Parking and Traffic Alerts

Street Closures

The Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk is on Saturday morning, September 17th. Some of the race will close streets near Wisconsin Avenue beginning at 12th St and heading east down Wisconsin Avenue toward the lakefront. There may also be freeway exits closed in the downtown area. Visit the Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk website for details. 


Street Parking 

Parking Saturday Metered street parking is often FREE east of I-94 downtown, please read parking signs and observe time restrictions.
Sunday Street parking in all metered and non-metered parking spaces is FREE, unless otherwise noted.

Free Parking Structures and Lots

MSOE State Street Lot A from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 and 18.
Northwestern Mutual 611 E Wisconsin Ave. from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 17 and 18.
US Bank 716 E Clybourn from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 17 and 10 am to 5 pm on Sept 18.

Ride the Milwaukee County Transit System

A one day pass is just $4, visit

Airport Parking for the General Mitchell International Airport / Mitchell Gallery of Flight

FREE parking available on the 3rd Floor of daily parking structure

Alternatives to Driving