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Hale Interchange road work to impact traffic

Another construction project will soon impact a major Milwaukee interchange. This one will provide maintenance to ramps and bridges in and around the Hale Interchange. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says the work is needed for preventative maintenance and nothing is structurally wrong with the Hale Interchange. The DOT says traffic will be significantly impacted when road work ramps up on October 20th.  The project is expected to last up until the end of November.

The DOT says the work is needed to replace bridge expansion joints, make repairs to concrete and steel, and reface parapets. The following is information from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation:

Beginning Monday October 20th the following long term closures will take effect:

    · I-43 North outside lanes will be closed beginning at 116th St. until November 3rd.

    · I-43 North ramp to I-894 East and I-43 North (eastbound) will be closed until November 3rd. Traffic will be detoured to exit the freeway at Layton Ave., then northbound on Forest Home Ave., then to I-894 East /I-43 North (eastbound).

    · I-43 North on ramp from WIS 100 to be closed until November 21st. Traffic going to I-894 East and I-43 North (eastbound) will be detoured eastbound on Layton Ave., then northbound on Forest Home Ave. to I-894 East/I-43 North (eastbound). Traffic going I-894 West (northbound) will be detoured to follow northbound WIS 100, eastbound Beloit Road, then to I-894 West (northbound).

Beginning Wednesday October 22nd the following long term closures will take effect:

    · I-43 South outside lanes will be closed at WIS 100 until November 5th.

    · I-894 East (southbound) ramp to I-43 South to be closed until November 21st. Traffic will be detoured to exit the freeway at Beloit Road westbound, then south on WIS 100, then west on Layton Ave., then to I-43 South.

    · WIS 100 northbound and southbound single lane closures during the day and two lanes to be closed overnight until November 21st.

Click here for more from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

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