstate 90/39 weekly construction update for the 2016 construction season, as provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.