WEST CAPITOL DRIVE PROJECT
The project consists of reconstructing the medians along West Capitol Drive between the Soo Line Overpass to North 36th Street.
-New pedestrian curb ramps
-Installation of pedestrian refuge islands in median
-New pavement markings for designated turning lanes
-Landscaped signature bed
-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.