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WIS 241 Corridor Study
Franklin and Oak Creek, Milwaukee County

View SE, WIS 241 Corridor Study project location.
Map key - Thick orange line is the project overview/location. Blue tear drop with dot in center is the project limit.

Project location

WIS 241 (S. 27th St.), Milwaukee County line to College Avenue, within the communities of Franklin and Oak Creek in Milwaukee County.

Project overview

This study will:

  • Evaluate the need for additional lanes
  • Analyze traffic at all intersections
  • Evaluate access locations and median openings to improve highway safety and efficiency
  • Evaluate impacts of proposed improvement alternatives

This study will address long-term safety and congestion needs and identify the right of way needed for preservation for future corridor expansion.

The study outcomes will include:

  • Environmental Assessment (EA)
  • Design study report
  • Preliminary plan

The study started in 2007 and was completed in 2012.


Northern section (Drexel Avenue to College Avenue)

  • Reconstruction and expansion scheduled for 2015.

Southern section (Elm Road to Drexel Avenue)

  • Construction is not currently scheduled.

SSI - Project contacts Questions about the content of this page:
WisDOT Southeast Region Office, ser.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: July 29, 2014

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