It’s April in Wisconsin and that means road construction is in full swing. The season got an earlier start than usual this year, thanks largely to a relatively warm winter and the early arrival of spring. Beth Cannestra many asphalt plants are up and running for the season, far earlier than usual.
It will be a busy year for road crews, with about 450 improvement projects going on statewide. Several of those are major projects that have already been underway for some time.
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Larger projects on the Interstate system this summer that could slow down travel include work on the Wisconsin River Bridge in Columbia County and work on Interstate-94 in Kenosha, Milwaukee, and Eau Claire Counties.
John Colbert, WIBA