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WEST HAMPTON AVENUE BRIDGE OVER LINCOLN CREEK REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Department of Public Works will conduct a rehabilitation project of the West Hampton Avenue Bridge over Lincoln Creek, located between North 60th Street and West Lincoln Creek Drive. The work consists of replacing the bridge deck, sidewalk and roadway approach, painting the steel girders, and installing new bridge railings, underground conduit and street lights. In addition, upgrades will be made to the sanitary relay and storm sewers on West Lincoln Creek Drive from West Hampton to West Armitage avenues. 

A modification to the median at the intersection of Lincoln Creek Drive will include a new pedestrian crosswalk on Hampton Avenue and will limit left hand turns from Lincoln Creek Drive to enhance safety for pedestrians and motorists and improve the overall operation of the roadway. 

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION

To minimize how construction will impact residents, businesses, and the traveling public, the project will be split into two stages:

Stage 1: The north side of West Hampton Avenue Bridge will be closed for construction. One lane of traffic in each direction will be provided on the south side of the street. Pedestrian access shall be maintained on the south side of the bridge and abutting properties with the least amount of inconvenience. 

Stage 2: The south side of West Hampton Avenue Bridge will be closed for construction. One lane of traffic in each direction will be provided on the north side of the street. Motorists will not be allowed to turn from Hampton Avenue onto Lincoln Creek Drive or vice versa. Pedestrian access shall be maintained on the north side of the bridge and abutting properties with the least amount of inconvenience. 

Driveway Access: City staff and the contractor will work to minimize the amount of time any driveway access is restricted and will notify property owners 48 hours in advance of any driveway work.

Bus Route: #12 will maintain its regular route, schedule, and transfer points (#76 & Blueline) within the work zone. Unanticipated stop alterations will be signed to redirect passengers as needed. 

Parking: On-street parking is not allowed on Hampton Avenue at any time during the project. During Stage 2, on-street parking will be restricted on West Lincoln Creek Drive from West Hampton to West Armitage avenues for sewer work.

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


PROJECT CONTACTS

Musa Abu-khader Construction Supervisor mkhade@milwaukee.gov 414-708-2529
Megan O'Connor Support for Business Liaison moconnor@milwaukee.gov 414-708-1433


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Start: Mid-March 2019
Completion: December 2019
*All work is weather dependent and subject to change


Project Overview-PDF
Traffic Control Stages 1-2
West Lincoln Creek Drive Intersection-Pavement Markings Plan