Progress also continues on the Drexel Interchange, where three of four ramps have been constructed.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mark Schaaf
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
All ramps in the Mitchell Interchange are now open to traffic, as Patch's media partners at Fox 6 report. The last two ramps reopened Tuesday morning: the ramp connecting College Avenue with northbound I-94 (toward downtown Milwaukee) and the ramp from Layton Avenue to northbound I-94. Fox 6 reports that some cleanup work and striping is still needed in the Mitchell Interchange, but delays should be minimal. Work to reconstruct the interchange started back in March of 2009. Construction will continue on the I-94 north-south corridor between Milwaukee and the Illinois border through 2017. In Oak Creek, that includes a reconstruction of the Rawson Interchange next year and the Ryan Interchange in 2014. Progress continues on the new Drexel …
Residents traveling on I-94 between Oak Creek and downtown Milwaukee will be impacted by the rehabilitation of 13 bridges between the Marquette Interchange and Howard Avenue.
If you frequently use I-94 to commute to and from downtown Milwaukee, you have more construction to look forward to next year. The state Department of Transportation plans to rehabilitate 13 bridges between the Marquette Interchange and Howard Avenue starting in the spring of 2013. The work will include bridge deck overlays or replacements, bridge repair and painting, according to the DOT's website. Plans call for one lane to be closed during the construction. Officials say they wanted to get the bridge work done before the Hoan Bridge and Zoo Interchange projects, as that stretch of I-94 will be used for detours. Work on the north-south I-94 project will also continue next year and include a reconstruction of the Rawson Interchange in Oak…