Main Street Reopens

All orange barrels must come to an end …
and so it is with the Phase II Main Street Improvement Project in Menomonee Falls. Main Street has officially reopened as of Friday, September 14, 2018.

We are told there is only some minor landscape work, details and clean-up to be accomplished in the next week or so.


Night on the Riverwalk

Family Fun! Live Music! Vendors! Beer Garden!

Mill Pond Plaza and the Beer Garden will have something special on Friday, September 21 from 5-9 PM.

5:00 – 9:00 PM Beer Garden & Vendors
5:00-6:30 PM – Family Fun sponsored by the YMCA
6:30-9:00 PM Live Music by a Downtown favorite, Sorry We’re Open

This nighttime event has something for everyone!

Main Street & Appleton Intersection Opens!

Main Street Construction Updates

Village Tourism Survey

Downtown BID Celebrates 25 Years!

2018 Sneak Peek

Downtown Christmas Market Saturday 11/25

Main Street Project Update

Planet Fitness: Featured Business of the Month

Much More Than BEER on Friday Night!

Week 7: Halfway Home!

Main Street Reopens

All orange barrels must come to an end …
and so it is with the Phase II Main Street Improvement Project in Menomonee Falls. Main Street has officially reopened as of Friday, September 14, 2018.

We are told there is only some minor landscape work, details and clean-up to be accomplished in the next week or so.

main street construction mascot

Pardon our dust while
the Village continues the improvements to Downtown Menomonee Falls!

WEEK #5 Update:

Crews worked on the Northeast quadrant concrete removal (Centennial Plaza) this week; paving is planned for Friday 7/13.

Plans for week of 7/16:

  • Early in week: Allow concrete to cure in Northeast quadrant
  • Mid-week: Tentatively switching traffic control to the Northwest quadrant (Bank of Flowers) approximately on Wednesday subject to concrete cure and weather.
  • This will also officially begin the detour of Main Street traffic. Main Street will only be open to east-bound vehicles, while west-bound vehicles will be detoured; north on Appleton, west on Roosevelt, and south on Shady Lane.
  • End of week: Reconstruct curb and sidewalk at Northwest quadrant of Intersection.

WEEK #4 Update:

Crews have shifted work to the Northeast quadrant of the Appleton and Main intersection, in front of Centennial Plaza.

  • Right hand turns will NOT be allowed from westbound Main Street to Northbound Appleton.
  • Northeast corner crosswalks will be closed so that no pedestrians will try to walk through the construction area.

WEEK #3 Update:

Crews will be completing work on the Southeast quadrant (Nino’s Bakery) and switching to the Northeast quadrant (Centennial Plaza):
  • Paving and clean-up will wrap up in front of Nino’s Thursday and Friday; concrete will be curing over the weekend and traffic control could switch to the Northeast quadrant as early as Tues., July 3 depending on weather conditions.
  • When the crews shift to the Centennial Plaza quadrant, there will be no right hand turn allowed from westbound Main Street to Northbound Appleton.
  • Northeast crosswalks will be closed so that no pedestrians will try to walk through the construction area.
  • By the end of the week of 7/2, curb, gutter and some sidewalk work could be under way.

WEEK #2 Update:

Crews will continuing work on the South East Quadrant, in front of Nino’s Bakery

  • Traffic Control – South East Crosswalks (in front of Nino’s) will be closed so that no pedestrians will try to walk through the construction area. No other major changes are anticipated.
  • Curb and Gutter in the South East quadrant should be constructed during the beginning of the week and additional pavement removal is expected during the rest of the week.
  • Sidewalk installation of the South East quadrant is expected later in the week, subject to weather.

WEEK #1 Update:

• Concrete cutting at the southeast corner of Appleton Avenue & Main Street will begin by 6/15.
• Nino’s Bakery front entrance will be closed temporarily, side entrance will be used and marked with signs.
• Concrete removal and replacement will proceed following the cutting.
• Right turns onto Main Street will be restricted for northbound traffic for 2-3 weeks; access east Main Street via Mill Street or Cleveland.


Overview

Phase II of the Main Street Road Construction will begin the week of June 11. This project will reconstruct:

  • Main Street and Appleton Avenue intersection, and
  • Main Street between Hoyt Drive and Appleton Avenue adding a pedestrian crosswalk, bump outs, and planter beds.

Downtown Business Impacts

  • All businesses will remain open and accessible during road construction.
  • During the Appleton Avenue & Main Street intersection work, the side entrances to Nino’s Bakery, Bank of Memories and Sal’s Pub will be used. The front entrances for these three businesses will alternately close temporarily as crews work in the area. The side, alternate entrances will be marked and easily accessible.
  • Right turns from northbound Appleton Avenue will be restricted for the first 2-3 weeks of construction.

