Construction Updates

Construction updateGetting to the Zoo is easy using our updated driving directions.

The ramp to southbound 45 is closed permanently. The ramp to Highway 45 southbound at Watertown Plank Road is now open. All on and off ramps at Highway 100 and I-94 are open.

March 27 - April 5, 2015

Friday (3/27)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed 3/24 through 3/28 Swan Blvd WB west of Discovery Pkwy for hydrant installation.
    • A lane will be closed 3/26 through 3/28 Kearney St EB east of 84th St for equipment staging.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Burleigh St EB/WB at US 45 for booster station construction.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 84th St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Beloit Rd NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB/SB and Lapham St EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed 3/25 through 4/2 for temporary roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 EB at HWY 100 for bridge demolition.
    • There will be a full closure overnight US 45 SB at Watertown Plank Rd for bridge demolition.
    • The Zoo Int E-N system ramp will be closed overnight for retaining wall construction.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Hampton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Good Hope Rd to Silver Spring Dr for repaving.

Saturday (3/28)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed 3/24 through 5pm Swan Blvd WB west of Discovery Pkwy for hydrant installation.
    • A lane will be closed 3/26 through 5pm Kearney St EB east of 84th St for equipment staging.
    • There will be a traffic shift by 5am Bluemound Rd EB/WB east of US 45 for a traffic switch.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 84th St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Beloit Rd NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB/SB and Lapham St EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed 3/25 through 4/2 for temporary roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 EB at HWY 100 for bridge demolition.
    • There will be a full closure overnight US 45 SB at Watertown Plank Rd for bridge demolition.

Sunday (3/29)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed 3/25 through 4/2 for temporary roadway construction.

Monday (3/30)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Burleigh St EB/WB at US 45 for booster station construction.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Watertown Plank Rd EB/WB under US 45 for patching and rubbing.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 84th St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Beloit Rd NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB/SB and Lapham St EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed 3/25 through 4/2 for temporary roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 EB at HWY 100 for bridge demolition.
    • There will be a full closure overnight US 45 SB at Watertown Plank Rd for bridge demolition.
    • The Zoo Int E-N system ramp will be closed overnight for retaining wall construction.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Hampton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for repaving.
  • Hale Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-43 NB from HWY 100 to Layton Ave for setting platforms. *contingency is Tuesday 3/31

Tuesday (3/31)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Burleigh St EB/WB at US 45 for booster station construction.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Watertown Plank Rd EB/WB under US 45 for patching and rubbing.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 84th St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Beloit Rd NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB/SB and Lapham St EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed 3/25 through 4/2 for temporary roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 EB at HWY 100 for bridge demolition. *contingency is Wednesday 4/1
    • There will be a full closure overnight US 45 SB at Watertown Plank Rd for bridge demolition. *contingency is Wednesday 4/1
    • The Zoo Int E-N system ramp will be closed overnight for retaining wall construction. *contingency is Wednesday 4/1
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Hampton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for repaving.

Wednesday (4/1)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Burleigh St EB/WB at US 45 for booster station construction.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Watertown Plank Rd EB/WB under US 45 for patching and rubbing.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 84th St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Beloit Rd NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB/SB and Lapham St EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed 3/25 through 4/2 for temporary roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at 68th St for a traffic switch.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Hampton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for repaving.
  • Hale Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-43 NB from HWY 100 to Layton Ave for setting platforms. *contingency is Thursday 4/2

Thursday (4/2)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Burleigh St EB/WB at US 45 for booster station construction.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Watertown Plank Rd EB/WB under US 45 for patching and rubbing.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 84th St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Beloit Rd NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB/SB and Lapham St EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed 3/25 through 5am for temporary roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at 68th St for sawcutting.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Hampton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for repaving.

Friday (4/3)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Burleigh St EB/WB at US 45 for booster station construction.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Watertown Plank Rd EB/WB under US 45 for patching and rubbing.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 84th St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Beloit Rd NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB/SB and Lapham St EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at 68th St for utility work.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Hampton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for repaving.
  • Hale Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-43 NB from HWY 100 to Layton Ave for setting platforms.

Saturday (4/4)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day 84th St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Beloit Rd NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB/SB and Lapham St EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Only long-term closures in effect.

Sunday (4/5)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • Only long-term closures in effect.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Only long-term closures in effect.

Long-Term Closures

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed HWY 100 entrance ramp to I-94 WB 3/25 through TBD for metering issues.
    • A lane will be closed HWY 100 NB/SB from Armour Ave to Howard Ave through 4/6 for reconstruction work.
    • A lane will be closed O’Connor St WB from 68th St to 72nd St through mid-April for retaining wall construction.
    • There will be a full closure HWY 100 entrance ramp to I-94 EB through mid/late May for roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure I-94 WB exit ramp to 84th St through late May 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure Honey Creek Pkwy EB/WB at 84th St through late May 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure Bluemound Rd EB/WB from 95th St to 97th St through late May 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure 95th St NB/SB from St. Paul Ave to Bluemound Rd through late May 2015 for repaving work.
    • There will be a full closure O’Connor St WB from 82nd St to 84th St through early June 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure 84th St entrance ramp to I-94 WB through mid-June 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure Adler St EB from 85th St to 87th St through Summer 2015 for sanitary and water work (becomes one-way WB only).
    • There will be a permanent full closure US 45 SB exit ramp to Wisconsin Ave for ramp reconstruction (will reopen as US 45 SB exit ramp to Bluemound Rd in late August 2015).
    • There will be a full closure Adler St EB west of 87th St through late Fall 2015 for sanitary and water work (becomes one-way WB only).
    • There will be a full closure Chester St WB from 92nd St to Dixon St through late Fall 2015 for roadway construction (becomes one-way EB only).
    • There will be a full closure of the Zoo Int S-W system ramp through late November 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • A lane will be closed I-94 WB at 68th St through mid-December 2015 for roadway construction.
    • A lane will be closed 84th St NB/SB from I-94 to Honey Creek Pkwy through mid-December 2015 for roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure 92nd St NB/SB from Schlinger Ave to Dixon St through mid-December 2015 for bridge reconstruction.
    • There will be a permanent full closure Wisconsin Ave entrance ramp to US 45 NB for interchange reconstruction (will reopen as Bluemound Rd entrance ramp to US 45 NB in late November 2016).
    • There will be a full closure Schlinger Ave EB/WB under I-894/US 45 through Summer 2017 for project construction.
    • There will be a full closure of the Zoo Int E-S system ramp through late August 2017 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure US 45 NB exit ramp to Bluemound Rd through late November 2017 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a permanent full closure Wisconsin Ave entrance ramp to US 45 SB for interchange reconstruction (will reopen as Bluemound Rd entrance ramp to US 45 SB in late November 2017).
    • Hank Aaron State Trail will be closed to pedestrians from 94th Pl to Oak Leaf Trail through late 2017 for project construction.

* Note that these closures are weather dependent and subject to change.

For more information on Zoo Interchange closures, visit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation website.

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