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May 16, 2016

Milwaukee Zoo Interchange road projects

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Openings: Main Street, that is the Pettit National Ice Center driveway, reopens at 84th Street May 26 (contingency May 27); the I-94 eastbound off-ramp to 84th and to 70th streets reopens May 26 (contingency May 27); eastbound Kearney Street reopens from 70th Street to 76th Street May 26 (contingency May 27)

Current I-94 closures: Westbound lanes will be closed at 68th Street overnight May 26; eastbound lanes will be closed at the Fox River overnight May 26

Long-term I-94 closures: Zipper-lane closure of an eastbound lane from Elm Grove Road to the Hank Aaron State Trail, through late summer/early fall

Long-term I-41/894 closures: Northbound lane between National and Greenfield avenues, through fall

Long-term ramp closures: Full closure, Zoo Interchange east-south system ramp through late November 2017; U.S. 45 northbound exit ramp to Bluemound Road through late November 2017; Bluemound Road on-ramp to southbound U.S. 45 through late November 2017; entrance ramp from Bluemound Road onto northbound U.S. 45, through late November; no access from the Watertown Plank Road eastbound entrance ramp to southbound U.S. 45 to the Zoo Interchange north to east system ramp through summer 2017; ramp from westbound I-94 to Highway 100 through late October 2017; on-ramps to northbound I-41/894 at Greenfield, Lincoln and National avenues and at Highway 100 through summer; and Lincoln, National and Highway 100 on-ramps closed through fall

Current street closures: Fairview Avenue closed in both directions between 116th Street and Curtis Road through mid-July

Long-term street closures: Schlinger Avenue under I-894/U.S. 45, through early summer 2018; Wisconsin Avenue from 95th to 97th streets, through late May 2017; eastbound Fairview Avenue from 118th to 116th streets, through late 2016; eastbound Adler Street at 84th Street; Fairview Avenue closed in both directions between 116th Street and Curtis Road through mid-July

Current lane closures: A parking lane on eastbound Adler Lane west of Curtis Road closed through May 27; an eastbound lane of Greenfield Avenue will be closed from I-41/894 to 98th Street during the day May 26 and 27

Information available from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation available through Sunday before press deadline. For additional information, go to projects.511wi.gov/zoo-interchange-project. The schedule is weather dependent.