Road Construction & Maintenance

Pavement & Surface Evaluation Ratings

Every two years, the City of New Berlin is required to submit Pavement and Surface Evaluation Ratings (PASER) to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) that represent the physical condition of our roadways per state statute 86.302(2). The PASER rating the City uses rates each roadway segment on a scale from 1 to 10 (one being the worst and 10 being the best) by taking into consideration the surface distress, structure, roughness, and drainage. The information is used by the DOT to determine the city’s portion of state transportation aid and helps the City create the Five Year Rehabilitation Plan, and plan annual maintenance projects.

Construction & Maintenance Resources

This construction season, the City will be doing a mixture of roadway resurfacing, parking lot resurfacing, and crack sealing projects. Questions about roadway projects may be directed to the Engineering Division (262) 797-2445 or lpichler@newberlin.org. Please follow and monitor the City's social media pages for closures as these projects progress. 

2021 Construction Projects

Union Pacific Railroad Crossing Repairs

Union Pacific Railroad has scheduled repairs to the railroad crossings at Sunny Slope Road and at Moorland Road. Each roadway will be closed to thru traffic during the repairs. 

The Sunny Slope Road crossing repairs are anticipated to start on Wednesday, May 11th at 7:00 AM and be completed by Friday, May 13th at 5:00 PM. A detour route utilizing Cleveland Avenue, Moorland Road, and Greenfield Avenue will be posted. 

Sunny Slope Road Railroad Repair Detour Route

The Moorland Road crossing repairs are anticipated to start Saturday, May 21st at 7:00 AM and be completed by Tuesday, May 24th at 5:00 PM. A detour route utilizing Cleveland Avenue, 108th Street, and Greenfield Avenue will be posted. 

Moorland Road Railroad Repair Detour Route

2022 Roadway Rehabilitation

In 2022 the City will be resurfacing approximately 5 miles of roadway. Also included in this project is the reconstruction of Casper Drive, and the reconstruction of the New Berlin Recycling Center Driveway. This project is expected to start in mid May, and is expected to be completed by late September. Work in any particular area of the project will most likely not span this entire time, and an area-specific schedule will be posted as it becomes available. The roadways within this project will remain open to local traffic at all times, but may be closed to through traffic. Please see the map below for roadways and parking lots affected by this project.

2022 Roadway Rehabilitation Overview Map

2022 Roadway Rehabilitation Detailed Schedule

2022 Roadway Maintenance

Throughout the year, the City performs regular maintenance on it's roadways. The Department of Public Works is responsible for small patching and pothole filling, and may be contacted at (262) 780-4609. As part of the City's annual roadway maintenance, the City will be crack sealing approximately 32 miles of roadway throughout the City. The contractor will provide advanced notice on the affected roadways 48 hours prior to their work. Please use caution while driving near the crews, and walking pets and children near the fresh crack sealant. The map below shows the roadways which will be crack sealed in the 2022 project. 

2022 Roadway Maintenance Overview

Great Water Alliance - Waukesha Water

The City of Waukesha will be constructing a water supply pipeline and a return pipeline within the City of New Berlin. Construction will start in December 2020 with completion prior to December 2023. 

For more information, please see: Great Water Alliance New Berlin Information

Beloit Road Reconditioning Project - Milwaukee County

Milwaukee County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will be reconditioning W. Beloit Road (CTH T) from S. 124th Street (CTH T) to  S. 108th Street (STH 100). The reconditioning project is expected to start in the Spring of 2022, and be completed in late Fall 2022. Questions regarding this project may be directed to elizabeth.saunderson@milwaukeecountywi.gov or 414-257-5991.

For more information, please see: Beloit Road Reconditioning Project

I-43 Rock Freeway (Moorland Rd to Hale Interchange)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will be performing a perpetuation project on I-43 between Moorland Road and the Hale Interchange. This project is expected to start in early Spring 2022 and be completed by Fall 2022. Questions or comments regarding this project may be directed to:

Evan Limberatos, WisDOT Project Manager
(262) 548-8797
evan.limberatos@dot.wi.gov

Dan Sellers, WisDOT Communications
(262) 548-6702
daniel.sellers@dot.wi.gov

For more information please visit: I-43 Rock Freeway (Moorland Rd to Hale Interchange)

Additional Construction Resources

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