WIS 29 work in Shawano County could impact Packer game-day travel

Highway reduced to single lane in each direction

Release date: September 13, 2018

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region office cautions motorists heading to the Green Bay Packers/Minnesota Vikings football game this Sunday, Sept. 16, that WIS 29 in Shawano County is under construction, and lane closures could impact travel before and after kickoff.

Packer travel advisory for Shawano County:

  • WIS 29 in eastern Shawano County is reduced to a single lane at various locations in each direction from Highline Road to the Brown County line.
  • Traffic is running counter-directional in the eastbound lanes between Highline Road and County C.
  • There is a westbound 14-foot width restriction between Highline Road and County C.

Higher volumes of traffic can be expected on WIS 29 due to Minnesota fans traveling to the game. WisDOT encourages those traveling to the game to pre-plan their trip and adjusting your leave to ensure you reach the destination on time.

WisDOT reminds drivers to never operate a vehicle distracted. Slowdowns and back-ups can occur suddenly and without warning. The most common type of accident in heavy traffic is a rear-end collision caused by distracted driving.

Travelers can check online for real-time traffic information, including travel times, lane closures and incidents, at 511 Wisconsin online at 511wi.gov or by calling 511. 

For more information, contact:

Mark Kantola, Regional Communication Manager
Mark.kantola@dot.wi.gov, (920) 492-4153