Verona Road construction update for March 31-April 4

The following report is provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation:

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

Note – The Verona Road work zone speed limit is 30 mph between the Beltline and Raymond Road. For everyone's safety, please drive with caution through the work zones.

 

Verona Road work

  • Traffic switch complete on Verona Road, between the Beltline and Raymond Road.
    • Two lanes remain open to traffic in each direction.
    • Access to area businesses and neighborhoods to remain open for motorists with destinations in the work zone. Please continue to patronize area businesses in the Verona Road work zone.
    • Backups and delays expected in the area, especially during peak travel times. Please plan ahead and excuse the delay.
    • Alternate routes encouraged for commuters and through travelers.
    • Verona Road traffic staging plans (Beltline-Raymond Road) for March 21 until May 2014.
  • Daytime reconstruction work continues on Verona Road northbound and the frontage roads.
  • Crews continue removing existing pavement, grading, and will start bridge construction.
  • Work on the frontage roads will require flagging traffic at various locations.
  • Work to occur approximately 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (March 31 – April 5)
  • Work to tentatively occur from 6 p.m. - 6 a.m. (March 31 – April 5)
  • Crews continue with bridge and retaining wall construction.
  • Temporary roadway under Verona Road near Southwest Commuter Path
  • The Southwest Commuter Path remains open in this area.
  • Nighttime reconstruction work on Verona Road northbound at the new bridge location, just south of the Summit Road/Atticus Way intersection.
  • Freeport Connection open to traffic.

 

Westbound Beltline and Whitney Way work

  • Nightly ramp closure from the westbound Beltline to Whitney Way.
    • 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. (April 1-4)
  • Nightly lane closures on the westbound Beltline, between Verona Road and Whitney Way.
  • "Exit only" lane closed: 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (March 31 – April 4)
  • Right lane closed: 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. (March 31 – April 4)
  • One lane of traffic to remain open during this work.
  • Work includes removing concrete barrier wall, trees, and grading operations in the Whitney Way ramp area.
  • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (March 31 – April 3)
  • Daytime work to begin on the Whitney Way noise wall construction. Far right turn lane to be closed from the westbound Beltline off ramp to Whitney Way (one right lane turn to remain open).

Eastbound Beltline

  • Daytime work to construct sign structure bases along the outside shoulders of the eastbound Beltline at two locations.
    • Eastbound Beltline on ramp from Gammon Road: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (March 31 – April 4)
    • US 12 between County K and the Parmenter Street off ramp: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.(April 2-3)

 

West Beltline Frontage Road (east of Verona Road)

  • CLOSED to through traffic, between Britta Parkway and Whenona Drive (south of the Beltline), until July 10, 2014.
    • Access to area businesses to remain open.
    • Alternate routes are required.

 

Verona Road and County PD (Military Ridge path)

  • Work resumes on bridge construction along the abandoned railroad line, just east of the Verona Road and County PD intersection.
    • This portion of the trail to be closed on north and south sides of County PD until May 2014.
    • Military Ridge State Trail along Verona Road remains open.

 

ITS work (traffic monitoring equipment)

  • Daytime work and single lane closures along County PD (in both directions), from Nesbitt Road to Fish Hatchery Road.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (March 31 – April 3)

 

Fish Hatchery Road (County D) and County M intersection

  • Daytime work to include grading, storm sewer, electrical, and widening of the intersection. Shoulder closures and flagging operations along both roadways.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (March 31 – April 4)
  • Note – Dane County Highway Department will also be working in this area.

 

Fish Hatchery Road (County D) and Whalen Road intersection

  • Daytime work to include grading and widening of the intersection. Shoulder closures and flagging operations along both roadways.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (March 31 – April 4)
  • CLOSURE of Whalen Road, just west of Fish Hatchery Road, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (April 1).
  • Note – Dane County Highway Department will also be working in this area.

 

Whitney Way and Gilbert Road intersection

  • Daytime work may start late next week to extend the northbound and southbound left turn lanes. Single lane closures may occur along Whitney Way at the intersection.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  (April 1-4)

Please be alert for crews working in the area and drive with caution through the work zones.

 

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