City of Milwaukee Dept. of Public Works
Press Release

Traffic Changes Downtown for Nov. 10 GOP Debate

Milwaukee Police are partnering with the Department of Public Works and other local stakeholders to inform the public of traffic and pedestrian impacts due to the GOP debate.

By - Nov 9th, 2015 03:20 pm

Milwaukee Police are partnering with the Department of Public Works and other local stakeholders to inform the public of traffic and pedestrian impacts due to the GOP debate which is being held in the Milwaukee Theatre on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015.

The public should be aware of the following:

Starting at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10th, Kilbourn Avenue and State Street will be closed from 4th to 6th Streets to vehicle traffic.

The GOP debate is a ticketed event, is sold out, and only those with tickets may enter the event.

Starting at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10th, access to the Milwaukee Theatre, the UWM Panther Arena, and adjacent sidewalks will be limited.  Those without a ticket to the debate will be prohibited from entering the facilities.

Those who wish to demonstrate or protest are asked to go to a predesignated area at the southwest corner of 4th and Kilbourn Avenue.

Those who are attending the Bucks game on Tuesday evening should enter from the north to access the Bradley Center to ease pedestrian movement.

Parking in areas near the Bradley Center and Milwaukee Theatre will be in high demand.  Those coming to the area are asked to plan ahead by allowing extra travel time, prepare to walk several blocks to the events, or use public transportation.

MPD will have extra officers in the area to ensure safety and security, and to assist the public during the event.

For more information, please contact the Milwaukee Police Department at (414) 935-7200.

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