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.

May 21-31, 2015


Thursday (5/21)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed 5/20 through 5pm 76th St NB at Kearney St for pavement repair.
    • A left-turn lane will be closed 5/20 through 5pm 76th St SB at Kearney St for pavement repair.
    • A lane will be closed 5/20 through 5pm Kearney St EB at 76th St for pavement repair.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Watertown Plank Rd WB from Swan Blvd to 87th St.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Bluemound Rd EB/WB at 68th St for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 102nd St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave at 92nd St for sidewalk work. *contingency is Friday 5/22
    • A lane at HWY 100 SB at Orchard St reopens to traffic by 3pm.
    • The left left-turn lane Greenfield Ave WB at HWY 100 reopens to traffic by 3pm..
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 EB from 70th St to 64th St for barrier wall work.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 EB at HWY 100 for sign structure removal.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Appleton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
  • HWY 67 Project
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at HWY 67 for bridge demolition.

Friday (5/22)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Burleigh St EB/WB at US 45 for barrier wall work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Watertown Plank Rd WB from Swan Blvd to 87th St.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Bluemound Rd EB/WB at 68th St for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 102nd St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB at Orchard St for median work.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day US45 NB/SB at Pilgrim Rd for equipment mobilization.

Saturday (5/23)

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

Sunday (5/24)

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

Monday (5/25)

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

Tuesday (5/26)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Bluemound Rd EB/WB at 68th St for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 102nd St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave at 90th St for sidewalk work.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at the Zoo Interchange for a traffic switch.
    • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed overnight for a traffic switch.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-894/US 45 SB from Oklahoma Ave and Beloit Rd for Milw Co Maint pavement repair.
  • Hale Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-43 SB from HWY 100 to Layton Ave for setting platforms.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Hampton Ave for repaving.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day US45 NB/SB at Pilgrim Rd for equipment mobilization.

Wednesday (5/27)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Bluemound Rd EB/WB at 68th St for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 102nd St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-894/US 45 SB from Oklahoma Ave to Beloit Rd for Milw Co Maint pavement repair.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 EB from 70th St to 64th St for barrier wall work. *contingency is Thursday 5/28
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 WB from HWY 100 to 121st St for mill and fill.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at Hawley Rd for barrier wall work. *contingency is Thursday 5/28
    • The Stadium Int S-W system ramp will be closed overnight for barrier wall work. *contingency is Thursday 5/28
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Hampton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day US45 NB/SB at Pilgrim Rd for equipment mobilization.

Thursday (5/28)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Bluemound Rd EB/WB at 68th St for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 102nd St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 WB from HWY 100 to 121st St for mill and fill.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-894/US 45 SB from Greenfield Ave to UPRR for Milw Co Maint pavement repair.
  • Hale Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-43 SB from HWY 100 to Layton Ave for setting platforms.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 NB from Hampton Ave to Good Hope Rd for repaving.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day US45 NB/SB at Pilgrim Rd for equipment mobilization.

Friday (5/29)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day Bluemound Rd EB/WB at 68th St for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Lincoln Ave EB/WB at I-894/US 45 for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day National Ave NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day 102nd St NB/SB and National Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 NB at Orchard St for patch work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight HWY 100 NB at Orchard St for patch work.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-94 WB from HWY 100 to 121st St for mill and fill.
    • Lanes will be closed overnight I-894/US 45 SB from Schlinger Ave to Lincoln Ave for Milw Co Maint pavement repair.
    • The Zoo Int W-S system ramp will be closed overnight for girder setting. *contingency is Saturday 5/30
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-894/US 45 NB at Greenfield Ave 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 bridge demolition.
    • The Zoo Int W-N system ramp will be closed overnight for bridge demolition.
  • US 45 Repaving Project
    • Lanes will be closed overnight US 45 SB from Silver Spring Dr to Hampton Ave for repaving.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day US45 NB/SB at Pilgrim Rd for equipment mobilization.

Saturday (5/30)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed 11am through 6/1 HWY 100 NB at Orchard St for patch work.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-894/US 45 NB at Greenfield Ave 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 bridge demolition.
    • The Zoo Int W-N system ramp will be closed overnight for bridge demolition.

Sunday (5/31)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed 11am through 6/1 HWY 100 NB at Orchard St for patch work.

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 HWY 100 SB at Orchard St through 5/21 for intersection work.
    • The left left-turn lane will be closed Greenfield Ave WB at HWY 100 through 5/21 for intersection work.
    • A lane will be closed O’Connor St WB from 68th St to 72nd St through early June 2015 for retaining wall construction.
    • A lane will be closed Beloit Rd EB from 83rd St to Honey Creek Pkwy through 6/12 for City of West Allis bridge repairs.
    • A lane will be closed Beloit Rd WB from 78th St to 83rd St through 6/12 for City of West Allis bridge repairs.
    • A lane will be closed HWY 100 NB/SB from Layton Ave to Beloit Rd through mid-June 2015 for reconstruction work.
    • There will be a full closure I-94 WB exit ramp to 84th St through mid-June 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure Honey Creek Pkwy EB/WB at 84th St through mid-June 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure O’Connor St WB from 82nd St to 84th St through mid-June 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure O’Connor St WB at 78th St through mid-June 2015 for storm sewer work.
    • There will be a full closure 84th St entrance ramp to I-94 WB through late 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 Wisconsin Ave EB/WB from 95th St to 97th St through late December 2016 for reconstruction.
    • 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.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • There will be a full closure Pilgrim Rd entrance ramp to US 45 NB through late July 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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