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Street Closures

NEW DEVELOPMENTS 

SOUTH 35TH STREET BRIDGE OVER THE KINNICKINNIC RIVER- SOUTH 35TH STREET – WEST MANITOBA STREET TO WEST KINNICKINNIC RIVER PARKWAY (11TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 6)
It is anticipated that the South 35th Street bridge over the Kinnickinnic River will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, September 9 and reopening Friday, September 20, 2019 weather dependent.

NORTH MILWAUKEE STREET – WEST STATE STREET NORTH TO MID BLOCK (4TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
It is anticipated that North Milwaukee Street from West State Street north to mid block will be closed to traffic from 6:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday, September 13, 2019 for the Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall Grand Opening.

EAST HARTFORD AVENUE – NORTH DOWNER AVENUE TO NORTH MARYLAND AVENUE (3RD) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
It is anticipated that East Hartford Avenue from North Downer Avenue to North Maryland Avenue will be closed to traffic on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. for Pantherfest sponsored by UWM.

WEST NATIONAL AVENUE – SOUTH 33RD STREET TO SOUTH 35TH STREET (8TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 2)
It is anticipated that West National Avenue from South 33rd Street to South 35th Street will be closed to traffic on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 7:00 A.M to 9:00 P.M for the Silver City International Festival.

RIVERWEST VINTAGE FLEA MARKET (3RD) (POLICE DISTRICT 5)
It is anticipated that the following roadways will be closed to traffic from 6:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 for the Riverwest Vintage Flea Market: East Burleigh Street from North Pierce Street to North Fratney Street and North Fratney Street from East Burleigh Street to East Chambers Street.

NEWAUKEE NIGHT MARKET (4TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
It is anticipated that on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from noon to 1:00 A.M. this event will be in progress and will close West Wisconsin Avenue from North Plankinton Avenue to North Vel R Phillips Avenue; and North Old Word Third Street from West Wisconsin Avenue going north to alley.

EAST LINCOLN AVENUE – SOUTH KINNICKINNIC AVENUE TO A POINT APPROXIMATELY 100’ EAST (14TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 6)
It is anticipated that East Lincoln Avenue from South Kinnickinnic Avenue to a point approximately 100’ east will be closed to traffic from 10:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 14, 2019 for Sausage Fest.

BRIGGS & AL’S MEMORIAL RUN/WALK FOR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (3RD, 4TH) (POLICE DISTRICTS 1, 5)
It is anticipated that on Saturday, September 14, 2019 this event will be in progress along the following route, closing these streets to traffic:  East and West Wisconsin Avenue, North 16th Street to North Prospect Avenue; North Prospect Avenue, East Wisconsin Avenue to East Lafayette Place; East Lafayette Place, North Prospect Avenue to Lafayette Hill; Lafayette Hill, East Lafayette Place to North Lincoln Memorial Drive; North Lincoln Memorial Drive, East Lafayette Hill to East Clybourn Street; East Clybourn Street, North Lincoln Memorial Drive to North Van Buren Street; North Van Buren Street, East Clybourn Street to East St. Paul Avenue; East St. Paul Avenue, North Van Buren Street to North Jefferson Street; East St. Paul Avenue to East Chicago Street; East Chicago Street, North Jefferson Street to North Harbor Drive.

MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE (13TH, 14TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 2, 6)
It is anticipated that on Sunday, September 15, 2019 beginning at 7:30 A.M. (assembly) and 10:00 A.M. (start) the following roads will be closed to traffic.  Assembly will be on Kinnickinnic River Parkway from South 27th Street to South 20th Street and South 22nd Street from West Oklahoma Avenue to Kinnickinnic River Parkway.  The parade route will proceed east on West Oklahoma Avenue to South 6th Street, north on South 6th Street to West Rosedale Avenue, east on West Rosedale Avenue to the UMOS property. 

CICLOVIA MKE (8TH, 12TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 2)
It is anticipated that the above event will close the following roadways to traffic from 2:00 P.M to 7:00 P.M on Saturday, September 14, 2019: South Cesar Chavez Drive from West Greenfield Avenue to West National Avenue; West Greenfield Avenue from South Cesar Chavez Drive to South 20th Street; and West Washington Street from South Cesar Chavez Drive to South 20th Street.

PROJECTS IN PROGRESS

SOUTH 13TH STREET AT WEST DAKOTA AVENUE (14TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 6)
It is anticipated that South 13th Street will be closed at West Dakota Avenue with a detour in place at West Oklahoma Avenue and at West Cleveland Avenue. MMDS will be doing a sewer job that starts on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 for approximately 6 weeks.

