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MADISON METRO: Taste of Madison detours

Due to the Taste of Madison, Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 will all detour in the downtown area all weekend.

CLICK HERE for more information.

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BELTLINE: Lots of overnight lane/ramp closures; week of Sept 1-5

Lots of overnight lane closures on/off ramps,  and some ramps will be closed completely overnight.

Night of Tues Sept 2: 

on-ramp from South Towne Dr to EB Beltline;  CLOSED.

on-ramp from Stoughton Rd to EB Beltline;  open with lane closures.

off-ramp to South Towne Dr from EB Beltline; open with lane closures.

off-ramp to Stoughton Rd from EB Beltline; open with lane closurse.

Night of Weds Sept 3:

off-ramp to South Towne Dr from EB Beltline; open with lane closures.

off-ramp to Monona Dr from EB Beltline; CLOSED.

on-ramp from Monona Dr to EB Beltline; CLOSED.

off-ramp to Stoughton Rd from EB Beltline; open with lane closures.

on-ramp from Stoughton Rd to EB Beltline; open with lane closures.

Night of Thurs Sept 4:

off-ramp to South Towne Dr to EB Beltline; open with lane closures.

off-ramp to Monona Dr from EB Beltline; CLOSED.

on-ramp from Monona Dr to EB Beltline; CLOSED.

off-ramp to Stoughton Rd from EB Beltline; open with lane closures.

on-ramp from Stoughton Rd to EB Beltline; open with lane closures.  

Night of Fri Sept 5:

off-ramp to Stoughton Rd from WB Beltline; CLOSED.

on-ramp from Stoughton Rd to WB Beltline; open with lane closures.

off-ramp to South Towne Dr from WB Beltline; CLOSED.

on-ramp from South Towne Dr to WB Beltline; open with lane closures. 


FITCHBURG: McKee Rd/Hwy PD construction update.

Traffic switch to the EB side of McKee Rd took place on Weds Aug 27th.

Chapel Valley Rd intersection is tentatively scheduled to be closed Weds Sept 3rd – Thurs Sept 4th.

The Triverton Pike Dr intersection will be open during those two days that the north leg of the Chapel Valley intersection is closed.

The Richardson St intersection is tentatively scheduled to be closed Monday September 8 – Tuesday September 9th.

Work is expected to be done by October 31.

E. JOHNSON: Construction update; week of Sept 1-5.

E. Johnson St will remain reduced to one lane through the entire project.        
 
Planned Intersection Closures:

- N. Butler Street north of E. Johnson Street (long term closure)
- N. Hancock Street north of E. Johnson Street (long term closure)
- N. Franklin Street north of E. Johnson Street (long term closure)
- N. Blount Street north of E. Johnson Street (Weds, Sept 3)
- N. Livingston Street north of E. Johnson Street (long term closure)  
- N. Paterson Street south of E. Johnson Street (Tues, Sept 2)

Work is scheduled to end for the year on Nov 3 and will resume next year. 

BELTLINE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Terrace Ave – Mineral Point Rd; week of Sept 1-5

FROM THE DOT: 

- Noise wall construction will continue with post installation proceeding toward Old Sauk Road.  Precast wall panels will continue to be placed as deliveries are received.

- Storm sewer installation will continue along the EB Beltline shoulder from Old Sauk Road to Mineral Point Road.

- Asphalt paving will begin on the EB Beltline on ramp from Old Sauk Rd, and if the weather is nice, perhaps also on the WB off-ramp to Greenway Blvd.  

- Grading work will continue along the EB Beltline shoulder from Old Sauk Road to Mineral Point Road.

- Permanent erosion control materials will be installed along various areas of the EB Beltline shoulder where topsoil placement is completed.

 - Two lanes of traffic will be maintained during daytime hours. 

-  Single lane closures will occur nightly from 7:00PM – 6:00AM

- On ramp and off ramp closures at Old Sauk Road and Greenway Blvd will be needed periodically during construction and will only be closed during the nighttime hours of 7:00PM – 6:00AM.

Work is scheduled to be completed by November 14, 2014.     

MADISON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT: Metro bus route changes

To prevent overcrowding on regular bus routes, Madison Metro offers supplemental routes when school is in session.

