Plan ahead! Sheriff’s Office to close Hoan Bridge Wednesday night for fireworks show

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MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office will be closing the I-794 northbound lanes of the Hoan Bridge Wednesday night, June 29th at 8:00 p.m. at Carferry Drive prior to the fireworks.

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

All lanes of traffic, northbound and southbound, will be closed during the fireworks and reopen following the display.

To alleviate traffic congestion after the fireworks, traffic southbound on the Hoan Bridge will be open for those heading to the south side, but due to construction, there will only be one lane.  Traffic on southbound Lincoln Memorial Drive heading to westbound I-94 will need to take Clybourn Street.

Be advised that deputies may need to divert traffic leaving the lakefront area to ease the expected heavy traffic flow.