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WEST CAPITOL DRIVE PROJECT

The project was completed on October 15, 2018. 

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The project consists of reconstructing the medians along West Capitol Drive between the Soo Line Overpass to North 36th Street. 

Project Features
-New pedestrian curb ramps
-Installation of pedestrian refuge islands in median
-New pavement markings for designated turning lanes
-Landscaped signature bed

Project Benefits
-Enhances safety for pedestrians and motorists
-Improves the overall operation of the roadway

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION

The City of Milwaukee works to minimize impact for businesses, residents and the traveling public during construction. 

Traffic: Two lanes of traffic in each direction will be maintained. We advise the traveling public to allow for extra time while traveling to and from this neighborhood.

Parking: On-street parking will be temporarily removed during construction.

Pedestrian Access: Pedestrian access will be maintained to abutting properties and businesses during construction with the least amount of inconvenience. Short-term disruptions will occur for pedestrian curb ramp construction on the north side of West Capitol Drive at North 34th and North 35th streets. 

Bus Route: The Milwaukee County Transit System will continue the operation of bus routes #6, 35, 61 and the RedLine during construction. 

Construction Hours: Work is allowed from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.


PROJECT CONTACTS

Lynn DesJardins Construction Supervisor [email protected] 414-708-3885
Tony Berendt Project Inspector [email protected] 414-708-3951
Megan O'Connor Support for Business Liaison [email protected] 414-708-1433

 

Start Date: July 9, 2018
Anticipated Completion Date: October 2018

*All work is weather dependent and subject to change

Project Overview-Printable version
 

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