27th Street intersections project in Milwaukee to begin
Improves freight mobility for heavy vehicles accessing Port of Milwaukee
On Monday, May 16, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin a project to improve the following intersections in the city of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County.
- WIS 241 (S. 27th Street) and County Y (W. Layton Ave.)
- WIS 241 (S. 27th Street) and W. Grange Ave.
This project will make improvements to accommodate oversize and overweight (OSOW) loads traveling to and from the Port of Milwaukee.
Improvements will modify the medians to allow OSOW vehicles better turning movements to and from S. 27th Street. Consequently, curb and gutter and storm sewer will be modified while signage, traffic signals and street lighting will be moved.
Daytime, short-term lane closures will take place during off-peak hours. Closures will not occur at both intersections at the same time.
The contractor, J & A Pohl, Inc., is planning on completing the $152,000 project later this spring. The schedule of work is weather dependent and subject to change.
Press Releases by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Statement from Wisconsin DOT Secretary Dave Ross on cancellation of I-39/90/94 Madison to Portage study and I-90/94 Portage to Wisconsin Dells studyMar 3rd, 2017 by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
We did not make this decision hastily nor take it lightly.
Governor Walker approves improvements totaling over $4.4 million for General Mitchell International AirportFeb 28th, 2017 by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
A combination of state, Milwaukee County and Federal Aviation Administration funds will be used for these projects.
News release: Governor approves over $1.9 million for improvement projects at Lawrence J. Timmerman AirportFeb 28th, 2017 by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
One project will reconstruct the primary runway.
The closures are necessary for utility work related to private development in downtown Milwaukee.
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Ramp will be open during daytime hours