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Directions to Wisconsin Lutheran College

Wisconsin Lutheran College's main campus is located at 8800 W. Bluemound Road on the border of Milwaukee and Wauwatosa.

The Outdoor Athletic Complex - home of the Warriors' football, track and field, soccer, baseball, and softball teams - is located about two miles from campus at 1401 Swan Boulevard, Wauwatosa.

During the ongoing Zoo Interchange road construction project, freeway ramps and area streets may be closed. Please check back here for current directions throughout the duration of this project.

  • Directions to Wisconsin Lutheran College

    Wisconsin Lutheran College

    8800 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

    TO CAMPUS

    From the North:  Take I-41 south to Bluemound Road exit (39). Left (east) on Bluemound Road to Wisconsin Lutheran College campus on the left.

    From the South: Take I-894 north to I-94 east. Exit at 84th Street (306). Left (north) on 84th Street to Bluemound Road. Left (west) on Bluemound Road to Wisconsin Lutheran College campus on the right.

    From the East: Take I-94 west to 84th Street exit (306). Right (north) on 84th Street to Bluemound Road. Left (west) on Bluemound Road to Wisconsin Lutheran College campus on the right.

    From the West: Take I-94 east to 84th Street exit (306). Left (north) on 84th Street to Bluemound Road. Left (west) on Bluemound Road to Wisconsin Lutheran College campus on the right.

    FROM CAMPUS

    When leaving campus, enter the freeway at Hwy. 100 (to I-94 west), at 84th Street (to I-94 east, I-94 west, or I-41 north), or at Watertown Plank Road (to I-41 and I-894).

    Directions to WLC's Outdoor Athletic Complex

    Outdoor Athletic Complex

    Raabe Stadium, Neumann Family Fields, Warrior Field

    1401 Swan Boulevard, Wauwatosa, WI 53226

    From Wisconsin Lutheran College: Travel west on Bluemound Road (Wisconsin Avenue is closed at I-41). Turn right onto Hwy. 100. Turn right onto Watertown Plank Road. Turn left onto Swan Boulevard (first stoplight). Turn left to travel through the roundabout. Take the first right in the roundabout to enter the complex driveway.

    From the North: Take I-41 south to Exit 40B toward Watertown Plank Road west. Stay to the right when the ramp splits. Continue right onto westbound Watertown Plank Road. Turn right onto Swan Boulevard (first stoplight). Turn left to travel through the roundabout. Take the first right in the roundabout to enter the complex driveway.

    From the South or East: Take I-894 north or I-94 west to I-41 north. Take Exit 40B toward Watertown Plank Road west. Stay to the left when the ramp splits. Continue onto westbound Watertown Plank Road. Turn right onto Swan Boulevard (first stoplight). Turn left to travel through the roundabout. Take the first right in the roundabout to enter the complex driveway.

    From the West: Take I-94 east to Exit 304B - Hwy. 100. Turn left onto Hwy. 100. Turn right onto Watertown Plank Road. Turn left onto Swan Boulevard (first stoplight). Turn left to travel through the roundabout. Take the first right in the roundabout to enter the complex driveway. Allow extra time as this route is also a major detour for the Zoo Interchange road construction project.

    Zoo Interchange Construction Updates

    Road construction sign

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is reconstructing the Zoo Interchange in western Milwaukee County; the project is expected to be completed in 2018.

    Revised November 25, 2016

    I-41 Construction

    • WISCONSIN AVENUE IS CLOSED between 99th and I-41 for bridge reconstruction over I-41. Use Bluemound Road as an alternate east-west route.
    • The exit to Bluemound Road from southbound I-41 is open. All other exit and entrance ramps at Bluemound Road and I-41 are closed. View current directions to campus for alternate routes.

    I-94 Construction

    • The westbound I-94 exit ramp to Hwy. 100 is closed. Use 84th Street to exit westbound I-94.
    • The eastbound entrance ramp to I-94 at Hwy. 100 is closed, though access is still available to southbound I-894 from the ramp. Use 84th Street to access eastbound I-94.

    Zoo Interchange Ramp Construction

    • The ramp from westbound I-94 to southbound I-894 is closed.
    • The ramp from eastbound I-94 to northbound I-41 is closed. 
    • The ramp from southbound I-41 to eastbound I-94 is closed. Expect increased traffic on Bluemound Road in front of Wisconsin Lutheran College due to detours from this ramp closure.

    I-894 Construction

    • The northbound entrance ramp to I-894 at Lincoln Avenue is closed.
    • The northbound entrance ramp to I-894 at Greenfield Avenue allows access to eastbound I-94 only (not to northbound I-41).

    • The southbound entrance ramp to I-894 at Greenfield Avenue is closed.
    • The exit ramp from I-894 southbound to Greenfield Avenue is closed.
    • The exit ramp from I-894 southbound to Lincoln Avenue is closed.

    Check for overnight closures in the Zoo Interchange related to construction on I-94 and I-41. Please visit WisDOT's Zoo Interchange project websiteFacebook page, and Twitter feed for more information.

    Directions to WLC's Watertown Class Location

    Bethesda Lutheran Communities Campus

    600 Hoffman Drive, Watertown, WI 53094

    1. From westbound I-94, take WI-26 N into Johnson Creek (exit 267).
    2. Turn right onto WI-26 N.
    3. Take Exit 39 N toward WI-26 Business.
    4. Turn right onto WI-26 Business.
    5. At the traffic circle, take the second exit onto South Church Street.
    6. Turn left onto North Bernard Street.
    7. Turn left onto Montgomery Street (by the Ace Hardware and Thrift Shop).
    8. Continue onto Fairview Drive.
    9. Turn right at the second right on Hoffman Drive
    10. Park in the lot to the right of the Main Entrance and enter through Welcome Center (Welcome Center doors face the parking lot).