2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 346. Rules of the road.
346.16 Use of controlled-access highways, expressways and freeways.

346.16

346.16 Use of controlled-access highways, expressways and freeways.

346.16(1)

(1) No person shall drive a vehicle onto or from a controlled-access highway, expressway or freeway except through an opening provided for that purpose.

346.16(2)

(2)

346.16(2)(a)

(a) Except as provided in par. (b), no pedestrian or person riding a bicycle or other nonmotorized vehicle and no person operating a moped or motor bicycle may go upon any expressway or freeway when official signs have been erected prohibiting such person from using the expressway or freeway.

346.16(2)(am)

(am) Notwithstanding s. 349.105 and except as provided in par. (b), no person riding an electric personal assistive mobility device may go upon any expressway or freeway when official signs have been erected prohibiting persons specified in par. (a) from using the expressway or freeway.

346.16(2)(ar)

(ar) Notwithstanding s. 349.105, no person operating an off-road utility vehicle or a lightweight utility vehicle, as defined in s. 346.94 (21) (a) 2., may go upon any expressway or freeway when official signs have been erected prohibiting persons specified in par. (a) from using the expressway or freeway, except that a lightweight utility vehicle may cross such an expressway or freeway.

346.16(2)(b)

(b) A pedestrian or other person under par. (a) or (am) may go upon a portion of a hiking trail, cross-country ski trail, bridle trail or bicycle trail incorporated into the highway right-of-way and crossing the highway if the portion of the trail is constructed under s. 84.06 (11).

346.16 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 243; 1987 a. 98; 2001 a. 90; 2003 a. 192; 2009 a. 157.

346.16 - ANNOT.

Cross-reference: See s. 59.84 (2) (j) for additional restrictions on the use of expressways in Milwaukee County.

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