Here we go again! Winter is not even over, and we’re back to construction season. It starts slowly, and most of the traffic interruptions will be in the night and overnight hours. Watch for workers on both the east and westbound Beltline, between Todd Drive and Whitney Way, 8pm – 5am daily from March 4… Read more »
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Maintenance road crews will be on the roads today… – Westbound Highway 12 at the Wisconsin River (near Sauk City). Right lane closed 9am – 3pm – Eastbound I-90, just north of Janesville. Right lane closed 9am – 2pm Give ’em a brake.
From the City of Madison… 32 salting and sanding crews have been out since around 11pm last night. Salt and salt brine is being applied to main arterials, main connector streets, streets that Madison Metro runs on and streets around schools and hospitals. Crews will continue to salt and plow until those roads are no longer slippery… Read more »
We’re waking up to a light drizzle and the temperature hovering right around the freezing point. Perfect conditions for REALLY SLIPPERY ROADS! Use extra caution on the roads today, and take a little extra time getting to work this morning. There are reports of slippery stretches throughout the area, and especially on 90/94 where it… Read more »
Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day. And with that holiday, lots of people have the day off, so expect traffic to be a bit lighter than usual today. Please keep in mind that there is no school, so watch for kids out playing today. A couple of other things that may affect your… Read more »
The Janesville Fire Department will be conducting fire training exercises today (1/16/15) on several houses on Milton Avenue in Janesville…It is possible that there may be traffic congestion or temporary delays while the burn is in progress. Traffic on Milton Avenue will be diverted during the exercise.
Today, Wednesday, January 14, two McFarland Police Officers (in marked McFarland PD squads) will be patrolling and providing primary police response in the Village of Oregon from 6am until 6pm. This arrangement will allow all members of the Oregon Police Department time to say goodbye to Oregon Police Department Lt. Karey Clark. Lt. Clark passed… Read more »
We were just a little bit safer on the roads in 2014. The final numbers are in and there were 591 deaths on Wisconsin roads in 2014 – that’s the lowest total since 1943 when we had 417 people died in crashes. That is also the first time that the number was under 500 since… Read more »
The city of Madison Streets Division has been hard at work clearing the most heavily traveled roads after the overnight snowfall. Main streets have been salted, but falling temperatures will soon force a switch to sand. Blowing snow is also causing problems in open areas and the Streets Division is paying particular attention to those spots…. Read more »
Get ready for the return of winter to the Madison area this weekend. We are expecting freezing rain and sleet throughout the day on Saturday, changing to accumulating snow on Saturday night into Sunday morning. The National Weather Service says that hazardous driving conditions are expected to develop over the weekend.