Beloit Road Construction Updates

Beloit Road Construction doesn’t mean we’re not open for business! Whether you are a visitor or resident, check here frequently for interstate construction updates.

Road Construction As of 7/30/2020

Beloit Rest Area (rest area 22), north of the Illinois state line
Anticipated completion: Late October 2020
• The Beloit Rest Area/Wisconsin Welcome Center is CLOSED starting Monday (Aug. 3) until late October 2020.
o Access at the I-43/WIS 81 interchange (Exit 185) remains OPEN to area restaurants, gas stations and lodging.
o The La Prairie Safety Weight Enforcement Facility (SWEF), north of the County S/Shopiere Road interchange (Exit 183), remains OPEN.

I-39/90 expansion and I-43 reconstruction, Beloit
Illinois state line to Hart Road | County X/Hart Road to Freeman Parkway
Anticipated construction completion: Fall 2021
• All I-39/90 traffic is shifted onto the existing southbound lanes from Hart Road to Colley
o Access remains OPEN to local businesses.
o I-39/90 northbound traffic is using the exit ramp to I-43/WIS 81 (Exit 185), after the Cranston Road overpass.
• I-43 traffic is located on the new WIS 81 lanes between I-39/90 and Gateway Blvd.
o One lane remains OPEN each way. Watch for lane shifts and crossovers.
o Be alert for construction equipment as bridge construction is taking place within the interchange area.

Road Construction Updates on the Entire Project:

Go to the website for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the I-39/90 Project Team at or follow them on Facebook at

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