Temporary Change in Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge Operating Schedule May 28th & 29th

Posted on 5-16-2024

The Green Bay Public Works Department is announcing a temporary change to the drawbridge operating schedule and temporary lane closures of the Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge (Dousman and Main Streets) for inspection activities. Mariners shall provide a two-hour advance notice for bridge operation directly to the Bridge Tender on Tuesday, May 28th, 2024, and Wednesday, May 29th, 2024, from 8:00am to 3:00pm each day. Motorists shall be advised the bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic with single-lane closures occurring during this timeframe, which may cause back-ups.

Vessel Impacts

Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge at Mile 1.58 over the Fox River at Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Provide a two-hour advanced notice for bridge operation directly to the Bridge Tender.

Traffic Impacts

Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge (Dousman Street and Main Street over the Fox River).
Single-lane closures in each direction along Main Street will occur from North Broadway to North Washington Street.

No detour will be posted.

Access to residences and businesses will be maintained. All lane and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change. Motorists should anticipate back-ups, use caution while driving through the work zone, and are encouraged to find alternate routes.

City of Green Bay

Green Bay is a vibrant city located in the northeastern part of Wisconsin, situated on the beautiful shores of the Fox River and Green Bay. Our city is known for its rich history and strong community spirit.

The city of Green Bay was founded in 1834 and has since grown into a thriving urban center with a population of over 100,000 residents. We are home to numerous attractions, including the iconic Lambeau Field, which is the home stadium of the Green Bay Packers, and the National Railroad Museum, which showcases the history of the railroad industry.

Our city is also known for its outstanding parks and outdoor recreation opportunities, with over 50 parks and green spaces throughout the city, including the scenic Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and the beautiful Fox River Trail.

At the city of Green Bay, we are committed to providing excellent services to our residents, businesses, and visitors. We work hard to maintain a safe and welcoming community, and we strive to promote economic growth and prosperity.