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Milwaukee Lakefront Gateway Project: Phases

Phase 1: WisDOT/State Project Work

The work in this phase of the project will include:
 
  1. The reconstruction of N. Lincoln Memorial Drive from Michigan Street to south of Chicago Street
  2. The reconstruction of E. Clybourn Street to a two-way boule­vard section between Van Buren Street and N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
  3. The reconstruction of the realigned IH 794 EB\WB N. Lincoln Memorial Drive Ramps with new retaining wall and bridge struc­tures
  4. Streetscaping along E. Clybourn Street
  5. Stormwater Best Management Practices along N. Lincoln Me­morial Drive and E. Clybourn Street to include urban and linear biofiltration basins
  6. Retaining wall aesthetics
 

Phase 2: City of Milwaukee Project Work (Designed and Implemented Concurrently with Phase 1)

The work in this phase of the project will include:
 
  1. The reconstruction of the intersection of N. Lincoln Memorial Drive and Michigan Street
  2. The construction of the extension of E. Clybourn Street from N. Lincoln Memorial Drive to Art Museum Drive
  3. The reconstruction of Harbor Drive and the removal of existing Harbor Drive between Michigan Street and E. Clybourn Street
  4. The reconstruction of Michigan Street from Cass Street to N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
  5. The reconstruction of Cass Street from Wisconsin Avenue to Michigan Street
  6. Streetscaping along E. Clybourn Street, Michigan Street, and Harbor Drive
 

Phase 3: City of Milwaukee Project Work – Not funded at this time

The City of Milwaukee and the WisDOT are pursuing TIGER Grant funding to assist with the construction of some of the elements shown in Phase 3; however, selection of projects will not be known until the fall of 2014. The work shown in this phase of the project includes:
 
  1. Pedestrian Bridge Concepts
  2. Gateway Plaza Design Concepts
  3. Urban Park Design Concepts
No preferred alternatives have been identified at this time for Phase 3 work.

 


Project Phasing

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