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Street Closures

NEW DEVELOOPMENTS

NORTH FARWELL AVENUE – EAST KANE PLACE TO EAST ROYALL PLACE (3RD) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
It is anticipated that North Farwell Avenue from East Kane Place to East Royall Place will be restricted to one lane southbound from 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 for a crane lift.

PROJECTS IN PROGRESS

NORTH PLANKINTON AVENUE/SOUTH 2ND STREET – WEST ST. PAUL AVENUE TO A POINT SOUTH OF THE PLANKINTON AVENUE BASCULE BRIDGE (4TH,  12th) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
It is anticipated that North Plankinton Avenue/South 2nd Street from West St Paul Avenue to a point south of the Plankinton Avenue Bascule Bridge will be restricted to one lane in each direction beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 for two days; beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020 this segment of roadway will be closed to traffic until early June of 2020 to facilitate a bridge rehabilitation project and the reconstruction of North Plankinton Avenue north of the Menomonee River. 

NORTH TEUTONIA AVENUE – WEST GROELING AVENUE TO WEST CAPITOL DRIVE (6TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 5)
It is anticipated that North Teutonia Ave from West Groeling Avenue to West Capitol Drive will be restricted to northbound travel only beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 and continuing until mid-April 2020 for a road reconstruction project.  In addition, access to North Teutonia Avenue will be closed for the majority of roadways intersecting from the west. Both east and westbound traffic will be maintained on West Chambers Street & West Capitol Drive while eastbound only traffic will be maintained on West Nash Street and westbound only on West Melvina Street. 

NORTH 27TH STREET FROM WEST FOND DU LAC AVENUE TO WEST CENTER ST (15TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 3)
It is anticipated that North 27th Street from West Fond du Lac Avenue to West Center Street will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, February 3 and continuing to July of 2020 for an underground sewer project. A detour will be in place to assist motorists.

WEST CLEVELAND AVENUE – SOUTH 16TH STREET TO SOUTH 19TH STREET (12TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 2)
It is anticipated that West Cleveland Avenue 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)
Until further notice, 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.

SOUTH 27th STREET AT WEST LINCOLN AVENUE (8TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 2)
Until further notice, it is anticipated that the traffic on South 27th Street at West Lincoln Avenue will be impacted for a monotube project.

NORTH WATER STREET – EAST WELLS STREET TO EAST KILBOURN AVENUE (4TH) (POLICE DISTRICT 1)
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.

SOUTH CHASE AVENUE – WEST LINCOLN AVENUE TO SOUTH 5TH STREET (14TH) (POLICE DISTRICTS 2 & 6)
It is anticipated that beginning April 1, 2020 until further notice, 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.

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.

City of Milwaukee Department of Publick Works  

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Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building 
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Milwaukee, WI 53202

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