CLICK HERE for info on Madison Metro supplemental school service routes.

CLICK HERE for detours in effect that will affect Madison area schools.

 

 

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Verona Rd and vicinity; week of Sept 1

  • Construction activities on hold from Noon on Friday, Aug 29th – 6am Tuesday Sept 2nd. 

- Two lanes open in each direction on the NB side of Verona Rd between Raymond Rd and the Beltline.

- On Tuesday Sept 2nd,  East Frontage Rd traffic between Red Arrow Trail and Atticus Way will be switched over to the new pavement.

- Delivery of steel girders will be completed on Tuesday Sept 2nd during normal business hours.

- Work will take place between 6am-6pm Tues-Fri.

West Beltline Frontage Road (east of Verona Road)

  • CLOSED to traffic between Britta Parkway and Whenona Drive (south of the Beltline)  until October 15, 2014.
    • Alternate routes are required.  Access to area businesses to remain open.

Hammersley Road cul-du-sac (north of the Beltline) 

  • CLOSED to traffic until September 19, 2014 for utility work.  No detour posted.

MADISON METRO: Numerous detours go into effect at 6pm today due to Taste of Madison this weekend.

CLICK HERE for info on Capitol Square detour(s).

CLICK HERE for info on routes 3, 4, 19

CLICK HERE for Taste of Madison website.

HOLIDAY WEEKEND TRAVEL: All you wanted to know and perhaps more

Orange barrels get a break this weekend.

To minimize disruptions for Labor Day holiday travelers in Wisconsin, most major highway construction projects will be suspended during the three-day weekend.  However, motorists may still encounter lane restrictions and traffic delays, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

Traffic is expected to be heavy throughout the holiday period with peak travel times likely to occur from noon until 8 p.m. on both Friday, Aug. 29, and Monday, Sept. 1.

The State Patrol will be using its aircraft for aerial enforcement.

Road construction projects that may impact travel include:

southeast:

  • Zoo Interchange in Milwaukee County
  • Hoan Bridge in Milwaukee County
  • I-94 north-south corridor, reduced to two lanes between WIS 142 and WIS 158 in Kenosha County, and at the WIS 20 interchange in Racine County
  • US 41 at WIS 144 near Slinger

southwest/southcentral:

  • Verona Road (US 18/151) and the Madison Beltline (US 12/14/18/151) in Dane County
  • I-39/90, south of the US 12/18/Beltline interchange in Dane County, lane shifts and reduced speeds
  • WIS 73 in Dane County closed to through traffic between I-39/90 and US 12/18
  • I-90 near La Crosse/Onalaska

northcentral:

  • US 51/County U/K interchange in Marathon County
  • WIS 23 between Green Lake and Ripon, traffic detoured during construction
  • WIS 29 east of Abbotsford will remain open to traffic, but motorists can expect single lane closures on westbound WIS 29.

northwest:

  • Bong Bridge between Duluth and Superior

 

northeast:

  • US 41 in Brown County is reduced to two lanes with narrow lanes and limited shoulders.
  • Two US 41 interchanges in Brown County are closed – at Lineville Road and also at Shawano Avenue.
  • US 41 in Winnebago County – narrow lanes and reduced speeds at US 10/WIS 441
  • US 141 bridge over the Wausaukee River in Marinette County – northbound traffic will remain open, southbound traffic will be detoured through the village of Wausaukee.

 

CLICK HERE for traffic information from the Wisconsin DOT

 

ROADS BLOCKED BY ORANGE BARRELS WILL RE-OPEN: Eventually.

Gilbert Rd between Whitney Way &  Hammersley Rd is slated to re-open THIS WEEK

Park St between University Ave & Langdon St is also slated to re-open THIS WEEK. 

Commonwealth Ave between Monroe St & Allen St won’t re-open until mid-October. 

Haight Farm Rd (Fitchburg) CLOSED for bridge replacement until early October. 

County Hwy P (Cross Plains) at Hwy 14 CLOSED for bridge replacement until mid-October.

North St between Commercial Ave & E. Washington Ave also scheduled to re-open in mid-October. 

S. Point Rd between Valley View & Harvest Moon Ln closed until Halloween.  Boo. (scary boo, not mad boo).