Packer Game Goers, Expect Construction Delays

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Packer Game Goers, Expect Construction Delays

November 1, 2012 Updated Nov 1, 2012 at 10:02 AM CDT

(Northland's NewsCenter) -- The Wisconsin Department of Transportation in Green Bay says motorists headint o Lambeau Field on Sunday for the Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals game that the road construction season is still up and running on some major roads.

While most projects wills top and two lanes of traffic will be open, drivers might encounter road conditions in the work zones that could cause backups.

WisDOT strongly recommends motorists to allow themselves additional time to reach their destinations.

Here is a list of the major roads in northeast Wisconsin most Packer fans will be traveling and the road conditions they can anticipate:

US 41
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 and lane widths. As of Friday, November 2, the speed limit on northbound US 41 from US 45 to Breezewood Lane will have returned to 65 mph. Southbound US 41 remains 55 mph in this location. US 41 between 9th Avenue and US 45 also remains 55 mph in both directions. Backups should be anticipated along this stretch of roadway.

WIS 29
Brown County – WIS 29 is closed to traffic between Packerland Drive and US 41 with all WIS 29 traffic being rerouted to the new Shawano Avenue adjacent to old WIS 29. Access is maintained to US 41 from WIS 29/Shawano Avenue.

WIS 32
Brown County – The Ashland Avenue median at Parkview Road is closed. Access to and from Parkview Road, at Ashland Avenue, is limited to right-turn in and right-turn out onto Ashland Avenue.

County G (Main Avenue)
Brown County – The US 41/Main Avenue interchange is closed for reconstruction. This closure includes all ramps and Main Avenue, from Ashwaubenon Creek to Lawrence Drive. The Lawrence Drive park and ride lot is also closed for reconstruction.

WIS 54
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:
Northbound I-43 on-ramp from Webster Avenue
Southbound I-43 on-ramp from Atkinson Drive

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