Expect traffic delays on I-39/90 near Janesville for construction

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - If you’re planning on driving along the interstate between Janesville and Evansville this week – expect delays.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation begins a construction effort along the southbound lane of I-39/90 between Townline Road in Janesville and the Rock River bridges near Edgerton.

The switch begins 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, June 6.

Both lanes of traffic will be moved to the northbound lanes. During construction, the speed limit will be reduced to 60 miles per house.

Also during this time, the Janesville Rest Area will be closed.