Now from Beloit to Madison, the speed limit on I-90/39 in Wisconsin has been dropped to 60 MPH.

Until this past weekend, I haven't been up to Wisconsin in several months.

As I was cruising up I-90/39, I noticed something old and new. Of course, there's road construction. I was surprised to see the speed limit was now 60 MPH.

According to gazettextra.com,

"The state Department of Transportation is reducing the speed limit from 70 to 60 mph on parts of Interstate 90/39 that are under construction this spring between the state line and Madison."

"As heavy construction picks up along the corridor, DOT is asking the motorists to pay attention to signs that show lane shifts and other details about the expansion work."

"The Wisconsin State Patrol plans to enforce the new speed limit with additional patrols and aerial monitoring. Fines for speeding double in work zones, and it’s also against state law to use a cellphone while driving through a work zone."

Keep that in mind as you travel up north this spring and summer.


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