2021 Projects

Upcoming Projects Map

Click here to view a map of Upcoming Public Works Projects in Glendale. We will update the public on projects by posting project links below. If you have any questions regarding the Upcoming Projects, you may contact Nicole at 414-228-1710.

Milwaukee County Parks

Oak Leaf Trail Zip Line Culvert Replacement

  • Milwaukee County is moving forward with replacement of the culvert under the Oak Leaf Trail (OLT) Zip Line where a sink hole has developed. The sink hole is north of Silver Spring Road and west of Green Bay Road in the City of Glendale. The Zip Line is one of the most popular segments of the OLT, with average usership of over 350,000 trips a year. Currently, the trail is closed, with a detour running parallel. Construction will take place in late summer/early fall.
  • More information can be found at the following link: https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/Parks/What-We-Do/Planning--Development
  • Any questions, please contact:
    • Karl Stave
      • Architecture, Engineering & Environmental Services
      • DAS - Facilities Management Division
      • Milwaukee County
      • (414) 278-4863
    • Michael P. Marlin
      • Landscape Architect 
      • Milwaukee County Parks
      • (414) 257-4884

Capital Projects

I-43 URT project

  • the I-43 NB exit to ramp to Hampton Ave WB will close permanently starting Tuesday pm, June 15th
  • the I-43 NB exit ramp to Hampton Ave EB will close long-term starting Tuesday pm, June 15th until late 2023

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), as part of the I-43 URT (Union Refrigerator Transit Line) project, is reconstructing and re-aligning and lowering the freeway profile of 1.5 miles of I-43, between Capitol Drive and north of Hampton Avenue. This project includes, reconstructing several bridges, adding retaining walls, improving traffic signals, and replacing noise walls within the project limits. For more information, please visit I-43 URT Improvements.

  • The following work is scheduled to begin in 2021:
    • I-43 NORTH exit ramp to Hampton Avenue West to permanently close mid-June   
    • I-43 NORTH exit ramp to Hampton Avenue East is scheduled to close the night of Tuesday, June 15, 2021 through late 2023   
    • Hampton Avenue, under I-43, reduced to one lane in each direction, mid-July through late 2023   
    • Hampton Avenue entrance ramp to I-43 SOUTH is scheduled to close July 2021 through late 2023   
    • I-43 NORTH from Glendale Avenue to Silver Spring Drive reduced to two lanes fall through late 2021  
    • Fiebrantz Avenue entrance ramp to I-43 NORTH is scheduled to close fall through late 2021 
    • Fiebrantz Avenue entrance ramp to I-43 NORTH is scheduled to close whenever a northbound lane is reduced, through late 2023
    • Overnight lane closures and intermittent ramp closures are expected throughout the duration of the project
  • The following work is scheduled to begin in 2022:
    • I-43 between Silver Spring Drive and Capitol Drive reduced to two lanes, in each direction, early spring through late fall 
    • I-43 SOUTH exit to Green Bay Avenue to close in fall through late 2023   
  • The following work is scheduled to begin in 2023:
    • Green Bay Avenue northbound entrance to I-43 SOUTH to close in fall   
    • I-43 NORTH exit to Green Bay Avenue/Capitol Drive to close in fall   
    • I-43 from Capitol Drive to Silver Spring Drive reduced to two lanes, in each direction, early spring through late fall 
    • Port Washington Road from Glendale Road to Hampton Avenue reduced to one lane early spring   

2021 Hampton Avenue Off Ramp Hydrant & Sanitary Manhole Relocation

2021 Watermain Programs 

  • North Braeburn Lane (26th Street) (West Custer Avenue to 575 feet South of West Silver Spring Drive)
  • North Bethmaur Lane (01) (25th Street) (West Custer Avenue to West Rohr Avenue)
  • North 25th Street (Bethmaur Lane North (01)) (West Rohr Avenue to 26th/Rohr Easement) 
  • North 26th Street (Braeburn Lane North) (West Rohr Avenue to 26th/Rohr Easement)
  • West Rohr Avenue ( North 26th Street to North 25th Street)
  • 26th/Rohr Easement (155 feet East of North 26th Street to North 25th Street)
  • 26th/Rohr Alley (North 26th Street to 155 feet East of North 26th Street
  • West Custer Avenue (North 26th Street to North 25th Street)
  • North Elm Tree Road (West Daphne Road to West Apple Tree Road)
  • North Elm Tree Road (W Apple Tree Road to West Acacia Road)

2021 Alley Reconstruction Program

  • East of North Milwaukee River Parkway (West La Salle Avenue to North Sunset Lane)
  • South of West Silver Spring Drive (North Navajo Avenue to North Lydell Avenue)
  • North of West Silver Spring Drive (North Crestwood Boulevard to West to Alley)
  • East of North Argyle Avenue (West Kendall Avenue to Southeast to Alley)

2021 Roadway Program

  • West Custer Avenue (South 57 to North 13th Street)
  • West Custer Avenue (North 27th Street to North 26th Street)
  • West Custer Avenue (North 26th Street to North 25th Street)
  • West Custer Avenue (North 25th Street to North Shasta Drive)
  • West Custer Avenue (North Shasta Drive to North 24th Street)
  • West Custer Avenue (North 24th Street to North Dexter Avenue)

2021 Sidewalk Program

  • Project limits to be announced.

2021 Ditching Program

  • Project limits to be announced. 

Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)

WIS-57 (Green Bay Road) HSIP Project

Highway Safety Improvement Program

Silver Spring Drive (N. Long Island Drive to N. Lydell Avenue) HSIP Project

Local Officials Meeting Minutes - June 9, 2020
Local Officials Intersect Exhibits
Visual Obstructions
2978-02-00 Public Involvement Plan 
WisDOT-FDM 11-46 Crossing Closure
2978-02-00 Silver Spring Drive Public Comment Form
LOM Project Newsletter
Resolution No. 2019-15

WisDOT

The I-43 North-South Project located between Silver Spring Drive and WIS 60 
(Currently in the early engineering design phase. Below, video animations present the upcoming improvements).