What you need to know about the Greenfield Ave. bridge closure


by Chris Patterson

Work is scheduled to remove and replace the Greenfield Avenue Bridge over I-894/US45. The project will:

  • Reconstruct Greenfield Avenue from106th Street to 97th Street, including the bridge over I-894/US 45
  • Construct a wider bridge with two left turn lanes at each freeway entrance ramp
  • Eliminate the eastbound to northbound loop entrance ramp

Starting at 12:01 a.m. on January 24, here's what to expect:

  • The roadway from 97th to 98th Street and 101st to 106th Street will be under construction and open to local traffic/businesses only.
  • The eastbound on-ramp to northbound US 45 and the eastbound/westbound on-ramp to
    southbound US 45 will also close.
  • Constituents should expect noise and dust during construction, particularly during bridge demolition operations.
  • Full freeway closures will be necessary to demolish the bridge. READ THE LATEST TRAFFIC ALERT
  • Local access to businesses and residents within the closure area will be maintained at all times. Watch for construction business signage and special promotions.
  • During the closure of Greenfield Avenue over I-894, traffic should use 84th Street, National Avenue, and HWY 100 to get around the closure.
  • Utility relocation work requires lane closures on Greenfield Avenue are underway now.
  • Ramp closures and freeway closure routes
  • View the youtube gallery for detour animations of the bridge closure

Open for business

  • Make sure to visit Greenfield Avenue businesses
  • Read the latest business newsletter


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