MILWAUKEE -- County highway crews will begin installing 70 mph speed limit signs along Wisconsin Interstates this week. Weather permitting, most of the work is expected to be done Tuesday and Wednesday.
For the safety of all travelers, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) strongly discourages media or anyone from stopping along an Interstate or other highway for any reason–including to take photos or video of the new signs.
County highway crews will install around 470 updated speed limit and related signs. Last month, WisDOT noted about 726 miles of Interstate would be impacted. Following subsequent engineering analysis, a total of about 810 miles will be affected along Interstate segments currently posted at 65 mph.
WisDOT has these important reminders for motorists: