Steven Theisen, WisDOT Project Communications Manager
(608) 884-1230,

– As part of the I-39/90 Expansion Project, crews are removing and replacing the old southbound Interstate bridge over East Milwaukee Street in Janesville. For the safety of the traveling public and construction crews, East Milwaukee Street will be closed under the Interstate from 6 a.m. Tuesday (May 7) until 6 p.m. Thursday (May 9). Motorists are required to use alternate local routes during the three-day closure. The access road to Marshall Middle School will remain open for student drop off.

Motorists are reminded to be alert for crews and equipment in the area, and allow extra time to safely reach their destination. The work operations and road closure are weather dependent and subject to change.

The public is encouraged to stay informed and register for project email updates on the I-39/90 Project website,, and follow the I-39/90 Project Facebook page, Alerts and updates provided via these sites are not intended for use while driving. When driving, your focus should always be on driving.

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