- COMMUNITY MEETINGS
- SURVEY, FEEDBACK & COMMENTS
- CONTACT US
The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works and Wisconsin Department of Transportation are planning to replace West National Avenue from South 39th Street to South 1st Street (2.6 miles). West National Avenue is an urban 4-lane, undivided principal arterial and connecting highway STH 59. The scope of work includes removing and replacing deteriorated pavement, curb & gutter, driveway approaches and sidewalk. Pedestrian curb ramps will be built to meet ADA compliance. Drainage structures, street lighting and traffic signals will also be upgraded.
- Replace deteriorated pavement
- Improve safety for all users
- Improve speed limit compliance
- Decrease crash rates and crash severity
- STH 59 is an Oversize/Overweight (OSOW) Truck Route
- STH 59 is a MAP-21 NHS Principal Arterial
Estimated construction cost $20 to $25 million.
We are currently in the preliminary design phase. Construction is tentatively scheduled for 2026 and 2027.
COMMUNITY MEETINGS & DOCUMENTS
The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works holds public involvement meetings to receive input and share project details with residents and businesses located in the project area.
Virtual Public Involvement Meeting #1 – November 18 and November 19, 2020 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The purpose of the 1st public meeting is to introduce the project, and gather community experience to start design options.
To attend this meeting, please register - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/1525728924594583568
If you prefer to call in, dial 1(914) 614-3221 and enter access code 287-668-891
Public Involvement Meeting #2 - May 2021
Purpose: Show feasible design options based on initial community feedback
Public Involvement Meeting #3 - November 2021
Purpose: Present preferred alternative design and any feasible remaining options to obtain final feedback
Public Involvement Meeting #4 - May 2024
Purpose: Present preliminary plans, construction staging plans, access changes to obtain feedback on potential construction concerns
STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY COMMITTEE
We created a stakeholder advisory committee made up of local elected officials, representatives from city departments and neighborhood organizations to help ensure community members are involved throughout the enitre process and contribute toward the project.