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Project Close-Up

North Avenue Reconstruction 

County Highway M

• City of Brookfield
• Calhoun Rd to 124th St
• Spring 2020 to Winter 2021

Welcome to Waukesha County Public
Works' info page for the 2020-21
reconstruction project on North Avenue.

Please find regular updates on project
impacts to residents, businesses, and
Waukesha County drivers. Thank you!

Questions and comments? Contact us!
Ed Hinrichs (email)
Project Manager
262-548-7745 

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Project Updates


July 31 2020
Traffic update - Short-term closures on North Ave 

• Monday Aug 3 from 7 pm to 7 am: North Ave to close from Calhoun Rd to Cedar Dr (rescheduled from July 29, below)
• View map, detour, contact info, and additional details

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July 28 2020 July 29 2020
Traffic update - Short-term closures on North Ave 

• Tonight 7 pm to 7 am: North Ave to close from Calhoun Rd to Cedar Dr 
• Wednesday 7 pm to 7 am: North Ave to close from Pilgrim Pkwy to Pilgrim Square Dr
New Wednesday 7 pm to 7 am: Calhoun Rd to close from North Ave to Civic Drive
• New Thursday 7 pm to 7 am: North Ave to close from Calhoun Rd to Cedar Dr 
• For installation of storm sewer
New View map, detour, contact info, and additional details.

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July 9 2020
New start dateTraffic update - Long-term closure

• now starting July 13 Monday
• Pilgrim Pkwy to close longterm - from North Ave (CTH M) to Kata Dr
• Crews to reconstruct the intersection 
• View map, detour, contact info, and additional details.
• Reminder: All work is weather-dependent; dates subject to change.

Note to adjacent businesses and residents: Steps will be taken to minimize the effects of noise and dust associated with this work.

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July 2 2020
Update (July 6)Traffic update - Long-term closure postponed starts July 6:

• starting TBD Monday July 6
• Pilgrim Pkwy to close longterm from North Ave (CTH M) to Kata Dr
• Crews to reconstruct the intersection 
• View map, detour, contact info, and additional details.
• Reminder: All work is weather-dependent; dates subject to change.

Note to adjacent businesses and residents: Steps will be taken to minimize the effects of noise and dust associated with this work.

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June 19 2020

Traffic update - Overnight closure on Friday:

• On Friday, June 19, a segment of North Ave is scheduled to close to traffic from 7 pm to 7 am 
• Between Glen Cove Lane and Pilgrim Road
• For installation of storm sewer
• Drivers can use Calhoun Rd, Bluemound Ave, and Pilgrim Pkwy to get around the closure
• View map, contact info, and additional details.

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June 5 2020

Traffic update - Lane Switch this Monday:

• Starting Monday June 8, lanes are to be shifted a bit north
• This clears the usual eastbound lanes for reconstruction work
• One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction.
• Please drive with care; watch for crews and equipment
More info: locations, intersections, alternate routes, and more  

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June 3 2020

Postponed - Overnight closures:

• Overnight closures at Calhoun Rd and North Ave scheduled for tonight and tomorrow, June 4, are now cancelled. Check back for the new date TBA. Thank you!

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May 29 2020

New Materials for your review:

• Map of overnight short-term closures
• Project description and key dates
• Map of project areas: phase 1 2020, phase 2 2021
• Postcard sent to residents, businesses along project route

To view: Click "Public Information Materials" above.

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May 14 2020

Construction to begin:

• Construction of roadway to begin Monday, May 18
• Use of alternate route(s) strongly recommended
• Speed limit along North Ave. reduced to 25 MPH between Calhoun Rd and 124th St

Use caution: Lane configurations to be altered. Expect delays and temporary closures.

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April 7 2020

Updates:

May 15: Construction of roadway anticipated to begin.
• Utility work to continue. Construction workers and traffic control still present on site. Thank you for your care and courtesy as you drive in the area. 

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March 10 2020

Traffic Update:

• Now open: Lilly Rd from North Ave to Adelaide Ln is now re-opened to traffic. Proceed carefully as work continues along North Ave. 

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February 21 2020

Traffic Update:

• Now open: Intersection of North Ave and Lilly Rd has re-opened to traffic.  Lilly Rd from North Ave to Adelaide Ln to remain closed for the next two weeks. 

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February 18 2020 
Updates

• Sewer construction on schedule: City of Brookfield's work at intersection of North Ave and Lilly Rd is anticipated to open early next week, if not sooner. Lilly Rd north of North Ave to remain closed. 

• Continuing along North Ave: Gas, electric, and communications utility work on North Ave from Calhoun Rd to 124th St. Some barrels and metal plates may remain in shoulders and lanes' edges. Proceed carefully.

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February 8 2020 
Road Closure by City of Brookfield 

• North Ave (CTH M) at Lilly Rd
• Monday February 10 - Monday February 24 approx.

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September 1 2019
Driver impacts due to utility work

• Crews from various utilities on North Ave. between 300 feet west of Calhoun Rd. and 124th St.
• Working on gas, sanitary, electric, and communication utilities
Pre-work for Waukesha County road improvement project Spring 2020