Longterm closures on Zoo Interchange are underway

CREATED Oct 11, 2013 - UPDATED: Oct 14, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Department of Transportation began working on the Zoo Interchange over the weekend, and will be closing, opening and changing traffic patterns of many areas.

Beginning Saturday, Oct. 12, the following changes will be in effect -

 - there will be a traffic shift to the outside lanes by 5am Watertown Plank Rd from Innovation drive to UPRR due to project staging.

- there will be a full closure long-term by 5 a.m. through late Summer 2014 Kearney St EB from 84th St to 76th St for roadway reconstruction.

- there will be a full closure long-term by 5 a.m. through early Winter Swan NB from Underwood Pkwy for roadway reconstruction.

- there will be a full closure long-term by 5 a.m. through late Spring 2014 84th St entrance ramp to I-94 WB for box culvert work.

- there will be a full closure long-term by 5 a.m. through Summer 2014 84th St entrance ramp to I-94 EB for box culvert work.

- there will be a full closure long-term by 5 a.m. through early Winter 2014 Watertown Plank Rd entrance ramp to US 45 NB for interchange construction.

- a lane will be closed long-term by 5am through early Spring 2014 US 45 exit ramp to Watertown Plank Rd for project construction.

- there will be a full closure in the morning Greenfield Ave entrance ramp to I-894/US 45 NB for utility work.