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Open House Will Display Hoan Bridge Construction Plans

Oak Creek residents who use I-794 to get downtown will have their commute disrupted starting this fall. Work is scheduled to continue until 2016.

Construction plans for I-794 and the Hoan Bridge will be on display at a public meeting set for 4 to 7 p.m. April 10 on the second floor of the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St.

The open house-style meeting allows attendees to ask questions of the project team and provide input.

More information can be found on the project website.

Oak Creek residents who use I-794 to commute downtown will have their travel disrupted beginning later this fall, with work continuing until 2016.

Marty April 05, 2013 at 05:37 PM
The reason the Oklahoma interchange is the way it is is because the Post Office refused to move - forcing a "left exit" onto Oklahoma. All the other businesses/residents agreed to move - but the USPS said no. (So I have been told)
Mark Schaaf April 05, 2013 at 06:55 PM
Interesting - hadn't heard that. Thanks.
livingintheOC April 05, 2013 at 07:36 PM
I think eminent domain works works on the usps too. :)
Mike in OC April 05, 2013 at 08:54 PM
The whole Oklahoma Ave nightmare really needs to be looked into if they move ahead with plans to extend 794 all the way to Ryan Rd..... I wonder if the USPS is considering more closings at this time and if they are more open to dumping that post office site.
Marty April 05, 2013 at 09:17 PM
Nope - or at lease they didnt want to fight the USPS...

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