Zoo Interchange reconstruction underway with Greenfield Avenue closure

CREATED Jan. 24, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Huge changes are coming to the Zoo Interchange, one of the busiest parts of the Milwaukee County freeway system. 

Construction crews have closed Greenfield Avenue over U.S. 45/I-894. 

Key links: 
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All the changes to the interchange 
- All detours around Greenfield Avenue closure 
- Schedule of changes during late January 
- MCTS route changes 
- What Zoo Interchange will look like when completed 
- More info from Wis. DOTDOT video of interchange reconstruction

They have begun preparations to take the bridge down. The bridge demolition will happen Friday night.

About 600,000 drivers each weekday will have to find an alternate way around the construction area, at least until the time of the Wisconsin State Fair in early August.

Click here for each detour route during Greenfield Avenue bridge reconstruction.

The move is the first part of a massive project to rebuild the Zoo Interchange.

Click here to see what the Zoo Interchange will look like when it's completed.