I-39/90 Expansion Project

Illinois state line to Madison, Dane and Rock counties

Northbound I-39/90 expansion to start this week, Edgerton to Madison

Posted: March 12, 2018

This week, crews will begin to reconstruct and expand Interstate 39/90 northbound, from East Church Road, north of the US 51 interchange (Exit 156), to County AB just south of Madison.

What you need to know:

  • Electronic weekly construction updates for this project will start Friday, March 23, and continue through the 2018 construction season.
  • During daytime hours and weekends, I-39/90 remains open to two lanes of traffic in each direction with a temporary barrier wall separating northbound and southbound traffic.
  • Nightly single lane closures are expected on I-39/90 in this area between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Anticipated construction staging from north of Edgerton to Madison:
    • Work will occur on the northbound Interstate lanes within these limits.
    • By early April, all Interstate traffic will shift onto the southbound side via crossovers, while the adjacent ten-mile Interstate section is reconstructed and expanded.
    • Besides occasional nighttime closures, ramps will remain open at County N interchange (Exit 147) via temporary connections.
    • The following local roads under I-39/90 are anticipated to be CLOSED during the construction season for bridge work:
      • County B – cannot be closed at same time as County W
      • County W – cannot be closed at same time as County B
      • Drotning Road
      • County MN
    • Alternate local routes are required during these closures. Access for emergency vehicles will be provided.
    • More information on closure duration and timelines will be shared via this email list and the I 39-90 Project website.
  • This section of the Interstate project is scheduled to be completed in mid-November 2018.
  • All lane restrictions, ramp closures and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.
  • Remember to be alert for crews and equipment in this area, and drive with caution through all work zones.

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