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Construction projects halted for Labor Day travels

August 31, 2018

Most highway construction projects around the state will be temporarily halted over the next several days to accommodate Labor Day weekend travel, the state Department of Transportation announced Thursday.

Travel is expected to peak between noon and 8 p.m. Friday and Monday. Still, drivers are asked to stay alert for work zones, lane restrictions and possible delays.

Due to recent flooding and the potential for continued rainfall, motorists may also run into closed roads.

Highway construction projects that may affect holiday travel include:

Interstate 94 in Kenosha and Racine counties.Interstate 39/90 in Dane and Rock counties.Verona Road (Highway 18/151) in Dane County.Highway 41/ 141 in Brown County.

A full list of construction projects that may affect holiday travel is available at wisconsindot.gov.

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