The Wisconsin State
Patrol is a division within the Wisconsin Department of
Transportation (WisDOT). A relationship exists between local, state and federal law enforcement
agencies and the entire transportation infrastructure that enhances communication
WisDOT is reviewing the transportation network to evaluate how
various components are connected and what potential risks exist.
Plans have long been in place regarding threats to the state's
WisDOT has evacuation routes established for the potential
closure of part of the transportation network. This includes the
need to redirect traffic from an interstate in order to protect
motorists or provide access to community along that freeway
corridor. The plans were originally drawn up for weather-related
catastrophes, and have been used to address problems caused by
serious traffic incidents.
Reporting unusual activity
You should contact your local police agency or State
Patrol office and report anything you feel should
If you see something you perceive to be an immediate threat to
public safety or the state's transportation network, dial 911
and report the situation immediately.
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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety