I90 Construction Updates for Milton Ave between Hwy 14 and John Paul Road

As part of the I-39/90 Project, construction work is underway on WIS 26/Milton Avenue, between US 14/Humes Road and John Paul Road, in Janesville. Early next week, all WIS 26 traffic will shift onto the northbound lanes within these limits.

What you need to know:

  • One lane CLOSED each way on WIS 26/Milton Avenue between US 14 and John Paul Road.
    • 6 p.m. Monday (March 8) to 6 a.m. Tuesday (March 9)
  • Starting Tuesday morning, all WIS 26 traffic will shift onto the northbound lanes. Watch for crews and equipment in the area. 
    • Two lanes will remain OPEN each way with dedicated turn lanes.
    • The speed limit will be reduced to 30 mph. Please slow down!
    • Plan ahead as backups and delays are expected during peak travel times.
    • Access to local businesses is maintained within the work zone.
  • Learn more about the WIS 26 Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI), including a narrated animation video.
  • The WIS 26 ramp to I-39/90 southbound remains CLOSED until late August 2021.
    • Use alternate routes such as US 14 to the southbound Interstate.
  • Below are the expected construction staging plans for this year as we convert the interchange to a DDI – subject to change.
    • Early March to late June
      • Southbound traffic shifted onto northbound side
    • Late June to July
      • Northbound and southbound traffic on their own side
    • Late July to mid-September
      • Northbound traffic shifted to southbound side
    • Mid-September to mid-October
      • All lanes open during peak periods and interchange operating as a DDI while off-road work is finished.
  • All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.

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STAY INFORMED: I-39/90 Expansion Project website | I-39/90 Project Facebook page | 2021 Construction Guide | Alternate Route Map

For more information, contact:
Steven Theisen
I-39/90 Project Communications Manager
(608) 884-1230 | [email protected]

WisDOT and the I-39/90 Project Team
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