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.

July 16-26, 2015


Thursday (7/16)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Sunnyslope Dr NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Greenfield Ave EB west of Barker Rd for sign structure installation.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Greenfield Ave WB at 93rd St for utility work.
    • There will be a full closure overnight Swan Blvd EB/WB from Underwood Pkwy to Discovery Pkwy for slabjacking.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Burleigh St to North Ave for mill and fill.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 EB from 70th St to 64th St for barrier wall work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB at Wisconsin Ave for barrier wall work.
    • The Zoo Int N-E system ramp will be closed overnight for barrier wall work.
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-94 EB through the Zoo Interchange for bridge decking.
    • The Zoo Int W-N system ramp will be closed overnight for bridge decking.
    • A lane will be closed overnight US 45 NB at Bluemound Rd for sawcutting.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Burleigh St to Silver Spring Dr for high friction surface treatment.
  • HWY 67/I-94 Project
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-94 WB at HWY 67 for girder setting.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 EB at HWY 67 for girder setting. *contingency is Friday 7/17
    • There will be a 15 minute rolling full closure between 3am and 5am I-94 WB at HWY 67 for girder setting.

Friday (7/17)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • 84th St NB from I-94 to Honey Creek Pkwy reopens to two lanes by 3pm.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Sunnyslope Dr NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Burleigh St to North Ave for mill and fill. *contingency is Sunday 7/19
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 EB at 76th St for mill and fill.
    • The Stadium Int S-W system ramp will be closed overnight for mill and fill.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at Hawley Rd for mill and fill and bridge decking.
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed overnight for bridge decking.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • A lane will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Fond du Lac Ave to Good Hope Rd for pavement marking.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for high friction surface treatment.

Saturday (7/18)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • Only long-term closures in effect.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for high friction surface treatment.

Sunday (7/19)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • Only long-term closures in effect.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for high friction surface treatment.

Monday (7/20)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed long-term 9am through late September 2015 Oklahoma Ave entrance ramp to I-894/US 45 NB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed 9am through 7/24 National Ave WB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave EB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Sunnyslope Dr NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Calhoun Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 EB from 70th St to 68th St for sign structure construction.
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-94 EB through the Zoo Interchange for bridge decking.
    • The Zoo Int W-N system ramp will be closed overnight for bridge decking.
    • The Zoo Int S-E system ramp will be closed overnight for barrier wall work and a traffic switch.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • There will be a long term full closure by 7am through mid-August 2015 US 45 SB exit ramp to Capitol Dr for safety improvements.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Burleigh St to Capitol Dr for pavement marking.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Appleton Ave to Good Hope Rd for pavement marking.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • There will be a full closure overnight US 45 NB at Main St for girder setting. *contingency is Wednesday 7/22
    • There will be a full closure overnight US 45 SB at County Line Rd for girder setting. *contingency is Wednesday 7/22

Tuesday (7/21)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed 7/20 through 7/24 National Ave WB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave EB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Sunnyslope Dr NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 EB from 70th St to 68th St for sign structure construction.
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-94 EB through the Zoo Interchange for bridge decking.
    • The Zoo Int W-N system ramp will be closed overnight for bridge decking.
    • The Stadium Int S-W system ramp will be closed overnight for barrier wall removal.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at Hawley Rd for barrier wall removal.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Good Hope Rd to Silver Spring Dr for pavement marking.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • There will be a full closure overnight US 45 NB at Main St for girder setting. *contingency is Wednesday 7/22
    • There will be a full closure overnight US 45 SB at County Line Rd for girder setting. *contingency is Wednesday 7/22

Wednesday (7/22)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed 7/20 through 7/24 National Ave WB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave EB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Sunnyslope Dr NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 EB from 70th St to 68th St for sign structure construction.
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-94 EB through the Zoo Interchange for bridge decking.
    • The Zoo Int W-N system ramp will be closed overnight for bridge decking.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Appleton Ave to Good Hope Rd for pavement marking.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Good Hope Rd to Silver Spring Dr for pavement marking.

Thursday (7/23)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed 7/20 through 7/24 National Ave WB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave EB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Sunnyslope Dr NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from North Ave to Burleigh St for a traffic switch.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 EB from 70th St to 68th St for sign structure construction.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-894/US 45 NB at Greenfield Ave for pavement marking refresh.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for pavement marking.

Friday (7/24)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • 84th St SB from I-94 to Honey Creek Pkwy reopens to two lanes by 3pm.
    • A lane will be closed 7/20 through 3pm National Ave WB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave EB at the I-894/US 45 exit ramp for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Sunnyslope Dr NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for signal work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Burleigh St to North Ave for a traffic switch.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB at Bluemound Rd for barrier wall work.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 EB at HWY 100 for a deck pour.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Burleigh St for pavement marking.

Saturday (7/25)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • Only long-term closures in effect.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Capitol Dr to Burleigh St for pavement marking.

Sunday (7/26)

  • Zoo Interchange 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 through TBD for metering issues.
    • A lane will be closed 84th St NB/SB from I-94 to Honey Creek Pkwy through 7/24 for roadway construction.
    • There will be a full closure I-94 WB exit ramp to 84th St through late July 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure O’Connor St WB from 82nd St to 84th St through late July 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure O’Connor St WB from 70th St to 73rd St through early August 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • A left-turn lane will be closed 70th St NB at O’Connor St through early August 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure US 45 SB exit ramp to Bluemound Rd through late August 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure 70th St entrance ramp to I-94 WB through late Summer 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • A lane will be closed Oklahoma Ave entrance ramp to I-894/US 45 NB 7/20 through late September 2015 for signal work.
    • There will be a full closure Adler St EB from 85th St to 87th St through late Fall 2015 for sanitary and water work (becomes one-way WB only).
    • 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.
    • 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 full closure Bluemound Rd entrance ramp to US 45 NB through late November 2016 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure Wisconsin Ave EB/WB from 95th St to 97th St through late December 2016 for reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure of the Zoo Int E-S system ramp through late November 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 full closure Bluemound Rd entrance ramp to US 45 SB through late November 2017 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure Schlinger Ave EB/WB under I-894/US 45 through early Summer 2018 for project construction.
    • Hank Aaron State Trail will be closed to pedestrians from 94th Pl to Oak Leaf Trail through early Summer 2018 for project construction.
  • US 45 Resurfacing Project
    • There will be a full closure US 45 SB exit ramp to Capitol Dr 7/20 through mid-August 2015 for safety improvements.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • There will be a full closure Pilgrim Rd entrance ramp to US 45 NB through late August 2015 for reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure US 45 NB exit ramp to Pilgrim Rd through December 2015 for reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure US 45 SB exit ramp to Pilgrim Rd through December 2015 for reconstruction.

* 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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