City of Milwaukee Dept. of Public Works
Press Release

Water Street Bridge to Close Briefly for Maintenance on Thursday, May 19, 2016

Water Street/South 1st Street and the bridge to close from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

By - May 18th, 2016 02:46 pm

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) will perform maintenance work on the Water Street bridge over the Milwaukee River on Thursday, May 19, 2016. This work requires a full street closure of North Water/South 1st streets between E. Buffalo Street and E./W. Pittsburgh Avenue from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The traveling public is advised to add extra travel time and follow detours entering and leaving the Historic Third Ward and the Fifth Ward/Walker’s Point.

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