Drivers take note: Phase Two of Howell Ave. construction project now underway

MILWAUKEE -- Phase two of the City of Milwaukee’s South Howell Avenue construction project from W. Howard to W. Layton Avenues is now underway.

The project began in April 2015 and is projected to be completed in November 2015, weather permitting.

Phase Two entails reconstructing the west side of S. Howell Ave. (southbound lanes of traffic). Two-way traffic – one lane in each direction – will move to the newly completed east side of the street (northbound lanes).

The Milwaukee County Transit System will maintain its current bus service on S. Howell Ave., with bus stops moving to the medians when construction prevents stopping at the curb.

The project includes:

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