The massive $496 million reconstruction of the I-94 North-South freeway that widens the road from three lanes to four in each direction is being built with infrastructure for an altogether different motoring experience.
Vehicles that handle some of the duties of driving.
The 18.5-mile upgrade that runs from south of College Avenue to Highway 142 in Kenosha County is intended to ease congestion on a roadway where traffic is expected to grow from a current range of 83,000 to 153,000 vehicles a day to 100,000 to 200,000 vehicles daily by 2034, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Another key focus, state officials say, is that the upgrade will help Foxconn Technology Group automate the shipping of goods and people for its Mount Pleasant campus, and move freight from Mitchell International Airport to operations in Racine County. Read the full story here.