Verona Road (US 18/151) Project

Fitchburg and Madison, Dane County

Schedule

Note – dates subject to change.

Current

Future

  • 2017-2020 – Stage 2 construction schedule for Fitchburg area PDF
    Verona Road, Raymond Road to County PD (McKee Road)
    County PD, Fitchrona Road to Commerce Park Drive
  • View the planned Stage 2 improvements.
    • Single point interchange at Verona Road and County PD – Verona Road traffic to travel over County PD.
    • Interchange at Verona Road and Williamsburg Way – Verona Road traffic to travel under Williamsburg Way.
    • Improved pedestrian and bicycle accommodations.
    • Reconstruct and expand Verona Road to three lanes from County PD to Raymond Road.

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Past

2017

  • June 22, 2017 – Quarterly open house meeting
  • March 23, 2017 – Quarterly open house meeting

2016

  • Single point interchange at the Beltline and Verona Road interchange
  • Ramp improvements at Whitney Way
  • Improved pedestrian and bicycle accommodations
  • Addition of noise wall from pedestrian overpass (east of Verona Road) to Midvale Blvd.
  • Reconstruct and expand the Beltline to three lanes from Verona Road to Whitney Way
  • Mar. – Dec. 2016 – Quarterly open house meetings

2015

  • Mar. – Dec. 2015 – Quarterly open house meetings
  • Feb. 2014 – June 12, 2015 – Work complete on Verona Road (Beltline to Raymond Road) and frontage roads
  • Mar. 9 – Nov. 20, 2015 – Reconstruction and expansion on the eastbound Beltline, between Whitney Way and Seminole Highway

2014

  • Stage 1 projects completed in 2014:
    • Verona Road, Beltline to Raymond Road
    • Initial work on Beltline, Whitney Way to Seminole Highway
    • Noise wall construction (Whitney Way off ramp and east of Verona Road)
    • Westbound Beltline expansion from Whitney Way to Gammon Road
    • Whitney Way and Gilbert Road intersection improvement
    • Traffic cameras and message boards installed along the Beltline and surrounding area
    • Military Ridge Path overpass, east of Verona Road and County PD intersection
  • Mar. – Dec. 2014 – Quarterly open house meetings
  • Apr. – Nov. 2014 – Dane County Stakeholder Advisory Committee (DCS AC) meetings
  • Stage 1, design work and right of way acquisition completed

2013 and earlier

  • Construction projects in 2013:
    • Seminole Highway interchange and bridge reconstruction
    • Verona Road temporary widening
    • Freeport Connection – temporary roadway under Verona Road
    • Storm water improvements
    • Noise wall construction (westbound Beltline near Seminole Highway)
    • Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) features: traffic cameras and message boards along the corridor
  • Dec. 11, 2013 – Public involvement meeting (PIM) for Stage 2 improvements
  • Jan. – Dec., 2013 – DCS AC meetings
  • Mar.  -Dec., 2013 – Quarterly open house meetings
  • Jun. – Dec., 2012 – DCS AC meetings
  • Nov. 13, 2012 – PIM for Stage 2 improvements
  • May 17, 2012 – PIM for Stage 1 improvements
  • Quarterly open house meetings held in 2011, 2012.
  • Fall 2011 – Record of Decision (ROD) signed
  • Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) completed
  • Apr. 6, 2011 – PIM