Zoo Interchange Road Construction Project Updates

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is reconstructing the Zoo Interchange in western Milwaukee County; the project is expected to be completed in 2018. Construction projects to improve traffic flow on alternate routes are under way on most major roads near campus.

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Road Work Ahead

Revised August 20, 2015

  • Wisconsin Avenue/Bluemound Road & US 45 Interchange Construction

    • WISCONSIN AVENUE IS CLOSED over US 45 for bridge reconstruction. Use Watertown Plank Road or Bluemound Road as alternate east-west routes.
    • The exit from to Bluemound Road from southbound US 45 is open. All other exit and entrance ramps at Wisconsin Avenue/Bluemound Road and US 45 are closed. View current directions to campus for alternate routes.
    • Anticipate heavy traffic on Bluemound Road near campus.

  • Westbound I-94 Construction

    • The westbound I-94 exit ramp at Hwy. 100 is closed (use 84th Street to exit I-94).
    • A lane is closed long-term on westbound I-94 from 68th Street to the Zoo Interchange. Anticipate lengthy merging delays.

  • 92nd Street Construction

    • 92nd STREET IS CLOSED at I-94 for bridge reconstruction. Use 84th Street, 76th Street, or Hwy. 100 as alternate north-south routes.

  • Zoo Interchange Ramp Construction

    • The ramp from westbound I-94 to southbound I-894/US 45 is closed.
    • The ramp from northbound I-894/US 45 to westbound I-94 is closed.

    Check these links for directions to Wisconsin Lutheran College and the Outdoor Athletic Complex, and for details about a free Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Shuttle Service.

    Check for overnight closures in the Zoo Interchange related to construction on I-94 and US 45.

    Please check WisDOT's Zoo Interchange project websiteFacebook page, and Twitter feed for more information.

    The Office of Marketing & Communication will maintain this page throughout the project.