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Lane closures around campus during the week of Sept. 9

Sept. 06, 2013 College News - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Sept. 9, 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 Sept. 9.

Campus traffic alert: Beginning this week, Doyne Avenue will become a one-lane roadway. Traffic will be able to travel between 92nd and 87th but will be controlled by new traffic signals. Please pay close attention to the new signals and be sure to only travel when a green light is displayed. This will be a long-term configuration during the construction of Froedtert’s new Center for Advanced Care building. 

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.

From the North:
Underwood Parkway. Overnight lane closures on US45 north and south will continue as rebuilding begins.

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

From the South:

  • I-894/US45 northbound will fully close overnight at Beloit Road on Tuesday and Wednesday for bridge girder work.
  • I-894/US45 southbound will fully close overnight at Lincoln Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday for bridge girder work.
  • Cleveland Avenue will fully close between Hwy 100 and National Avenue for 3 weeks for utility work.
  • Lanes will be closed on National Avenue westbound at Cleveland Ave for 3 weeks for utility work.
  • Lanes will continue be closed overnight on US 45 at Swan Boulevard for bridge work.
  • O’Connor Street westbound between 76th and 78th Street are closed through mid-October.   

From the East:

  • Lanes will be closed at Robertson Avenue northbound and southbound at Watertown Plank Road until late September for utility work.
  • During the day, a lane will be closed Tuesday/Wednesday on Bluemound Road eastbound and westbound at Glenview Ave for paving operations
  • Glenview Avenue has reopened between Wisconsin Avenue and Bluemound Road. The Bluemound Road intersection has also opened in its final configuration.

From the West:

  • The Zoo Interchange W-N system ramp will be closed overnight throughout the week for excavation work.

A Look-Ahead:

  • 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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