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Downtown traffic, parking patterns to change Wednesday and Thursday for President Donald Trump's visit to Milwaukee

In light of the additional traffic associated with Summerfest opening day and the President’s visit to Milwaukee, the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) advises the traveling public of the following traffic and parking conditions in portions of Downtown Milwaukee. Effective dates are June 27 and Thursday, June 28, 2018.

The area that will be barricaded and not accessible to vehicular traffic beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27 is bounded by:

  • East Wells Street on the north. Note that Wells Street itself will be open to thru traffic
  • North Jackson Street on the east
  • East Michigan Street on the south. Note that Michigan Street itself will be open to thru traffic
  • North Milwaukee Street on the west

In addition, pedestrian traffic within this perimeter may be limited.

Motorists should be especially aware of temporary parking restrictions on the streets above. Temporary

NO PARKING signs have been posted and become effective at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, and vehicles not moved will be subject to a ticket and tow.

In addition, motorists should check all other streets in this area for temporary NO PARKING signs; signs will have specific dates/times posted concerning parking rules. Again, vehicles parked in violation of these posted signs will be subject to a ticket and tow.

DPW advises the traveling public to allow for extra time while traveling to and from this Downtown neighborhood.

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