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 5-15, 2015


Thursday (3/5)

  • 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 Bluemound Rd EB/WB from 99th St to 103rd St 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 W-N system ramp will be closed overnight for sign structure removal and installation.
  • A lane will be closed overnight I-894/US 45 SB at Schlinger Ave for electrical work.
  • The Zoo Int E-S system ramp will be closed overnight for electrical work.
  • Lanes will be closed overnight I-894/US 45 NB from the NSA ramp through the Zoo Interchange for sign structure removal, installation, and electrical work.
  • There will be a 15 minute rolling full closure between 2am and 4am I-894/US 45 NB at the NSA ramp for electrical work.

Friday (3/6)

  • 116th St NB/SB and Fairview Ave EB/WB at the corner of 116th St/Fairview Ave reopens to traffic by 5pm.
  • There will be a full closure during the day Oklahoma Ave entrance ramp to I-894/US 45 NB for lighting repair.
  • 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 Bluemound Rd EB/WB from 99th St to 103rd St 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 US 45 SB at Watertown Plank Rd for a traffic switch.
  • There will be an extended full closure from 10pm (Fri) to 10am (Sat) I-94 EB at HWY 100 for railroad bridge demolition.
  • There will be an extended full closure from 10pm (Fri) to 10am (Sat) I-94 WB at the Zoo Interchange for railroad bridge demolition.
  • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will have an extended full closure from 10pm (Fri) to 10am (Sat) for railroad bridge demolition.
  • The Zoo Int S-W system ramp will have an extended full closure from 10pm (Fri) to 10am (Sat) for railroad bridge demolition.

Saturday (3/7)

  • Lanes will be closed during the day at 84th St and National Ave for signal work.
  • Lanes will be closed during the day Hwy 100 at Lapham St for temp signal work.
  • There will be a full closure overnight I-894/US 45 NB at Greenfield Ave for sign bridge removal.
  • There will be an extended full closure from 10pm (Sat) to 10am (Sun) I-94 EB at HWY 100 for railroad bridge demolition.
  • There will be an extended full closure from 10pm (Sat) to 10am (Sun) I-94 WB at the Zoo Interchange for railroad bridge demolition.
  • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will have an extended full closure from 10pm (Sat) to 10am (Sun) for railroad bridge demolition.
  • The Zoo Int S-W system ramp will have an extended full closure from 10pm (Sat) to 10am (Sun) for railroad bridge demolition.

Sunday (3/8)

  • There will be an access shift by 6am at 97th St. Access reverts back to only from Wisconsin Ave with no access from Bluemound Rd
  • There will be a full closure overnight I-894/US 45 NB at Greenfield Ave for a traffic switch.
  • There will be a long-term full closure 10pm through late November 2015 of the Zoo Int S-W system ramp for ramp reconstruction.
  • There will be a long-term full closure 10pm through late August 2017 of the Zoo Int E-S system ramp for ramp reconstruction.

Monday (3/9)

  • A lane will be closed during the day HWY 100 SB from Garfield Ave to US 45 for guard rail repair.
  • There will be a full closure during the day I-894/US 45 NB exit ramp to National Ave for lighting repair.
  • 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 Bluemound Rd EB/WB from 99th St to 103rd St 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.
  • A lane will be closed overnight US 45 SB at Watertown Plank Rd for pavement repair.
  • A lane will be closed overnight I-94 EB at 84th St for preparatory work and barrier wall work.
  • There will be a full closure overnight I-94 WB at 68th St for preparatory work and barrier wall work.

Tuesday (3/10)

  • There will be a traffic shift during the day Wisconsin Ave EB/WB over US 45.
  • 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 Bluemound Rd EB/WB from 99th St to 103rd St 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 a traffic switch (NOTE-this traffic switch changes the “Zipper Merge” from a left lane closure to a right lane closure).

Wednesday (3/11)

  • 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 Bluemound Rd EB/WB from 99th St to 103rd St 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 pavement marking and a barrier wall move.
  • The Zoo Int N-W system ramp will be closed overnight for barrier wall work.

Thursday (3/12)

  • 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 Bluemound Rd EB/WB from 99th St to 103rd St 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 EB at HWY 100 for a traffic switch.

Friday (3/13)

  • 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 Bluemound Rd EB/WB from 99th St to 103rd St 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 EB at HWY 100 for a barrier wall move.

Saturday (3/14) – Sunday (3/15)

  • Only long-term lane closures in effect.

Long-Term Closures

  • There will be a full closure I-94 WB exit ramp to 84th St through mid-May 2015 for ramp 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 3/8 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 3/8 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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