Verona Road construction update for May 12-16

The following update is provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation:
 
All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change. 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

  • Two lanes open to traffic on Verona Road (in each direction), between the Beltline and Raymond Road.
  • Daytime reconstruction work is ongoing on Verona Road northbound and the frontage roads.
    • Crews continue with bridge and wall construction along with grading operations.
    • Concrete curb and gutter work north of Britta Parkway on the East Frontage Road late in the week after grading operations are completed (in front of BP Gas Station).
    • Storm sewer and grading work at the Britta Parkway and East Frontage Road intersection. Work will require flagging traffic. Work to occur 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (May 12-16).
    • Sanitary sewer construction to continue south of Red Arrow Trail at the East Frontage Road, and at the Freeport Connection on the West Frontage Road. Pavement markings were shifted to accommodate the construction – two lanes of traffic to remain open.
    • Water main directional drilling work
      • Daily right turn lane closed on the westbound Beltline exit ramp to Verona Road/Midvale Blvd. from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (May 12-16).
      • Daily right lane closed on Midvale Blvd., from the westbound Beltline exit ramp to just south of Nakoma Road, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (May 12-16).
      • Starting approximately Friday, May 16, work to occur by the Hammersley Road cul-du-sac north of the Beltline (near Pontiac Trail). Lane restrictions to occur in and around the drill equipment.
    • Work to occur approximately 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (May 12-17)
  • Freeport Connection is open to traffic (temporary roadway under Verona Road near Southwest Commuter Path). The Southwest Commuter Path remains open in this area.

Whitney Way ramp work

  • Daytime work is ongoing on the Whitney Way noise wall construction and storm sewer construction on the Whitney Way ramps.
    • One right turn lane CLOSED from the westbound Beltline off ramp to Whitney Way until May 23, 2014. One right turn lane to remain open.
    • Outside shoulder CLOSED from Whitney Way to the westbound Beltline until May 30, 2014.

Westbound Beltline

  • Nightly lane closure on the westbound Beltline from Whitney Way to Gammon Road.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (May 12-16)
  • Nighttime lane closures on the westbound Beltline from Todd Drive to Seminole Highway.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (May 12-13)
  • Nighttime lane closure on the westbound Beltline from South Towne Drive to John Nolen Drive.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (May 12-13)

Eastbound Beltline

  • Nightly lane closure on the eastbound Beltline from Gammon Road to Whitney Way.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (May 12-16)
  • Daily outside shoulder closure on the eastbound Beltline ramp from Gammon Road.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (May 12-16)
  • Nighttime lane closures on the eastbound Beltline from John Nolen Drive to South Towne Drive.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (May 12-13)
  • Nighttime ramp closure from the eastbound Beltline to Todd Drive.
    • 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. (May 12-13)

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.
    • Alternate routes are required. Access to area businesses to remain open.

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) devices (e.g., 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. (May 12-16)

Intersection improvements

Fish Hatchery Road (County D) and County M intersection | Fish Hatchery Road and Whalen Road intersection

  • Daytime work at the intersections. Shoulder closures and flagging operations along both roadways.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (May 12-16)
  • Note: The Dane County Highway Department will also be working in this area.

Repaving work to occur on Fish Hatchery Road, from just north of Whalen Road to County M.

  • Monday, May 12 to Wednesday, May 14.
  • Fish Hatchery Road CLOSED to through traffic in this work zone. Road will remain open to local traffic. Through travelers are required to use alternate routes.
  • Work will require flagging traffic and traffic may be reduced to one lane in some locations.

Whitney Way and Gilbert Road intersection

  • Daytime work 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.  (May 12-16)

Verona Road and County PD (Military Ridge path)

  • Work continues 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.

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

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