Travelers on Wisconsin roads for the upcoming holiday could face construction zones such as this one on Interstate 43 in Green Bay on Tuesday.
Gas prices and a shorter holiday period may contribute to a decrease in travel for the Fourth of July.
According to a AAA survey, nearly 867,000 people are expected to travel in the state for the Fourth of July, a 1.3 percent decrease from last year. Nationwide, a projected 40.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday, a 0.8 decrease from last year.
"At the time the survey was taken at the end of May gas prices were on a steep climb," Pam Moen, a spokesperson for AAA said. "Thankfully they have come back down. I presume gas prices at the time ...