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US 41/Appleton Ave. - Fast facts
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County

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WisDOT project is complete. City of Milwaukee construction operations are ongoing.

Location

US 41 (Appleton Ave.), Capitol Dr. to N. 107th St. (including Silver Spring interchange), in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County.

Overview

  • Pavement replacement from Capitol Drive to North 76th Street.
  • Pavement rehabilitation from North 76th Street to North 107th Street.
  • New traffic signals at 107th, Carmen, 91st, Grantosa, Hampton, Congress, and 76th.
  • Re-decking and raising the Appleton Avenue bridges over Silver Spring.

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Need/purpose

The current condition of the roadway is deteriorated. The rehabilitation of the pavement structure will extend the service life of the roadway. The bridges at Silver Spring are also being raised to improve the clearance height.

Schedule

April through November 2014.

Traffic impacts/Detours

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One lane of traffic in each direction will be open at all times. The project will be completed in 4 Stages:

  • Stage 1, Capitol Drive to Congress
    • Will be completed in the spring.
    • Crossovers to be used during Stages 2 and 3 will be constructed during this stage.
  • Stage 2, 76th Street to 107th Street
    • 76th Street to Timmerman Field
      • Traffic will run on the outside lanes while the inside lanes are constructed.
    • Timmerman Field to 107th Street
      • Traffic will run on the current northbound lanes while the southbound side is constructed.
  • Stage 3, 76th Street to 107th Street
    • 76th Street to Timmerman Field
      • Traffic will run on the newly constructed inside lanes while the outside lanes are constructed.
    • Timmerman Field to 107th Street
      • Traffic will run on the newly constructed southbound lanes while the northbound lanes are constructed.
  • Stage 4, 91st Street to 107th Street
    • Removing the crossovers used in Stages 2 and 3.
    • The ramps to Silver Spring on the west side of Appleton Avenue will be closed during Stage 2, while the ramps to Silver Spring on the east side of Appleton Avenue will be closed during Stage 3.

Status/phase

Construction

Contact information

Tony Minto, P.E., WisDOT Project Manager
(414) 254-0816
tony.minto@dot.wi.gov

Brian DeNeve, WisDOT Southeast Region Communications Specialist
(262) 548-8759
brian.deneve@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Southeast Region
141 NW Barstow St.
P.O. Box 798
Waukesha, WI 53187-0798
Phone: (262) 548-5902
Fax: (262) 548-5662
TDD: 711
ser.dtsd@dot.wi.gov

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Last modified: November 24, 2014

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