Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Press Release

70 mph speed limit added to new routes in Southeastern Wisconsin

US 45 in Washington County and US 12 in Walworth County included

By - Nov 3rd, 2015 09:25 am
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has completed the change from 65 mph to 70 mph along two segments of highway in Southeastern Wisconsin. Signs along US 12 and US 45 went up Monday. WIS 16 in Waukesha County will be changed over at the completion of the ongoing road construction projects.
 
This is the second phase of the conversion from 65 to 70 mph along certain portions of the highway system here in Wisconsin. The first phase covered the Interstate System. Once the signs have been posted motorist are allowed to travel at the new speed limit.
 
The segments with the new posted limits meet certain safety standards including limited access points and grade separated interchanges.
 
As always the posted speeds are for ideal driving conditions and motorist are reminded to drive at speeds appropriate for the conditions they are driving.

Press Releases by Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Department of Transportation performance management initiatives save $1.5 billion since 2011

Innovations, efficiencies save nearly $100 million in 2016 state fiscal year

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Governor Walker approves improvement project at General Mitchell International Airport

The project will not disrupt air or vehicle traffic at the airport.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

South 27th Street in final phase of construction

Fully open to three lanes in each direction

See More Releases

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *