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2015 Guide to City of Milwaukee Bridge Operations

BRIDGE OPENINGS/CLOSURES

SUMMERFEST ROCK 'N SOLE RUN - Effective June 13, 2015

During the Summerfest Rock 'N Sole Run, the Broadway bridge (mile .79) over the Milwaukee River and the Kinnickinnic Avenue Bridge (mile 1.67) over the Kinnickinnic River will be subjected to "Temporary Bridge Opening Restrictions."

During the scheduled race on Saturday, June 13, 2015, the above mentioned bridges will not open for any vessel bewteen the hours of 6:30 and 8:30 a.m., except at the discretion of the Milwaukee Police Department.

Any questions regarding these special bridge hours should be directed to the City of Milwaukee Infrastructure Services/Field Operations at 286-3450 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

SUMMERFEST - Effective June 24-July 5, 2015

During Summerfest, the Broadway bridge (mile .79), the Water Street Bridge (mile .94), the St. Paul Avenue Bridge (mile 1.21), the Clybourn Avenue Bridge (mile 1.28), the Michigan Avenue Bridge (mile 1.37), and the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge (mile 1.48) - all over the Milwaukee River - will be subjected to "Temporary Bridge Opening Restrictions."

During the scheduled fireworks on Wednesday, June 24 (rain date June 25) and on Friday, July 3, the above mentioned bridges will not open for any vessel between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m., except at the discretion of the Milwaukee Police Department.

All remaining days of Summerfest - Thursday, June 25 through Sunday, June 28, Tuesday, June 30, Wednesday, July 1 and Saturday, July 4 through Sunday, July 5 - the above mentioned bridges will not open for all recreational craft between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. each night, except at the discretion of the Milwaukee Police Department.

Any questions regarding these special bridge hours should be directed to the City of Milwaukee Infrastructure Services/Field Operations at 286-3450 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

FESTA ITALIANA - Effective July 17-19, 2015

During Festa Italiana, the Broadway bridge (mile .79) and the Water Street bridge (mile .94) - both over the Milwaukee River - will be subjected to "Temporary Bridge Opening Restrictions."

During the festival - Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19, 2015 - the above mentioned bridges will not open for all recreational craft between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight each night, except at the discretion of the Milwaukee Police Department.

Any questions regarding these special bridge hours should be directed to the City of Milwaukee Infrastructure Services/Field Operations at 286-3450, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Infrastructure Division
Room 701
Zeidler Municipal Building
841 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Jeffrey S. Polenske
City Engineer
Phone: (414) 286-2400
Fax: (414) 286-5994