Verona Road (US 18/151) Project

Fitchburg and Madison, Dane County

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Weekly Construction Update: July 16-21

Posted: July 13, 2018

All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change. Access remains open to area businesses and neighborhoods in the Verona Road work zone. Please continue to patronize them!

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Two lanes remain open to traffic on Verona Road and County PD (in each direction) during daytime hours and weekends.

View the current Verona Road construction staging map. View the Verona Road construction staging plan until late summer 2018. Note: You will need to zoom in to see details.

Verona Road, from Fitchrona Road underpass (south of County PD) north to Raymond Road

  • No nighttime lane closures scheduled on Verona Road northbound and southbound within these limits.
  • View construction activities along Verona Road:
    • Daytime grading/hauling material and aggregates from the work zone between County PD and Williamsburg Way – hauling south to the new ramps and southbound Verona Road.
    • Daytime storm sewer installation between County PD and Raymond Road.
    • Retaining wall construction to continue between County PD and Williamsburg Way along southbound Verona Road – during the daytime hours.
    • Asphalt paving work adjacent to the new concrete lanes south of County PD (one day of work).
    • Concrete paving work (barrier wall, curb and gutter) to be completed early next week south of County PD for the new southbound Verona Road lanes and on-ramp from County PD. Concrete paving items at Raymond Road intersection to take place early next week.
    • Raymond Road intersection work next week includes aggregates, electrical, and concrete items.
    • Noise barrier construction along Verona Road southbound, between Raymond Road and Williamsburg Way, to start early to mid-week drilling and setting posts for the barrier wall. This work will continue for the next several weeks.

County PD (McKee Road), between Fitchrona Road and Spoke Drive

  • No nighttime single lane closures anticipated on County PD westbound and eastbound.

Salt Storage Facility Construction (along Maple Grove Road, near Exit 81/Verona Avenue)

  • Building construction to continue at the Salt Storage Facility.
  • Daytime flagging operations to occur on Maple Grove Road, between the salt storage facility and Verona Avenue.
    • Asphalt paving will take place Wednesday through Friday (July 18-20).
    • One lane of traffic will be open. Plan ahead, anticipate delays and allow extra time through this area.

Plan Ahead: Two week look-ahead for July 23-28

  • No nightly single lane closures are anticipated on Verona Road northbound and southbound (Fitchrona Road underpass (south of County PD) to Raymond Road) and County PD/McKee Road from Nesbitt Road to Commerce Park Drive.
  • Daytime grading/hauling material and aggregates from the work zone between County PD and Williamsburg Way – hauling south to the new ramps and southbound Verona Road.
  • Retaining wall construction and storm sewer to continue between County PD and Raymond Road along southbound Verona Road – during the daytime hours.
  • Raymond Road grading/aggregates during the week.
  • Noise wall construction will continue this week from Williamsburg Way to Raymond Road.
  • Bridge abutment construction to occur at Williamsburg Way adjacent to the temporary shoring to begin this week.
  • Salt Storage Facility construction to continue until earlyAugust 2018.