State Sen. Tim Carpenter
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Senator Carpenter Statement on Possible Zoo Interchange Delays

“Let’s get the Zoo Interchange project done now!”

By - Aug 30th, 2017 12:33 pm
Road Closed. Photo by Dave Reid.

Road Closed. Photo by Dave Reid.

(MADISON) – State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) today released the following statement regarding possible delays to the ultimate completion date of the Zoo Interchange in Milwaukee:

“Before talk of speeding up completion of another massive road reconstruction project began as part of the Foxconn proposal, one thing was very clear to Milwaukee residents: we must complete the Zoo Interchange as quickly as possible.”

“The Zoo Interchange is the busiest interchange in the state and the crossroads for most economic activity in the entire state. The scheduled completion date of 2019 is something to which the state must adhere.”

“I recently surveyed my constituents on the possibility that work on the Zoo Interchange could be delayed due to shifting priorities. In just the last two weeks, I have received responses from 769 constituents. On the question of whether completion of the Zoo Interchange should be delayed in order to speed up work on the I-94 South project as part of the Foxconn deal, 86.5% of my constituents said NO.”

“My constituents are frustrated with the constant construction, traffic backups, detours, and the changing traffic patterns.”

“Let’s get the Zoo Interchange project done now!”

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