Travel between Onalaska and West Salem is about to
Traffic on a previously closed stretch of Highway
16 will be re-opened tomorrow.
The stretch of highway between Moos mohze Road and
West Salem has been closed for months .
as part of an extensive construction project.
The road is being expanded to four lanes .
with turn lanes being added for intersections.
But for the time being .
traffic will be limited to one lane in each direction
until the project is done.
The project's engineer says drivers need to be cautious
when driving on the new road.
It's still under construction, even though there's
access, it's one lane in each direction, be careful,
be attentive, just watch for the workers and equipment
and things change pretty frequently out here, just
The entire project is expected to wrap up in November.