"So now I have to the Scheuring Road exit, which is about a mile away. So I just try to plan early and leave about five-minutes earlier for work than I used to," said Rob Ropson of De Pere, who takes U.S. 41 south to get to work.
Such alteration will be the norm for the next 60-days as the on and off ramps are rebuilt as part of the Highway 41 expansion. So, businesses on both sides of the highway are setting up signs to let customers know they're open during construction. "The Lullabye Shop" is taking things a step further by tailoring website directions to their customers.
"If you're following directions it's a lot easier to say 'turn left by the big yellow house' than to go north or south, east or west," said store manager Karen McDonald.
The BP Quick Stop just west of U.S. 41 on Main Avenue is getting help from loyal customers.
"Then again I'm retired and I'm not in a hurry to get from one place to another," said Marty Augustine of Krakow, who's shopped at the store since his working days.
But BP Quick Stop manager. Cassandra McPherson expects lean times for awhile.
"Schneider National sends a lot of business our way and we are completely isolated from them right now," she said.
If everything stays on schedule, reconstruction work should be finished just in time for the holiday shopping and travel season.
Local 5's Terry Kovarik has the story.