Public Meeting on July 25th to discuss WIS 181 Project
Meeting to provide updated project information


July 17, 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is conducting a public information meeting to discuss the planned roadway improvements to WIS 181 (76th Street) between Grantosa Drive and Florist Avenue in the city of Milwaukee.  The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 25th, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the James Madison High School auditorium, located at 8135 W. Florist Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The meeting will be conducted in an open house format with project staff available to discuss the project and answer questions you may have.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has retained GRAEF to prepare preliminary plans for the proposed roadway improvements.  The project aims to improve safety and pavement conditions on WIS 181.  The primary improvements include:

  • Roadway resurfacing of WIS 181 from Grantosa Blvd to Sheridan Road and Thurston  Circle to Florist Avenue.
  • Replace existing bridge and interchange ramps at Silver Spring Drive.
  • Reconstruct WIS 181 from Sheridan Road to Thurston Circle.
  • Replace traffic signals at the Silver Spring Drive interchange.
  • Construction is currently scheduled for to begin in the spring of 2019.

You are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting, to ask questions and to provide input on this project.  Preliminary plans and project exhibits will be on display at the meeting for your review and project personnel will be available to discuss the improvements with you on an individual basis.  Your attendance and comments are appreciated. 

The meeting location is wheelchair accessible. Citizens who are hearing impaired may request an interpreter via the Wisconsin Telecommunication Relay System (dial 711).