Governor Evers approves night work to begin along I-94/I-43 in Milwaukee County

​Release date: March 29, 2022

To invest in Wisconsin's transportation system, Governor Evers signed a $19.8 million contract to resurface I-94/I-43 from north of the Mitchell Interchange to south of the Marquette Interchange, in Milwaukee County. As part of the project, various bridge deck surface treatments will also be included along the corridor.  

Night work is scheduled to begin the week of April 4, weather permitting. Minor prep work activity may take place in the evenings leading up to the project. Payne & Dolan, Inc. is the prime contractor for the project and will implement the following:

Project Improvements

  • Resurface I-94/I-43 from Howard Avenue to the Menomonee River
  • Bridge deck surface treatments including thin polymer overlays and deck sealing along 19 structures
  • Resurface the Park and Ride lot at Holt Avenue

What to Expect

  • To help minimize traffic impacts, most temporary lane restrictions or ramp closures are scheduled to occur during the overnight hours on weekdays.
  • Weekend single-lane closures utilized from mid-April until mid-May to reconstruct storm sewer inlets.
    • Inside lane closed in each direction from 11pm Friday until 5:30am Monday
    • No weekend lane closures will take place during local special events
    • No ramp closures needed during weekend lane closures
  • Holt Avenue Park and Ride lot will be resurfaced overnight in stages, maintaining bus operations.

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

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