WisDOT to Packer fans: Be ready for construction
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packer fans will need their beer, brats and plenty of patience as they make their way to Sunday’s game.
State transportation officials are warning fans that most major roads in northeast Wisconsin are still under construction, with reduced lanes, shoulders and speed limits that can lead to backups and delays. They say fans should allow plenty of extra time to get to Titletown.
• Brown County – Drivers will encounter 11-foot travel lanes and reduced shoulders in multiple locations along a 10-mile segment of highway. The speed limit is reduced to 55 mph from just south of Scheuring Road to I-43.
• Winnebago County – A majority of 12 miles of highway, from 9th Avenue to Breezewood Lane, has restricted shoulders, 11-foot travel lanes and speed limits reduced to 55 mph in both directions.
• Brown County – Motorists traveling on WIS 29 will have to drive on 11-foot traffic lanes with reduced shoulders on five miles of highway from County FF to U.S. 41. These restrictions affect both eastbound and westbound traffic lanes.
• Brown County – Motorists traveling southbound on WIS 32/Ashland Avenue following the game are advised to use WIS 172 to access US 41 and avoid using the temporary ramp from WIS 32/Ashland Avenue directly to U.S. 41.
• Brown County – The WIS 54 and Seminary Road intersection has been reconfigured during roundabout construction that could slow traffic and cause backups at this location.
I-43/Leo Frigo Bridge
• Brown County – traffic on I-43 at the Leo Frigo Bridge is reduced to a single lane with speeds reduced to 55 mph in both directions over a 3.5-mile segment of the highway. In addition, the following ramps are closed to traffic:
- Southbound I-43 off-ramp to Webster Avenue;
- Northbound I-43 on-ramp from Webster Avenue;
- Southbound I-43 on-ramp from Atkinson Drive.
• Sheboygan County – WIS 57 is closed between WIS 144 and WIS 23. The posted detour includes I-43 and WIS 23.
Oneida Street – village of Ashwaubenon
• Village of Ashwaubenon – Oneida Street will now have two lanes open in each direction for all home Packer games.
The Packers open the season Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field against the San Francisco 49ers. Kick-off is set for 3:25 p.m.
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