Verona Road (US 18/151) Project

Fitchburg and Madison, Dane County

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Weekly Construction Update: June 19-24

Posted: June 16, 2017

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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Fitchburg area construction update

Access remains open to area businesses and neighborhoods in the project area. Please continue to patronize the area businesses!

NOTE: Crews plan to work six days a week (Monday through Saturday) during daytime hours only.

NOTE: Utility relocations continue to be completed by private companies throughout the Verona Road area, County PD (McKee Road), and Spoke/Sprocket Drive.

Verona Road, from Fitchrona Road underpass north to Raymond Road

  • No nightly single lane closures anticipated on Verona Road northbound and southbound within these limits.
  • View construction activities along Verona Road:
    • Grading, storm sewer, retaining wall work to continue along northbound Verona Road (behind barrier wall) between County PD and Williamsburg Way (adjacent to Certco and Thermo Fisher).
    • Grading, storm sewer, retaining wall work to continue along northbound Verona Rd (behind barrier wall) between Fitchrona Road bridges and County PD (adjacent to General Beverage).

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

  • Daily single lane closures may occur on County PD in this area, as needed throughout the week.
    • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.
    • All lanes on County PD (McKee Road) to remain open during morning and afternoon rush hours.
    • Water main pipe to be installed across eastbound County PD lanes, just east of Commerce Drive.
  • View work operations in this area.
    • Storm sewer and retaining wall work to continue from Nesbitt Road to Verona Road, on the south side of County PD.
    • Grading/curb activities to continue for turn lanes at Fitchrona Road and along eastbound County PD. New traffic signal construction underway.
    • Storm sewer and grading operations behind the existing curb and gutter along County PD from Verona Road to Commerce Park Drive to continue this week.
  • Nightly single lane closures may occur on County PD, between Verona Road and Spoke Drive.
    • 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Monday through Friday
    • Water main pipe to be installed across eastbound County PD lanes, just east of Commerce Drive.

East Frontage Road, between Sprocket Drive and Chalet Gardens Road/Toppers Lane

  • The East Frontage Road, between Sprocket Drive and Chalet Gardens Road, CLOSED until mid-August 2017.
    • Grading activities to continue for the new Frontage Road and future exit ramp from northbound Verona Road to Williamsburg Way.
    • Storm sewer work, grading, aggregates, curb and gutter work to continue throughout the week for the new Frontage Road.
    • Pavement removals and sanitary sewer construction, from Williamsburg Way to Toppers Lane, to continue next week.
    • Construction to begin next week at the Nakoma Heights parking lot.
    • View map of Frontage Road closure.
  • Access from Verona Road to the East Frontage Road (at Williamsburg Way) remains CLOSED to through traffic.
    • Turns from Verona Road are allowed for local access within the work zone.

Nesbitt Road, between County PD (McKee Road) and Limestone Lane

  • Nesbitt Road is OPEN to all traffic, including access to local businesses and residences within the work zone.
    • Flagging operations may be required for backfill and topsoil placement between new wall and curb. Be alert for crews!
  • Storm water basin construction continues between Verona Road and Nesbitt Road.
  • Concrete staining of the new retaining wall along Nesbitt Road to start next week.

Plan Ahead: Two week look-ahead for June 26-30

  • East Frontage Road work:
    • Reconstruction work ongoing at Williamsburg Way with grading, aggregates, storm sewer.
    • East Frontage Road CLOSED from Sprocket Drive and Chalet Gardens Road.
    • Reconstruction will continue from Williamsburg Way to Toppers Lane – storm sewer, grading and aggregates during the week.
    • Nakoma Heights parking lot reconstruction ongoing. Be alert for crews and equipment!
  • Retaining wall work continues south of County PD (McKee Road) adjacent to Nesbitt Road and Verona Road.
  • Grading, storm sewer, retaining wall work to continue along northbound Verona Road (behind barrier wall) between Fitchrona Road bridges and Williamsburg Way (adjacent to General Beverage, Certco and Thermo Fisher).
  • At the County PD and Fitchrona Road intersection:
    • Concrete sidewalk and permanent traffic signal construction ongoing at the intersection.
    • One lane remains CLOSED with traffic shifts on Fitchrona Road.
    • County PD and Fitchrona Road will remain open during this work, but daytime single lane closures (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) may be needed.
  • County PD from Hard Rock Road to Spoke Drive intersection:
    • Storm sewer, water main, grading, and aggregates throughout the week behind south side curb.
  • Kapec Road, from County PD to new Fitchrona extension
    • Flagging operations to occur with some resurface work. Road will remain open.