Friday, November 9, 2012
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the Layton Avenue entrance ramp to celebrate the completion of the project.
A four-year long interstate project that may have given southside drivers a headache has been completed a month ahead of schedule. Officials from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, state legislators and community members gathered at the newly opened Layton Avenue entrance for a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. The Mitchell Interchange project was completed ahead of schedule and under budget. “This is a beautiful new piece of Wisconsin’s infrastructure,” said State Rep. Mark Honadel, who represents Oak Creek. “We look at this particular interchange as a gateway to our state, the front door to our state (for) all our air travelers that come in here people from the south of Illinois that come through here.” The project constructed a …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Progress also continues on the Drexel Interchange, where three of four ramps have been constructed.
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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 …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Northbound Interstate 94 will close in the overnight hours this week, and have reduced lanes during the day, as part of a resurfacing operation.
Get ready for some changes this week as you travel north on Interstate 94 toward downtown. The state Department of Transportation will apply a final asphalt overlay as part of the Mitchell lnterchange reconstruction project. As a result, I-94 west (northbound) from Rawson to the interchange will be closed completely in the overnight hours and have reduced lanes during the day. According to the DOT, I-94 west from Rawson Avenue to the Mitchell Interchange will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday. It will close at 8:30 p.m. Friday until 8:30 a.m. Saturday, and again from 9 p.m. Saturday until 8 a.m. Sunday. Drivers will also deal with reduced lanes. One lane will be closed Wednesday through Friday, while on Saturday traffic…