Brookfield Zoo's South Parking Lot Closed Next Week for Repaving

Brookfield Zoo announced this week that it will be conducting a repaving project in the South Park Lot starting Monday, May 13 and continuing through Friday, May 17. Hours of construction are expected to be 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Weather delays could impact the construction schedule.

During the duration of the project, Brookfield Zoo officials are asking all guests, including members, to park in the North Parking Lot, at 31st Street and Golfview Avenue.
Brookfield Zoo South Gate

The Riverside-Brookfield High School administration, Brookfield Police and Fire and Riverside Public Safety have all been informed about this expected work, and the potential impacts to the school and the community during this timeframe.

Brookfield Zoo has also informed the Village of Brookfield that attendance is up, generally, particularly with respect to school groups. In the next three weeks more than 2,000 buses transporting nearly 85,000 students and staff from 835 schools are scheduled to visit, according to Police Chief Michael Kuruvilla.

For more information about Brookfield Zoo, visit their website.