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2017-2018 Official Wisconsin Highway Map Now Available

Do people still use road maps?  I do - and I get guff about it from my co-workers.  Sure, I recognize the convenience of a digital map available via the internet, cellphone, or a device like Tom Tom;  I've even used digital maps.  However, I like having a paper road map and I regularly pick up copies of the new state map when it becomes available to tuck away on my collection.

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Wisconsin Department Of Transportation Survey Lets Your Voice Be Heard

We all use roads - whether we drive on them or ride in a vehicle while someone else does.  The highway system is vital to almost everything we do; even if you never leave the house, the food you eat and everything else in general commerce depends on our mass system of roadways.

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State Budget Standoff Continues In Madison, Wisconsin
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Wisconsin Runs Out Of License Plate Number Combinations

Something significant is about to happen!  According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, their agency is about to run out of available three-letter/three-number combinations.  A post and story on their Facebook page suggests that the current set-up has lasted for about 31 years before hitting the end of the line for remaining plate numbers.

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Where Are Roundabouts Located In Wisconsin?

Last summer the Twin Ports received its first roundabout - at the foot of the Bong Bridge on the Wisconsin side.  Until that intersection went round, the closest roundabout was just to the west of Ashland on Highway 2.

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Wisconsin DOT Officials Remind Drivers To Use Their Headlights

With our recent rounds of snow and with winter driving fresh on  the minds of a lot of drivers, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation are reminding everyone of the need to use their headlights in darkness of when weather conditions warrant the visibility;  Vehicles need to have their lights on if they're within 500 feet of another vehicle.  This isn't just common sense - it's the law.

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Napa Area Businesses Continue Recovery Effort From Earthquake
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What Is Chip Sealing And Why Does It Look Like The County Is Repairing Roads They Just Resurfaced?

I'll admit it - I had the same question when I recently saw orange cones and work crews on the newly-resurfaced Arlington Avenue:  Why does it look like the county is working on a road that they just made a year ago.  The signs along the roadway talk about "fresh oil" and "chip sealing" - but offer little to no information about what is really going on.

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Missouri Confronts Major Flooding in 16 Counties as Rivers Crest
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MNDOT And WISDOT Close Highway Between Hinckley To Danbury Due To Flooding

Cresting waters on the St. Croix River have caused the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to jointly close the route between Hinckley and Danbury.  High water at the bridge is causing the closure.

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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Urges Drivers To Slow Down In Road Construction Zones; “Don’t Be That Driver!” Event Happens This Week

Orange cone season is here and the Northland is on tap for multiple road projects this summer.  As they gear up for the work ahead, officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are urging drivers to slow down and be alert in work zones.

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Inspections To Restrict Lanes On Blatnik Bridge For Two Weeks

When does the Bong Bridge open again?  A two-week bridge inspection is planned for the Blatnik Bridge's Superior-bound lanes - November 2 through November 10.  Traffic heading towards Superior from Duluth will be restricted to one single lane during daytime hours:  8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

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What’s New With The Bong Bridge Project? Two Year Project Is On Schedule To Be Finished In November

The two-year project to revamp the Bong Bridge between Duluth and Superior is mid-way through its second summer.  As drivers look forward to the November completion date, this is a good time to get an update on  the work as it progresses.

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Wisconsin Highway 35 Work Delayed Due To Contaminated Soil; Project Not Expected To Be Done Until October

Bad news for those who have been taking the detour around the work on Wisconsin Highway 35 south of Superior:  Better get used to that altered route until after Labor Day.

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Where Can You Drive 70 Miles Per Hour In Wisconsin? Governor Walker Signs Bill Into Law Raising The Speed Limit On Some Wisconsin Roadways

Be on the lookout for new speed limit signs on some of Wisconsin's highways.  Governor Scott Walker signed a bill into law that allows the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to raise the speed limit on certain highways in the state.

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