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Lane closures around campus during the week of Aug. 26

August 23, 2013 College News - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Aug. 26, 2013. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on the College’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Milwaukee Regional Medical Center remains accessible from all directions the week of Aug. 26. Due to the holiday weekend and Harley Davidson anniversary activities, scheduled construction work will finish by noon on Thursday.     

ALERT: The Swan Boulevard bridge has been demolished and southbound lanes are detoured at Underwood Parkway. Overnight lane closures on US45 north and south will continue throughout the week as rebuilding begins.

  • DETOUR: The southbound lanes of Swan Boulevard will be detoured at Underwood Parkway.

Watertown Plank Road access

  • Lanes will continue to be closed eastbound and westbound on Watertown Plank Road from 87th Street to US45 for utility work, reducing traffic to one lane.
    • Recommended route:  Wisconsin Avenue on the south side of campus now offers construction-free access to our campus from US45.
  • A median will be closed on Watertown Plank Road that will affect access to a driveway of Behavioral Health.  Alternative access driveways will remain available. 

From the North:

  • Lanes will be closed overnight throughout the week on US 45 at Swan Boulevard for bridge work. 

From the South:

  • Lanes will be closed overnight throughout the week on US 45 at Swan Boulevard for bridge work. 
  • The Zoo Interchange south-to-north system ramp right lane will be closed overnight during the week.
  • Several parking spaces on Wisconsin between 92nd Street and 87th Street will be unavailable

From the East:

  • Glenview Avenue has reopened between the Wisconsin Avenue intersection and the Bluemound Road intersection. However, there will be lane closures overnight on Thursday for paving operations.  They include:
    • Single lane closure on Glenview Avenue northbound from I-94 to Bluemound Road
    • Single lane closure on Bluemound Road eastbound & westbound at Glenview Avenue.

From the West:

  • There are no restrictions in place at this time.

A Look-Ahead:

  • Late August - September: Harwood Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Glenview Avenue and Harmonee Avenue for city water main work. Delays are expected. Detour is recommended.
    • Recommended routes: From the east - Honey Creek Parkway to Wisconsin Avenue; From MRMC – Swan Boulevard to North Avenue.
  • Late October – July 2014: Ronald McDonald House pedestrian bridge project begins.
  • November 1st – Watertown Plank Road Park & Ride Lot closes; Burleigh Street & US45 lot opens
  • January 6th – Watertown Plank Road closes
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