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Shawano Avenue intersection opens Saturday, August 30

August 29, 2014

Packerland Drive/Cardinal Lane to close Tuesday, September 2 for 60 days

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region in Green Bay is announcing the US 41/Shawano Avenue interchange, and Shawano Avenue from Taylor Street to Duck Creek Parkway, will open to traffic on Saturday, August 29. Shawano Avenue between Duck Creek Parkway and Packerland Drive will remain closed until Packerland opens later this fall. The interchange opens six days ahead of the 60-day closure window. The ramps and section of road have been closed for construction of three roundabouts since July 7. Shawano Avenue now features a roundabout at each ramp terminal with US 41, and a roundabout at Shawano Avenue and Duck Creek Parkway.

Packerland Drive, including the WIS 29 exit-ramps to Packerland Drive, will CLOSE on Tuesday, September 2 for up to 60 days to reconstruct the Packerland Drive/Cardinal Lane interchange. Packerland Drive/Cardinal Lane will be CLOSED between Holly Way and Duck Creek Parkway (formerly Dousman Street). The new intersection will feature roundabouts at both ramp terminals and a roundabout at County RK and Packerland.

Elmhurst Avenue/Cardinal Lane intersection will also CLOSE on Tuesday, September 2 for construction of a roundabout. WisDOT will maintain a one-lane connection between Cardinal Lane and Duck Creek Parkway during the construction of the roundabout. Access to residents and businesses will also be maintained from Duck Creek Parkway throughout the closure. For a map of alternate routes identified to assist businesses and the public during the reconstruction of the Packerland Drive/Cardinal Lane interchange go to the project website.

All lane restrictions and work operations are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Log on to the US 41 Project website for details of all projects. The US 41 Project can also be found on Facebook and Twitter. For statewide projects and traffic alerts, go to the WisDOT website, visit Wisconsin 511 online or call 5-1-1. For more information regarding traffic impacts in all of the Northeast Region:

  • Follow Northeast Region on Twitter for regional alerts from the Traffic Incident Alert System and for construction related traffic advisories.

For more information contact:
Mark Kantola, US 41 Project communications manager
(920) 492-4153,



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