The speed limit will be going up soon on more than 700 miles
of rural stretches of interstate in Wisconsin.
Department of Transportation released details Wednesday of
the first places around the state where the speed limit will
jump from 65 mph to 70 mph. The announcement came shortly
after Gov. Scott Walker signed into law a bill that allowed
for the speed limit increase.
department said it was still reviewing which segments of
multi-lane highways that are not interstates where the speed
limit will go up.
miles of interstates where the speed limit will be 70 mph
once the new signs are posted are:
from the Illinois state line to Milwaukee County line.
from I-39/90 in Dane County to Wisconsin 164 in Waukesha
from the Illinois state line to U.S. 12 in Dane County.
I-39/90/94 from U.S. 151 in Dane County to the I-39 split in
from the I-90/94 split in Columbia County to Wisconsin 54 in
from Wisconsin 66 in Portage County to U.S. 51 in Marathon
from I-39/90/94 in Columbia County to I-90 in Monroe County.
from I-94 in Monroe County to U.S. 53 in La Crosse County.
from I-90 in Monroe County to U.S. 53 in Eau Claire County.
from Wisconsin 312 in Eau Claire County to Wisconsin 35 in
St. Croix County.
from County T in Ozaukee County to Wisconsin 29 in Brown
from I-39 in Rock County to Wisconsin 164 in Waukesha
from the southern Washington County line to Wisconsin 441 in
from Wisconsin 441 in Outagamie County to Wisconsin 172 in