Design deficiencies, including clearance at bridges,
visibility, and merging and weaving distances
Existing and projected traffic volumes
This study will evaluate:
No build alternative
Replacing deteriorating pavement and bridges
Reducing congestion and improving safety
Providing efficient freeway operations
Improving or replacing existing interchanges
Potential new interchange at Highland Road
Minimizing impacts to natural and built environments
Congestion and crashes
I-43 carries 49,000 vehicles per day south of WIS 60 and 85,460
vehicles per day north of Silver Spring Drive.
There is regular and significant congestion in the corridor today.
Future projections show traffic growing to 65,000 vehicles per day
south of WIS 60 and 112,500 vehicles per day just north of Silver
Spring Drive by 2040.
There were a total of 1,087 crashes over a five year period
between 2006 and 2010, including 4 fatal crashes.