NewsSummerfestRockstar Summer


Freeways closing ahead Wednesday's Big Bang Fireworks

Posted at 10:48 AM, Jun 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 11:53:39-04

MILWAUKEE — Beginning at 8 p.m. Wednesday, the freeways will close prior to the Big Bang Fireworks, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The fireworks are expected to begin at 9:30 p.m.

The following lanes of traffic will be closed during the fireworks and reopen after the display:

— Interstate 794 eastbound through the Marquette Interchange. All traffic will be directed west to South I-43.

— Northbound 794 closed at Carferry; all traffic will be directed off the highway at Carferry.

— Closure from northbound Carferry on ramp to northbound 794.

— Southbound I-43 north to east on the Marquette Interchange; ramp will be closed from north to east.

— Eastbound Broadway on ramp to 794 will be closed.

— Southbound 794 Lincoln Memorial Drive on ramp will be closed.

For more information, call 414-639-5506.