I-43 Rock Freeway (Moorland Rd to Hale Interchange) - Waukesha/Milwaukee Counties

​​Project Overview

This is a perpetuation project along I-43 in Waukesha and Milwaukee Counties from Moorland Road to the Hale Interchange.

Project Purpose and Need

The purpose of the proposed project is to address deteriorating pavement conditions and extend the pavement life of the corridor, preserve the condition and extend the service life of the existing bridge decks, and address safety and drainage needs.

Roadway Improvements

  • ​​Resurfacing of I-43 between Moorland Road and the Hale Interchange with base patching
    • Including on/off ramps at Layton Avenue and WIS 100​
  • ​Install High Friction Surface Treatment
    • ​Moorland Road Roundabout at I-43 southbound on/off ramps
    • I-43 northbound at WIS 100
    • I-43 southbound off-ramp to WIS 100
  • ​Repair approach pavement at I-43 over Moorland Road and I-43 southbound over WIS 100
  • Replacement of two culvert pipes along I-43 at 116th Street
  • View Roadway Overview

Structural Improvements

  • ​​I-43 northbound off-ramp to Layton Avenue over I-43 southbound: Bridge deck replacement and thin polymer overlay
  • I-43 northbound on-ramp over Moorland Road: Bridge parapet repair
  • Sunny Slope Road over I-43: Bridge deck thin polymer overlay
  • ​Box culvert wing wall repair/replacement under I-43 west of Moorland Road
  • Box culvert wing wall replacement under I-43 west of Beloit Road ​
  • View Structures Overview

Traffic Impacts

Traffic management alternatives such as detouring the roadway, off-peak/nighttime closures, flagging operations, or a combination of approaches are currently being evaluated. Access will be coordinated and maintained for residents, businesses, and emergency services.


Construction tentatively scheduled for 2022


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.

Contact information

Evan Limberatos, WisDOT Project Manager
(262) 548-8797

Dan Sellers, WisDOT Communications
(262) 548-6702