On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., May. 31, 2015 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM CDT Packers Coaching School

    The Green Bay Packers are set to host the team’s second annual “Green Bay Packers Coaching School” at Lambeau Field on Sunday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    The complimentary coaching school has a curriculum exclusively designed for youth football coaches, and can accommodate a maximum of 300 coaches. The event will feature innovative classroom sessions in the Lambeau Field Atrium, as well as on-field football instruction from top local high school and youth football coaches in the Don Hutson Center.

  • Tue., Jun. 02, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Three of the Packers’ upcoming OTA practices will be open to the public at Clarke Hinkle Field.

    The three open practices, weather permitting, will take place on May 28, June 2 and June 10. All practices are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

  • Tue., Jun. 02, 2015 1:35 PM - 2:05 PM CDT Live Mike McCarthy press conf.

    Head Coach Mike McCarthy available in Media Auditorium

  • Wed., Jun. 03, 2015 3:00 PM CDT Mentor-Protégé Program Fourth Session Celebration The Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program is set to recognize the successes of the program’s fourth session participants on Wednesday, June 3, at a reception at 3 p.m. in the Lambeau Field Atrium.
  • Sat., Jun. 06, 2015 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic The 18th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 6, inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers’ indoor practice facility.
  • Wed., Jun. 10, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Three of the Packers’ upcoming OTA practices will be open to the public at Clarke Hinkle Field.

    The three open practices, weather permitting, will take place on May 28, June 2 and June 10. All practices are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

News

Print
RSS

Packers, Wisconsin DOT reminding fans of construction projects

Posted Sep 12, 2012

Fans traveling north for Gold Package game could encounter delays on highways

As fans are preparing for Thursday night’s Green Bay Packers-Chicago Bears Gold Package contest, the Packers are reminding game attendees of construction projects that are ongoing in the Green Bay area. Several parts of U.S. Highway 41 and Interstate Highway 43 will be affected by construction, especially for fans driving to Green Bay from Illinois and southern parts of Wisconsin.

For fans traveling to the game from Milwaukee, traffic on the Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge on I-43 will be condensed to one lane in each direction with reduced speeds of 55 miles per hour over a 3.5-mile segment of the highway. The Webster Avenue and Atkinson Drive exits will be closed to traffic. It is recommended that fans exit onto WIS 172 to avoid backups on the bridge.

Fans who are traveling northbound on U.S. 41 could also encounter backups through portions of Winnebago and Brown County. Twelve miles of highway from 9th Avenue in Oshkosh to Breezewood Avenue in Neenah, and 10 miles of highway from Scheuring Road in De Pere to the 1-43 exit in Green Bay will have restricted shoulders and reduced speeds of 55 mph.

The Wisconsin DOT also announced this week that WIS 29 is now closed to motorists between Packerland Drive and U.S. 41 until April 2014. All traffic from WIS 29 will be rerouted to the new Shawano Avenue, which will significantly increase congestion in that area. Motorists using that stretch of the highway are strongly encouraged to seek alternate routes.

Also announced this week, Oneida Street in Green Bay will have two lanes open in both directions for all future home Packer games.

A full description of construction projects can be found here.

 
blog comments powered by Disqus

You May Also Be Interested in...

Recent Videos

  • Packers Wrap Up First Week of OTAs

    (2:49) Posted 6 hours ago

    Packers Analyst Larry McCarren breaks down more key storylines from the Packers offseason. McCarren looks at the return of both B.J. Raji and Jared Abbrederis from injury, the work ethic of backup QB Scott Tolzien, and how cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt Jr. is handling the new faces in the secondary.

  • On the Clock: Packers select UCLA QB Brett Hundley

    (8:23) Posted 9 hours ago

    Check out QB Brett Hundley's NFL Draft journey (appears at 1:08 and 6:36).

  • Top 10 Green Bay Packers of all time

    (7:38) Posted 9 hours ago

    NFL Media's Elliot Harrison gives you his top 10 list of the greatest Green Bay Packers players in NFL history.