Verona Road (US 18/151) Project

Fitchburg and Madison, Dane County

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Weekly Construction Update: April 22-26

Updated: April 22, 2019


All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.

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

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

View the Verona Road construction staging plans for fall 2018 – spring 2019. Note: you will need to zoom in to see details.

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

  • Daytime lane closures scheduled on northbound Verona Road near the Raymond Road intersection.
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday to Wednesday (April 22-24)
    • Delays are anticipated; plan ahead and allow extra time through this area.
  • Nightly lane closures anticipated on northbound and southbound Verona Road within these limits.
    • 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Monday through Friday (April 22-26)
    • Minor delays may occur with these overnight lane closures.
  • On Tuesday night (April 23), southbound Verona Road traffic will shift onto the newly completed southbound interchange ramps from Williamsburg Way to County PD/McKee Road.
    • Northbound Verona Road traffic will remain in its current location.
    • Turn lane restrictions will also occur at the County PD and Williamsburg Way intersections.
    • Drivers should plan ahead for backups and delays, especially during peak travel times.
  • The Verona Road and Williamsburg Way intersection will partially close starting Wednesday morning (April 24) until July 2019.
    • Only right turns in and out will be allowed at the intersection as crews build the bridge. No left turns or through movements permitted at Williamsburg Way during the operation.
    • Motorists must use alternate local routes.
    • Bicyclists and pedestrians should use the sidewalks and marked crosswalks along the local alternate route.
    • Note: Verona Road traffic will eventually travel under Williamsburg Way and over County PD.
  • Read the construction activities along Verona Road.
    • Daytime and nighttime concrete pavement removals, grading activities at Williamsburg Way intersection area throughout the week after the traffic switch.
    • Nighttime concrete barrier wall removal from the old southbound lanes between Fitchrona Road bridges and Williamsburg Way.
    • Concrete pavement will continue along the new northbound Verona Road lanes, north of Williamsburg Way.
    • Temporary traffic signal work at the intersections of Verona Road with County PD/Williamsburg Way/Raymond Road, as needed.
    • Fence installation to continue along the northbound Verona Road right of way from Fitchrona Road bridge to County PD. This work will not impact traffic.
    • Pier construction and excavation work to begin at the south side of County PD and new northbound lanes of Verona Road.

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

  • Nightly lane closures anticipated on County PD/McKee Road eastbound and westbound within these limits.
    • 6 p.m. Monday (April 22) to 5 a.m. Tuesday (April 23)
    • Minor delays may occur with these overnight lane closures.
  • Read the construction operations along County PD.
    • Traffic switch operations on Monday (April 22) to continue throughout the day into Tuesday morning (April 23).
    • Bridge work to begin after the traffic switch.

Plan Ahead: Two week look-ahead for April 29 – May 4

  • Read about the Verona Road Project construction activities for week of April 29 – May 4.
    • TRAFFIC SWITCH: Weather-permitting, Verona Road northbound traffic will shift onto newly completed concrete pavement from Williamsburg Way to Raymond Road.
      • More information will be provided in next week’s update.
    • Daytime and nighttime concrete pavement removals, grading activities at Williamsburg Way intersection area throughout the week.
    • County PD bridge and retaining wall construction to continue.
    • Williamsburg Way bridge and retaining wall construction to begin.
    • Concrete pavement work items for the northbound lanes by Raymond Road to be completed this week.
    • Permanent traffic signal work at the Raymond Road intersection this week.
    • Median work south of County PD just north of the Fitchrona Road bridges this week.

Contact Verona Road Project staff with any questions regarding this project. Stay involved and informed with the project website and project Facebook pageFacebook