The Decoy Bar and Grill parking lot stood almost empty last week as construction workers repaired concrete along the northbound lane of Highway 51.
A local businessman is trying to make sure closures for the state's I-90/39 expansion project don't create a temporary "Milton bypass" situation on Janesville's north side.
Despite the attention paid to autonomous cars, one company believes automated tractor-trailers will be rolling along highways before self-driving cars are cruising around suburbs.
Work has started on the routes that will handle extra traffic when the Interstate 90/39 expansion project begins.
Interstate work at the Interstate 90/39 and Highway 73/51 interchange near Edgerton is scheduled to begin Monday, April 27.
The DOT is still on track to deliver the projects that will redesign interchanges, build new overpasses and improve alternate routes along I-90/39 in Rock County this year, but it all depends on the big pot of money and where it gets allocated, a DOT official said.
This week, work begins on Highway 51 between Janesville and Edgerton
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation held a meeting Thursday with local business people who will be affected by the planned expansion of Interstate 90/39.
State transportation officials will hold a public hearing on the location, design and environmental aspects of proposed improvements to Interstate interchanges in Beloit.
Continued funding for the Interstate 90/39 project and tweaking the state's shared revenue formula will get the attention of lawmakers when they return to work in January.