Tools

"Support for Business Program Participant Guidebook" 

Want to know how to survive (and thrive) during construction? Download the Milwaukee Construction Survival Handbook. In addition to information on potential resources available, it gives business owners basic tips on how to prepare for construction and get through the active construction period. The guidebook also includes an overview of construction processes and what to expect during construction.  There are ideas for temporary alternative business operations, contact information for Milwaukee DPW and Wisconsin Department of Transportation, information on organizations that can provide valuable business information, and a list of community liaisons.

Open for Business Signage

The Department of Public Works will produce project specific "Open for Business" signs featuring neighborhood businesses on 8 foot by 4 foot A-frames.

Directional Signage

Department of Public Works will also create directional signage to help traffic flow and inform customers of parking availability.