SOUTH 35TH STREET – WEST OKLAHOMA AVENUE TO WEST DAKOTA STREET (11TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 6)
It is anticipated that two-way traffic on South 35th Street from West Oklahoma Avenue to West Dakota Street will be restricted over the Kinnickinnic River starting Friday, June 21 to October 2019.

WEST CLEVELAND AVENUE – SOUTH 16TH STREET TO SOUTH 19TH STREET (12TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 2)
It is anticipated that West Cleveland Ave from South 16th Street to South 19th Street will be closed to through traffic from July 29, 2019 to December of 2019 for a MMSD project. A detour will be in place to assist motorists.

SOUTH 43RD STREET/SOUTH MILLER PARK WAY AT WEST LINCOLN AVENUE (8TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 2)
It is anticipated that the traffic on South 43rd Street/South Miller Park Way at West Lincoln Avenue will be impacted for a monotube project that will take approximately 4 weeks.

SOUTH 27th STREET AT WEST LINCOLN AVENUE (8TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 2)
It is anticipated that the traffic on South 27th Street at West Lincoln Avenue will be impacted for a monotube project that will take approximately 4 weeks.

WEST HAMPTON AVENUE – NORTH 57TH STREET TO NORTH 65TH STREET (2ND, 7TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 7)
It is anticipated that two-way traffic on West Hampton Avenue from North 57th Street to North 65th Street will be restricted to one side of the roadway beginning Monday, March 18th to November of 2019.

NORTH MARKET STREET – EAST WELLS STREET TO EAST KILBOURN AVENUE (4TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
The ongoing City Hall work is changing the traffic flow on North Market Street starting Wednesday, August 29, 2018 until further notice.  North Market Street will be closed from 110’ north of East Wells Street to East Kilbourn Avenue.  There will be handicapped parking allowed on the east and west side of North Market Street from East Wells Street going north 100’.  There will be a loading zone placed on North Water starting at East Wells Street and going north.  Access will be maintained to the City’s lower parking garage driveway. 

NORTH WATER STREET – EAST WELLS STREET TO EAST KILBOURN AVENUE (4TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
The ongoing City Hall work is adding to the traffic flow.  Beginning Saturday, February 23, 2019, and continuing until July 2020, the east sidewalk and the entrance to City Hall on North Water Street will be closed. There will also only be one northbound traffic lane on the proper side of the road. A pedestrian walkway will be in place on North Water Street.

NORTH TEUTONIA AVENUE – WEST GARFIELD AVENUE TO WEST GROELING AVENUE (6TH, 15TH) (POLICE DISTRICTS 3 & 5)
It is anticipated that beginning Monday, April 29, 2019; North Teutonia Avenue from West Garfield Avenue to West Groeling Avenue will be restricted to one-way northbound traffic until August of 2019 for a roadway reconstruction project.

SOUTH CHASE AVENUE – WEST LINCOLN AVENUE TO SOUTH 5TH STREET (14TH) (POLICE DISTRICTS 2 & 6)
It is anticipated that beginning May 6th to November 2019; South Chase Avenue from West Lincoln Avenue to West Holt Street will have traffic alterations in place for the reconstruction of South Chase Avenue. In addition, traffic patterns will be changed on East Oklahoma Avenue for 400’ east and west of South Chase Avenue.

WEST CAPITOL DRIVE/NORTH PORT WASHINGTON ROAD – NORTH 2ND STREET TO NORTH GREEN BAY ROAD (6TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 5)
West Capitol Drive from North 2nd Street to North 7th Street will be restricted to one lane for each direction of travel and access to North Port Washington Road in all directions will be maintained for Port Washington bridge reconstruction and resurfacing of West Capitol Drive from 5/13/19 to October of 2019.

EAST/WEST MICHIGAN STREET – NORTH PLANKINTON AVENUE TO NORTH WATER STREET (4TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
It is anticipated that the Michigan Street Vertical Lift Bridge will be closed for repairs beginning Friday, May 10, 2019 and ending in spring of 2020. Traffic will be detoured for the duration of the project.

KILBOURN TUNNEL SOUTH RAMP AT NORTH 6TH STREET AND WEST KILBOURN AVENUE (4TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
It is anticipated that starting Monday, June 3rd, 2019 the Kilbourn south tunnel off-ramp will close to traffic until October of 2019 for structural work.

WEST LAYTON AVENUE -- SOUTH 1ST STREET TO SOUTH 27TH ST (13TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 6)
It is anticipated that starting on Friday, June 21, 2019 to November 2019, West Layton Avenue from South 1st Street to South 27th Street will be under construction having only 1 lane of traffic in each direction on the proper side of the roadway.