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Eastbound Beltline Lane Closure On Wednesday

Eastbound Beltline Lane Closure On Wednesday

The eastbound Beltline between South Towne Drive and Monona Drive will have a single lane closure on Wednesday, July 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Motorists are advised of crews working in the area and potential traffic slowdowns.

Sycamore Avenue Construction To Begin Monday

Sycamore Avenue Construction To Begin Monday

Sycamore Avenue from Mendota Street to Walsh Road will be under construction from Monday, June 13 to August 13.

The road will be closed to through traffic. The project incudes new curb, gutter and storm sewer. It will also replace the water main and asphalt pavement.

Additional information on the project can be found at: http://www.cityofmadison.com/business/PW/contracts/index.cfm.

High Temperatures Lead To Buckling On Beltline

High Temperatures Lead To Buckling On Beltline

Traffic will be closed in two lanes on the Beltline at South Towne Drive due to road buckling, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department.

Officials said high temperatures on Tuesday, caused buckling at about 5:20 p.m.

The County Highway Department crews are working to fix several areas of the road, officials said. Motorists should expect delays or should find alternate routes.

The lane closures are expected to last about an hour, officials said.

Public Meeting Set For East Washington Ave. Improvements

 

A public information meeting has been set for June 28 to discuss the improvements of US 151 (East Washington Avenue) between Thierer Road and East Springs Drive in Madison.

The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Southwest Region Office at 2101 Wright Street in Madison.

The proposed project will resurface US 151 (East Washington Avenue). In addition to general project information, traffic impacts during construction will be discussed. Construction is scheduled for 2012.

The public is invited to attend the meeting, provide input and ask questions concerning this project. WisDOT and city of Madison representatives will be present to answer questions.

Police Block Traffic After Object Found Taped To Stop Sign

Police Block Traffic After Object Found Taped To Stop Sign

The Madison Police Department was diverting some traffic in the Cottage Grove Road Tuesday afternoon after a passer-by discovered an object taped to a stop sign, according to the Madison Police Department.

Police said the southbound Stoughton Road ramp to Cottage Grove Road is blocked. Eastbound lanes of Cottage Grove Road are being diverted onto southbound Stoughton Road; westbound lanes of Cottage Grove Road are being diverted onto northbound Stoughton Road and a bike path is being blocked at Cottage Grove Road.

The object is on a bike path stop sign, and it was a bicyclist who noticed it and called 911, police said.

Road closures are being made as a precaution while an assessment of the object can be made, police said.

Highway 51 Construction To Target Bridge Over Cottage Grove Road

Highway 51 Construction To Target Bridge Over Cottage Grove Road

Work is scheduled to begin Monday, May 2 on the Highway 51 bridge over Cottage Grove Road in Madison.

The resurfacing project will require left lane closure on after 7 p.m. Monday. The Cottage Grove Road off ramp and the right lane will be closed after 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

The project is scheduled for completion by Thursday.

City Announces Far East Madison Road Closure

City Announces Far East Madison Road Closure

The 3000 block of South Commercial Avenue will be closed starting on Wednesday, April 20, according to the city of Madison.

South Commercial is the frontage road between Webb Avenue and Rethke Avenue on the city's far east side.

Officials said the the closure is due to emergency road repairs. 

The road will be closed through Friday, April 22. 

Access to businesses will remain open from Webb Avenue and Rethke Avenue, city officials said.

Motorists are encouraged to use different routes to avoid delay during this project.