Capitol Drive Road Work
Construction work on Capitol Drive
Two major road and bridge construction projects are currently underway on Capitol Drive at N. Port Washington Road and again at N. Green Bay Road and at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Work is expected to continue into the fall months. This means getting to your favorite Outpost location could be impacted at times, so plan ahead!
1. The Port Washington Road bridge spanning Capitol Drive is being replaced
2. The controlled intersection at N. Green Bay Road and Capitol Dr. is being resurfaced and restructured
City of Milwaukee website page
Click HERE for the latest updates, closures and planned work
Capitol Drive Traffic
Capitol Dr. is open to through traffic in both directions.
Northbound I-43 Traffic
Capitol Dr. East exit ramp from I-43 northbound is CLOSED
UPDATE as of November 18, 2019*
SUMMARY: The City of Milwaukee anticipates West Capitol Drive and the ramp from I-43 northbound to eastbound Capitol Drive to be fully open by November 27th. During the week of December 2nd, they anticipate the bridge and all ramps to North Port Washington Road to be open to traffic.
North Port Washington Bridge and roadway approaches
-Week of 11/18, crews will apply a protective surface coating, strip form work on bridge and install the railing fence
-Concrete pavement and approaches are scheduled to be poured by Friday 11/22
-Pavement markings will be placed during the week of December 2nd to allow pavement poured the prior week to gain strength
All ramps from West Capitol Drive to North Port Washington Road
-The final surface of asphalt paving is scheduled to begin on Monday 11/18
-Following the paving operation, pavement markings will be placed along with signing, signals, and lighting
West Capitol Drive from North 7th to North 2nd streets (Outside lanes)
-The final surface of asphalt is scheduled to begin on Monday 11/18
-Restoration and pavement markings will be done during the week of November 18th
*All work is weather dependent