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.

June 30-July 5, 2015


Tuesday (6/30)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • The 84th St entrance ramp to I-94 WB reopens to traffic by 5am.
    • 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 Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Greenfield Ave EB/WB west of Barker Rd for guardrail and sign structure work.
    • A lane will be closed overnight US 45 SB through the Zoo Interchange for diaphragm work.
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-94 EB through the Zoo Interchange for diaphragm work.
    • The Zoo Int W-S system ramp will be closed overnight for diaphragm work.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day US45 NB/SB at Pilgrim Rd for equipment mobilization.

Wednesday (7/1)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • 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 Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Greenfield Ave EB/WB west of Barker Rd for guardrail and sign structure work.
    • There will be a full closure overnight I-894/US 45 NB at Greenfield Ave for pavement marking refresh.
    • The Zoo Int E-N system ramp will be closed overnight for grading.
    • A lane will be closed overnight I-94 EB through the Zoo Interchange for sawcutting.
    • The Zoo Int N-E system ramp will be closed overnight for sawcutting.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day US45 NB/SB at Pilgrim Rd for equipment mobilization.

Thursday (7/2)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • 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 Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed during the day Greenfield Ave EB/WB west of Barker Rd for guardrail and sign structure work.
    • There will be a full closure from 6pm through 8pm Greenfield Ave EB/WB from 84th St to 70th St for an Independence Day parade.
    • The Zoo Int E-N system ramp will be closed overnight for grading.
  • Pilgrim Road Project
    • A lane will be closed during the day US45 NB at Pilgrim Rd for equipment mobilization.

Friday (7/3)

  • Zoo Interchange Project
    • A lane will be closed in the morning National Ave NB/SB and Lincoln Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed in the morning Moorland Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed in the morning Elm Grove Rd NB/SB and Greenfield Ave EB/WB for electrical work.
    • A lane will be closed in the morning Greenfield Ave EB/WB west of Barker Rd for guardrail and sign structure work.

Saturday (7/4) – Sunday (7/5)

  • 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.
    • There will be a full closure I-94 WB exit ramp to 84th St through late July/early August 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • There will be a full closure O’Connor St WB from 82nd St to 84th St through late July/early August 2015 for roadway reconstruction.
    • A lane will be closed O’Connor St WB from 68th St to 72nd St through late July/early August 2015 for retaining wall construction.
    • 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 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 full closure 70th St entrance ramp to I-94 WB through late Summer 2015 for ramp reconstruction.
    • 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 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.
  • 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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