JANESVILLE--Motorists headed south on Interstate 90/39 were asked to slow down Thursday afternoon because of guard-rail repairs in or near Janesville.

The repair work closed the right-side lane at mile marker 178, which is just south of the Avalon Road/Highway 11 exit, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Fresh snow could increase the danger.

The work, necessitated by an incident earlier Thursday, was expected to be completed by 3:30 p.m., according to a Janesville police news release.

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