​Governor Evers approves 60th Street bridge replacement over I-894 in Milwaukee County

Release date: January 24, 2022​​​

To invest in Wisconsin's trans​portation system, Governor Evers signed a $6.4 million contract to replace the 60th Street bridge over I-894 in the city of Greenfield. The existing bridge was constructed in 1966. Various improvements have taken place over the years, including a concrete deck over​lay in 1989.

​Work is tentatively scheduled to begin February 3, weather permitting. Lunda Construction is​ the prime contractor for the project and will implement the following:

​​Project Improvements 

  • ​Bridge replacement
  • New pavement at the ramp intersections
  • New traffic signals at the ramp in​​tersections
  • I-894 shoulder reconstruction near the bridge

What to Expect 

  • Full closure of 60th Street at the bridge
  • 60th Street entrance ramps to I-894 will be closed throughout construction
  • I-894 exit ramps to 60th Street remain open for right-turns only
    • A 28-day closure of the exit ramps is needed to complete roadway work at both intersections
  • ​​​​Occasional nighttime lane closures and nighttime full freeway closures of I-894 to facilitate bridge work 
  • ​Various detour routes will be marked utilizing nearby interchange ramps and adjacent roadways 

​Construction is scheduled for completion by late fall 2022. The schedule is dependent on favorable weather conditions and construction progress.

Visit the project website at: https://projects.511wi.gov/894/60th-street-bridge-replacement/​

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