Public meeting for WIS 100 in Milwaukee County
Open house for safety improvements on intersections at Howard Ave. and Beloit Road (County T)


Aug. 3, 2015

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss intersection safety improvements for the rehabilitation on WIS 100 from Howard Avenue to Beloit Road, in Milwaukee County.

The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Greenfield City Hall Council Chambers located at 7325 West Forest Home Avenue. The objective of this meeting is to familiarize the public with the purpose and need for the project and to obtain input on the proposed improvements. The meeting will be conducted as an open house format; no formal presentations are planned. Exhibits of the proposed improvements will be on display at the meeting and staff will be available to answer questions.

The primary purpose of this project is to improve safety at the WIS 100 intersections with Beloit Road and Howard Avenue. This segment of WIS 100 has been determined to have one of the highest crash rates in the state. Proposed improvements include realigning the left turn lanes on WIS 100 to improve sight distance for drivers turning left from WIS 100, installing new traffic signals, providing better pedestrian accommodations and realigning the right turn lanes from Beloit Road to improve sight distance.

The median opening at WIS 100 and Howard Avenue would be modified to restrict left turns onto WIS 100 from Howard Avenue and the commercial driveway opposite Howard Avenue. It is anticipated that these left turns will be diverted to U-turns on WIS 100 or shift to the WIS 100 intersection with Cold Spring Road. More detailed information about the median modifications will be available at the meeting.

The first median opening on WIS 100, north of Beloit Road, would be closed with the project to allow the extension of the southbound left turn lane on WIS 100 at the Beloit Road intersection.

Construction is scheduled for 2018.

Adjacent property owners are encouraged to attend the meeting. Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter may request one by contacting Brian Pluemer (262) 548-6721, at least three working days prior to the meeting via the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay system (dialing 711).

WIS 100 Corridor Study

WisDOT has a corridor study underway on WIS 100 from Layton Ave. to Silver Spring Drive. The study is proceeding separate from this project.