East Milwaukee Street under Interstate 90/39 will be closed for a week as the overpass is demolished as part of the I-90/39 expansion project, according to a city news release.

The Department of Transportation work and street closure begin Tuesday, Jan. 2, and are expected to end Friday, Jan. 5. The work will affect Janesville Transit System bus routes, according to the release.

The outbound East Milwaukee routes will detour north onto Pontiac Drive past Milwaukee Street, east onto Mount Zion Avenue, south onto Morningside Drive, and east onto Milwaukee Street to resume the regular route. The inbound will take the same detour in reverse, according to the release.

The Nightside East Route will detour south onto Morningside Drive, west onto Mount Zion Avenue, south onto Pontiac Drive, and west onto Milwaukee Street to resume the regular route, according to the release.

Call the Janesville Transit System with questions at 608-755-3150.

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