Live: 7th day of protests in Milwaukee began near Cathedral Square
Hub for reliable, timely news about COVID-19 pandemic

Sheriff: 146 citations issued to drivers in Milwaukee County construction zones in 4 days

MILWAUKEE COUNTY — Officials with the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday, Sept. 10 citations were issued to 146 drivers in construction zones in four days — between Friday, Sept. 6 and Monday, Sept. 9.

The breakdown was as follows, according to MCSO officials:

  • Friday: 41 citations
  • Saturday: 51 citations
  • Sunday: 49 citations
  • Monday: Five citations

Sheriff’s officials said the citations were issued for a variety of violations, including speeding and unsafe lane changes.

Three drivers were cited for driving 34 miles per hour over the speed limit. The highest fine was $456, for driving 84 miles per hour in a 50 miles per hour construction zone.

MCSO officials asked that you please slow down and use extra caution in work zones, whether construction workers are present or not.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.