8/1/2014 11:03:00 AM Heavy traffic and potential delays across the state this weekend Heavy traffic expected across the state
Be prepared for traffic delays if traveling across the state.
Raymond T. Rivard photograph
Major statewide events, heavy travel, construction zones may cause backups across the state this weekend.
WisDOT is reminding motorists across the state that multiple major eventsthe Wisconsin State Fair, EAA Airventure and Packers Family Night coupled with active construction zones across the state, may lead to backups and delays.
In addition, Wisconsin State Patrol is participating in a multi-state initiative to reduce injury accidents and fatalities on I-90 and I-94, from coast to coast. The I-90/94 Challenge begins today, Aug. 1, and runs through Monday, Aug. 4. Expect an increase in law enforcement presence on these roadways during this time.
Motorists are reminded to plan ahead and allow for additional travel time.
In addition: -Always drive sober -Buckle up -Reduce speeds -Pay attention to message boards and traffic control signs, particularly in construction zones
Check 511wi.gov (or dial 511) for traffic information, travel times, construction zones and closures, incident information and other travel information.