State Trunk Highway 29 East - Shawano to Green Bay

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Wis 29 East
STH-32 leads south from Pulaski to combine with the STH-29 expressway east in 0.75 miles at Exit 249. CTH-V north ties into the upcoming diamond interchange from Isaar and the town of Seymour in adjacent Outagamie County. Photo taken 01/24/16.
Wis 32 doubles as the Red Arrow Highway along its nearly 326-mile trek across the state from Land O' Lakes at the Michigan state line to Pleasant Prairie at Illinois. Photo taken 01/24/16.
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STH-29 & 32 overlap for 7.4 miles to Shawano Avenue in the village of Howard. Photo taken 01/24/16.
Travelers reach the city of Green Bay in eight miles just beyond Interstate 41 [U.S. 41]. Photo taken 01/24/16.
Wis 29 east & 32 south briefly enter the northeast corner of Outagamie County and next intersect CTH-U (County Line Road). A J-turn takes drivers onto CTH-U north to Kunesh. Photo taken 01/24/16.
CTH-U south straddles the Brown County and Hobart village line through the Oneida Indian Reservation to eventually reach Interstate 41 [U.S. 41] near Wrightstown. Photo taken 01/24/16.
CTH-VV ventures east from Isaar to end at STH-29 & 32 through north Hobart. Photo taken 01/24/16.
A dumbbell interchange (Exit 255) joins the Wis 29 & 32 expressway with CTH-FF (Sherwood Street north / Hillcrest Road south) in one mile. Photo taken 01/24/16.
Speed limits increase to 70 miles per hour as Wis 29 upgrades to a limited access freeway to Interstate 41. Photo taken 01/24/16.
Centennial Centre Boulevard was realigned to parallel the freeway east to CTH-FF in Hobart when STH-29 was upgraded. The interchange (Exit 255) was built from 2013 to 2014 and included expansion of CTH-FF south to the boulevard and north to parallel Shawano Avenue (CTH-C) in Howard. Photo taken 01/24/16.
A directional T interchange joins Wis 29 & 32 with Interstate 41 [U.S. 41] in one mile. I-41 circles the west side of Green Bay north to Howard and south to Ashwaubenon. Photo taken 01/24/16.
Construction from 2009 to a ribbon cutting ceremony held on June 26, 2014 upgraded the STH-29, STH-32 and U.S. 41 exchange to include high speed flyovers ranging from 50 to 75 feet in height. The work was completed as part of the $1.5-billion U.S. 41 project through Brown and Winnebago Counties.1 Photo taken 01/24/16.
STH-29 east departs for CTH-EB (Packerland Drive south / Cardinal Drive north) at a dumbbell interchange. STH-29 follows Shawano Avenue southeast into downtown Green Bay while STH-32 travels briefly south along I-41 to Mason Street. Photo taken 01/24/16.
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Confirming marker posted for STH-29 beyond the exit ramp to CTH-EB. Photo taken 02/23/16.
STH-29 east enters the dumbbell interchange with CTH-EB (Packerland Dive). Packerland Drive travels south to the Green Bay Botanical Garden and Mason Street (STH-54). Photo taken 02/23/16.
The STH-32 mainline spans STH-29 and CTH-EB ahead of Shawano Avenue. Cardinal Lane continues CTH-EB north as STH-29 leaves for I-41 and Green Bay. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Traffic bound for STH-29 east leaves for Shawano Avenue ahead of a roundabout joining Packerland Drive and Cardinal Lane. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Shawano Avenue continues STH-29 east from south Howard into Green Bay. Photo taken 02/23/16.
The Wis 32 freeway parallels Shawano Avenue on its approach to I-41. Photo taken 02/23/16.
A dumbbell interchange joins Shawano Avenue with Interstate 41 below the flyovers of the I-41/Wis 32 exchange. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Duck Creek Parkway hooks south from Cardinal Drive to meet Wis 29 at a roundabout ahead of Interstate 41. Photo taken 02/23/16.
The flyover ramp from Wis 32 east to I-41 north rises over Wis 29 at the ramp departure for I-41 south. The freeway joins Green Bay with Appleton to the southwest. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Traveling under the I-41 freeway mainline along Shawano Avenue (STH-29) east. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Entering the three-lane roundabout on the east side of I-41. I-41 ends four miles north of STH-29 at Lineville Road (Exit 173), while U.S. 41 resumes course to Suamico, Abrams, and Marinette. Photo taken 02/23/16.
A sixth roundabout along Wis 29 east joins Shawano Avenue with Taylor Street as the trunk highway formally enters Green Bay. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Wis 29 (Shawano Avenue) passes by St. Mary's Hospital as the arterial enters an urban area of Green Bay. Photo taken 02/23/16.
One of the oldest McDonald's restaurants in Wisconsin is located at Shawano Avenue (STH-29) east at Alfran Street. The classic sign dates back to 1959 and was given historical status in 2002.2 Photo taken 02/23/16.
Eastbound Shawano Avenue at Military Avenue. Military Avenue represents the pre-freeway route of U.S. 41 and former alignment of U.S. 41 Business, which was decommissioned by 2004. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Wis 29 (Shawano Avenue) crosses the West Side Railroad Trail at Platten Street. Wis 29 previously traveled below grade here under the Milwaukee Road railroad tracks. The area was filled in and Shawano Avenue was rasied by 2005. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Shawano Avenue intersects Oneida Street at the Maple Arches and Fisk Addition neighborhoods. Oneida Street south heads through the Western Corridor community to intersect Wis 32 (Mason Street) en route to Lambeau Field. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Walnut Street continues Wis 29 southeast into Downtown Green Bay at Oakland Avenue. Walnut Street while separating the Fort Howard and Seymour Park neighborhoods. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Ashland Avenue leads north from STH-29 (Walnut Street) to Fort Howard Park while heading south becomes a part of STH-32 from Mason Street to Ashwaubenon. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Broadway Street lines the west side of the Fox River, connecting Walnut Street with part of the Green Bay business district. Photo taken 02/23/16.
The CN railroad crossing at Pearl Street results in frequent backups from trains. Photo taken 02/23/16.
A double lift bridge carries Wis 29 (Walnut Street) across the Fox River. The 1986-opened span provides a vertical clearance of 11.8 feet. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Redevelopment along the Fox River front has taken shape as STH-29 east enters central Green Bay. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Eastbound STH-29 (Walnut Street) at Washington Street in Downtown Green Bay. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Walnut Street east meets Jefferson Street near the Brown County Courthouse. Wis 29 east combines with Wis 54 east & 57 north (Monroe Avenue) two blocks ahead. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Motorists are advised to use the left lane from Madison Street as Wis 29 prepares to turn north onto Monroe Avenue. Photo taken 02/23/16.
Wis 29 east combines with Wis 54 & 57 to form a three-way overlap along Monroe Avenue north while Walnut Street continues east as a local street into the Navarino neighborhood. Photo taken 02/23/16.


 
Sources:
  1. "New Hwy. 41/29 ramps to open Thursday." Fox11 News, June 23, 2014.
  2. "McDonald’s in Wisconsin." Recollection Wisconsin (https://recollectionwisconsin.org/mcdonalds), December 8, 2014.


Photo Credits:

01/24/16, 02/23/16 by Peter Johnson

Connect with:
Interstate 41 / U.S. 41
State Trunk Highway 32 - Red Arrow Highway

Page Updated 03-08-2016.