Traffic Impacts

  • Westbound traffic on Main Street will be detoured north on Appleton Avenue, west on Roosevelt Drive and south on Shady Lane.
  • Eastbound traffic on Main Street is intended to be maintained for the duration of the project.

Parking Impacts

  • The Main Street public parking lot at the entrance to North Middle School will remain open.
  • On-street parking spaces on Main Street between Appleton Avenue & Hoyt Drive will be unavailable.

For further information

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Tourism Survey graphic

Your ideas and opinions are needed for the Village of Menomonee Falls Tourism Survey.

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Photo of Village Centre sign

25 Year BannerThe Downtown Village Centre Business Improvement District was created in 1993 by the Village of Menomonee Falls in conjunction with the State of Wisconsin, and is celebrating 25 years of serving the community.

The MISSION of the Menomonee Falls Business District is to improve, maintain, and promote the downtown as a destination for the benefit of all; enhance downtown economic viability and provide a sense of community.

Check out the list of BID members in the Downtown.

Poppy & Thyme logo

2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Downtown Menomonee Falls with five new businesses setting up shop, and one hometown favorite undergoing a facelift:

  • Fiddleheads Coffee will start construction on their new location in the Koehler-Zahn house at the corner of Garfield & Appleton Avenue in January.
  • The old fire station #1 on Appleton Avenue will be converted into a restaurant by the owners of Leff’s Lucky Town. The bar and restaurant is currently being called The Fire Station. Construction to start in January.
  • Quizno’s will open a location next to Planet Fitness on Appleton Avenue with plans to open soon—no definite opening date set.
  • Downtown Menomonee Falls welcomes Poppy & Thyme, a bath, body and gift store opening March 1, next door to the soon-to-open Alumni Club on Appleton Avenue.
  • Alumni Club opening is planned late February.
  • Nino’s Italian Bakery & Deli will start their remodel project in January.

Additional Parking Lot at Former Classic Bike Shop on Roosevelt

The Village of Menomonee Falls bought the former Classic Bike Shop property on Roosevelt Drive just west of Mill Pond Park. This buildings on the property will be razed to create additional parking.

Christmas Market logo
Saturday, November 25, 2017
11:00 – 4:00 throughout Downtown Menomonee Falls Where Main & Appleton meet

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Main Street six ton weight limit sign

Downtown Business Improvement District Is On The Grow!

Phase I of the Main Street Reconstruction Project is complete and Downtown Menomonee Falls is proud to show off our new look! Improvements include:

  • Main Street Reconstruction between Water and Grand:
    • Resurfacing of Main Street
    • Creation of six concrete bump outs which will add to existing sidewalk space and enlarge outdoor seating areas
    • Creation of 12 parallel parking stalls on the Main Street Bridge
    • Striping of three new crosswalks with shorter crossing distances
    • Installation of raised planters containing trees and flowers/plantings
    • Addition of new street furnishings including benches, bicycle racks, and trash cans
  • 6 Ton weight limit signs posted. Read Main Street Trucking Weight Limit Flyer. This project complements the recent decommissioning of Hwy. 74 through Menomonee Falls which will phase-in the restriction of large semi-trucks and slow down traffic through our Downtown.
  • Centennial Plaza enhancements for Beer Garden.Main Street planters   Main Street 6 Ton Weight Limit sign

 

Planet Fitness
N89 W16899 Appleton Ave. | Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 | 262-251-8000
http://planetfitness.com/gyms/menomonee-falls

Planet Fitness is known for a lot of things – low prices (and all the stuff you get for those low prices), our Lunk™ Alarm, and of course, our Judgement Free Zone®. We’re fiercely protective of our Planet and the rights of our members to feel like they belong. So we create an environment where you can relax, go at your own pace and just do your own thing without ever having to worry about being judged. This is your Planet. You belong.

The gym opened in December, 2013.

Planet Fitness wanted to bring the Judgement Free Zone to Menomonee Falls Downtown to not only provide an affordable fitness center in the area but also to be part of the this thriving community. They are making a constant effort to stay involved with our member’s fitness journeys and take pride in helping them reach their goals, no matter how big or small.

The Menomonee Falls Downtown Featured Business of the Month is selected randomly by the Business Improvement District. The BID is always grateful to have an opportunity to share about our fine Downtown establishments.

 

Beer Garden logo, music by Lil' Rev on 9/22/17Beer Garden Open Friday from 4-9pm
Centennial Plaza at Main & Appleton
Drinks, Food, Live Music in the heart of Downtown Menomonee Falls!

Sept. 22 – Live Music by Lil’ Rev (more…)

Main Street Reconstruction Week #7Concrete now being removed from the eastbound traffic and parking lanes in the Main Street Reconstruction zone.
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