Monday, February 25, 2013
Work for for an additional auxiliary lane of traffic will run from March through May.
Whether you work, commute or live in Milwaukee, drivers should be aware of I-94 roadwork and lane restrictions that will begin in March and go through May. Work will begin on March 4 and continue until mid-May for the addition of an auxiliary lane of traffic between 25th and 37th street. On-ramps at 35th street will be closed the week of February to complete work on lane markings. The work start times are dependent weather conditions. The work will begin on March 4 and continue until mid-May. On-ramps at 35th street will be closed the week of February to complete work on lane markings. Patch media partners WISN, report that this an attempt to ease traffic after a redesign last year reduced the number of lanes in certain directions …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Some lane and ramp closures began Wednesday, and on Friday and Saturday I-894 will be closed completely from the Zoo Interchange to National Avenue for demolition of Greenfield Ave. overpass.
The first major freeway closures are set for the Zoo Interchange reconstruction project, centered on the Greenfield Avenue overpass, which will be demolished and rebuilt, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announced. Lane and ramp closings began Wednesday morning and are not limited to the immediate area of Greenfield Avenue. For instance, as noted below, the southbound ramp onto I-894 from eastbound I-94 is closed on Wednesday; the ramp from westbound I-94 onto I-894 south will be closed Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, I-894 will be completely closed from the Zoo Interchange south to National Avenue. Actual demolition of the overpass is scheduled for this weekend. Motorists should be aware of the following freeway …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Many road projects have concluded but motorists should still expect delays.
If you're heading to Lambeau Field on Sunday to see the Green Bay Packers take on the Minnesota Vikings in a key NFC showdown, be prepared to give yourself some extra time so you don't miss the opening noon kickoff. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), some road construction continues on major roads in northeast Wisconsin. And while most projects have concluded for the year, drivers might still encounter road conditions in some remaining work zones that could cause backups. WisDOT strongly recommends motorists allow themselves additional time while traveling this weekend. The following is a list of the major roads in northeast Wisconsin most Packers fans will be traveling and the road conditions they should …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Deer hunters and holiday travelers will encounter fewer orange barrels on major highways.
From the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Although most major road construction projects have concluded for the year, drivers traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday may encounter some ongoing work and should be prepared for orange barrels, lane shifts, and reduced speeds. "Because of the extraordinary road construction season this year, we’ve been able to wrap up the majority of projects before Thanksgiving," said Don Greuel of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) Project Services Section. "There no longer are detours on major highways for construction projects, but there are a few spots where lane restrictions are still in place." WisDOT expects traffic to be heavy on Friday, November 16, as deer hunters flock to…
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
A $14.1 million state construction project along Bluemound Road from Moorland to Barker roads is substantially complete, officials said Wednesday as they promoted recent economic growth in the corridor.
- Lisa Sink
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
A $14.1 million reconstruction of Bluemound Road from Moorland to Barker roads is substantially complete, paving the way for greater economic growth, including the relocation of Willis insurance to an office park on that key corridor, officials said Wednesday. Gov. Scott Walker and Brookfield Mayor Steve Ponto celebrated the "grand reopening" of the three-mile stretch that handles about 50,000 cars daily. "We’re open for business on Bluemound Road, and that means great things for the future," Walker said. "A project like this is not just about the flow of traffic through the area," the governor said. "It’s about making it welcoming." Elected officials and business leaders from the city and town of Brookfield, Waukesha County and state …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation warns motorists to be prepared for construction slow-downs on Route 41 heading to the EAA convention in Oshkosh.
From a Wisconsin Department of Transportation press release: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Northeast Region is reminding motorists heading to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, that while US 41 road construction may be taking a brief break during the annual event in Winnebago County, drivers will still encounter road conditions in work zones that could cause backups, requiring patience and advanced planning. The week-long event is being held July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport. People driving to the event should allow extra time to navigate construction along US 41 between Breezewood Lane in Neenah and 9th Avenue in Oshkosh. Speed limits within this segment of highway have been reduced to 55 mph. Motorists are also reminded that …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Starting Wednesday, the westbound portion of the airport spur will be closed to traffic. Eastbound (into the airport) will still be open.
From the Wisconsin Department of Transportation: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will fully close the Airport Spur (WIS 119) westbound leaving the Airport for reconstruction beginning at 6 a.m. on February 20, 2012 through late 2012. “Motorists leaving the Airport will be detoured to Howell Avenue, said Ryan Luck, WisDOT construction chief. “The Airport Spur eastbound into the Airport remains open.” Traffic exiting General Mitchell Airport should utilize the following detour route information: From General Mitchell International Airport to I-43/94 NB (to Downtown Milwaukee): From General Mitchell International Airport to I-94 EAST (SB) (to Racine/Kenosha/Chicago): General Mitchell International Airport to I-43/894 WB…
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Traffic could be busiest on Sunday, as gun deer season comes to a close.
A few significant road construction projects present the promise of slower traffic over the busy Thanksgiving weekend. Be prepared in order to make the best of it. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, here are some of the more significant projects that could impact the trip to grandma’s house: Those who are staying in Milwaukee in order to bring Black Friday to its knees should note these two sticky spots: Weather should not slow you much, as highs are expected mostly in the 50s in southeastern Wisconsin, with chances of just light rain. More challenging could be the expected heavy traffic on Sunday, when the gun deer season also wraps up and hunters are on their way home. Highways should be slightly more congested this…