Janesville rest area reopens ahead of Thanksgiving travel

Exit for Janesville Rest Area. Courtesy: Google
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JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- The Janesville Rest Area is reopening next week after being closed for more than a month.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the rest area along I-39/90 southbound in Rock County will reopen Tuesday, Nov. 26. It was closed Oct. 21 as construction crews completed ramp connections to the rest area, and expanded truck parking.

WisDOT officials initially planned on the rest area reopening Nov. 15.