I-41 open: Burleigh to Watertown Plank closure ends ahead of schedule

I-41 reopens Saturday, Jan. 7 after construction closure from Burleigh to Watertown Plank

Interstate 41 reopened ahead of schedule between Burleigh Street and Watertown Plank Road on Saturday, Jan. 7.

The interstate was shut down at 11 p.m. Friday so crews could demolish a temporary railroad bridge. It was expected to stay closed for 31 hours into Sunday morning.

On Facebook, the Wisconsin Zoo Interchange North Leg Project announced around 8:10 p.m. Saturday that I-41 had been fully reopened.

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Mayfair Road had been established as the primary detour route during the closure. 

For project information and updates, visit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's project site.