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Closures, ahem, ramp up on I-794 project

Published Dec. 19, 2013

Perhaps you've noticed that sometimes the Lincoln Memorial Drive ramp to head west on I-794 is open and sometimes it's closed, leading you to enter just to the west at Jackson Street. Well, that Jackson Street entrance is closing now and there are other changes kicking in as part of the work on the Hoan and 794.


Hoan Bridge arch to get LED lights

Published April 12, 2013

One of the most interesting aspects of the state Department of Transportation's $278 million Hoan Bridge rehabilitation project in Milwaukee has been largely ignored by the media and the public, so far. The DOT plans to add LED lights along the golden arch structure of the bridge. The cost for the aesthetic lighting for the bridge will be between $500,000 and almost $1 million, said Ryan Luck, chief construction engineer of southeastern Wisconsin freeways for WisDOT.


Milwaukee's freeway history

Published Jan. 7, 2011

The freeway system we know and use daily is a far cry from what was originally proposed in the 1940s and '50s, when the thought of zipping across the growing metropolis on freshly laid pavement seemed like something of a dream.


This sucks: Political gridlock hurts highways

Published Jan. 15, 2008

The increase in population and motor vehicle traffic in Milwaukee's suburbs coincides with the continuing deterioration of the current system, hurts efforts to improve infrastructure.

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