Verona Road (US 18/151) Project

Fitchburg and Madison, Dane County

Weekly Construction Update: March 27-31

Posted: March 24, 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: Utility relocations continue to be completed by private companies throughout the Verona Road area and Spoke/Sprocket Drive.

Verona Road, from Fitchrona Road underpass north to Raymond Road

  • Nightly single lane closures anticipated on Verona Road northbound and southbound within these limits. Minor traffic shifts to occur on Verona Road.
    • 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Monday through Friday
    • 8 p.m. – 10 a.m., Friday night into Saturday morning
    • Minor traffic shifts and shoulder work at night throughout the week

County PD (McKee Road), between Fitchrona Road and Commerce Park 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.
  • 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.
    • Temporary signal installation at the County PD and Fitchrona Road intersection throughout the week.

East Frontage Road, between Sprocket Drive and Chalet Gardens Road

  • The East Frontage Road, between Sprocket Drive and Williamsburg Way, 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 to begin for the new Frontage Road.
  • The East Frontage Road, from Williamsburg Way to Chalet Gardens Road, remains OPEN.
    • This section of Frontage Road scheduled to be CLOSED to through traffic starting in mid-April 2017. Access maintained to area businesses.

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

  • Nesbitt Road is OPEN to all traffic.
  • Storm water basin construction continues between Verona Road and Nesbitt Road.
  • Access remains open to local businesses and residences within the work zone.

Williamsburg Way and Anton Drive intersection, west of Verona Road

  • Some landscaping and restoration work to be completed in April 2017.

Kapec Road, from King James Way/Anton Drive to new Fitchrona Road extension at County PD (McKee Road)

  • Kapec Road is OPEN to all traffic until late April.
  • View work operations in this area.
    • Grading and sidewalk construction on the south side of Kapec Road will continue next week.

Cannonball Bike Path, near Capitol City Trail and Spoke/Sprocket Drive

  • Sidewalk restoration work underway by MG&E Gas due to gas main relocation work in this area.

Plan Ahead: Two week look-ahead for April 3-7

  • East Frontage Road work will continue with grading, aggregates, storm sewer.
  • Retaining wall and storm sewer work will take place south of County PD (McKee Road) adjacent to Nesbitt Road and Verona Road.
  • New Fitchrona Road, between King James Way and Kapec Road, to continue with grading and new sidewalk along south side of the roadway.
    • Water main work along north side of roadway will start late April (pending).
  • At the County PD and Fitchrona Road intersection, temporary traffic signals will be installed/completed.
    • Work may begin on adding right turn lane at Fitchrona Road to eastbound County PD with grading/aggregates.
    • To build the right turn lane on Fitchrona Road, one lane will remain CLOSED and remaining lanes will be altered to maintain traffic 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.