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WIS 241/S. 27th Street Reconstruction
Franklin/Oak Creek, Milwaukee
A Public Involvement Meeting is currently scheduled for Thursday, March 26, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at St. James Church Hall (lower level), 7219 S. 27th Street, in the city of Franklin.
WIS 241 (S. 27th St.), Drexel Ave. to College Ave., within the communities of Franklin and Oak Creek, in Milwaukee County.
Improvements throughout the project include:
- Full reconstruction of the concrete pavement
- Modifying median openings to improve safety
- Adding bicycle and pedestrian accommodations
- Improving intersections
- Adding and extending right and left turn lanes
- Updating traffic signals
The existing pavement on this section of WIS 241 (S. 27th St.), is highly deteriorated. Crashes are above the statewide average on the corridor and traffic growth and congestion are expected to increase. There is also a lack of bicycle and pedestrian accommodations.
- During construction, two lanes of traffic will be open in each direction on WIS 241, from Drexel Ave. to College Ave., with turn lanes provided at the signalized intersections.
- At night, one lane of traffic will be open in each direction for the entire length of the project and turn lanes may be closed.
Construction is scheduled to begin spring 2015 and completed fall 2016.
Tom Lazcano P.E., WisDOT Project Manager
Brian DeNeve, WisDOT SE Region Communications
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
141 NW Barstow St.
P.O. Box 798
Waukesha, WI 53187-0798
Phone: (262) 548-5902
Fax: (262) 548-5662
WisDOT Southeast Region Office, firstname.lastname@example.org
Last modified: March 25, 2015
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