Project Overview

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works plans to rebuild 2.6-mlles of W. National Avenue (WIS 59) between 1st Street and 39th Street. National Avenue Is currently an urban 4-lane, undivided principal arterial roadway and connecting highway. The proposed rebuild consists of improving safety measures for all modes of transportation, including walking and biking. Improvements will Include reducing the number of travel lanes from 4-lanes to 2-lanes along the majority of the project limits, adding safer pedestrian and bicycle accommodations, perpetuating mass transit, installing ADA curb ramps and improved street lighting, and updating traffic signals. Included in the project is replacement of all roadway pavement, curb, some sidewalk segments and driveway approaches, as well as replacing storm sewers.

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