Bus strike: DPW officials offer tips for getting to/from July 3rd fireworks show along lakefront

MILWAUKEE -- With the Milwaukee County Transit System bus drivers on strike, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and the Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) are offering the following tips for getting to and from the fireworks event at the lakefront on Friday, July 3rd:

    Fireworks attendees are encouraged to plan ahead, start early and be patient while waiting for service and moving in and out of downtown.

    Milwaukee Downtown (BID #21) Public Service Ambassadors, wearing blue shirts, will be on the streets to offer directions and other assistance.

    The bus strike continues until 3:00 a.m. Saturday, July 4th.

    Don't feel like dealing with all the hustle and bustle along the lakefront? You can watch the U.S. Bank Fireworks Show LIVE on FOX6 on Friday night!

    CLICK HERE for further coverage of the bus strike via FOX6Now.com.