​I-43 Freeway Ramps - Milwaukee County

Project Overview

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is proposing to resurface on/off ramps on I-43 in the City of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County from the Mitchell Interchange to the Marquette Interchange.

The project scope includes the following work:

  • Spot concrete repairs/replacement on the Holt Avenue northbound off-ramp and National Avenue southbound on-ramp
  • Asphalt resurfacing on the Howard Avenue northbound on-ramp, Holt Avenue northbound on/off ramps, Lapham Boulevard northbound/southbound on/off ramps, and 6th Street/National Avenue northbound/southbound on/off ramps
  • Signal reconstruction at Holt Avenue and I-43 northbound ramps and 6th Street and Mineral Street
  • Raised crosswalks at 9th Street and Mineral Street, and 9th Street and Walker Street
  • Curb ramp reconstruction at Howard Avenue and I-43 northbound ramps, Holt Avenue and I-43 northbound ramps, Lapham Boulevard and I-43 northbound/southbound ramps, 6th Street and Mineral Street, 9th Street and Mineral Street, and 9th Street and Walker Street
    • Minor impacts to Walker Square Park for curb ramp reconstruction.View Impact Map
  • Guardrail replacement on National Avenue northbound off-ramp
  • Bridge deck overlays on Howard Avenue over I-43 and Lapham Boulevard over I-43

Traffic Impacts

This project will have overnight ramp closures for paving operations and daily lane closures for intersection work and bridge deck overlays. Ramp closures and lane closures will take place as needed. Closures of consecutive on-ramps or off-ramps will be avoided.


Construction tentatively scheduled for 2025.


Design phase- Do you have any comments or questions? We'd like to hear from you! Please feel free to contact the project representatives below.


Jim Schumacher, P.E.
WisDOT Design Project Manager
(262) 521-4428

Dan Sellers
WisDOT Communications Manager
(262) 548-6702