Verona Road construction weekly report for June 30 - July 3

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

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

WEEKEND TRAVELERS: With the upcoming holiday weekend, delays are anticipated on area highways, especially during peak travel times (Friday and Sunday afternoons). Plan ahead or use alternate routes.

Note – Holiday work restrictions in effect from noon Thursday, July 3 until 5 a.m. Monday, July 7.

Verona Road work

  • Two lanes open to traffic on Verona Road (in each direction), between the Beltline and Raymond Road.
    • View current traffic staging plans.
    • Read info on traffic pattern changes.
    • Work zone speed limit is 30 mph. Drive with caution through the work zones.
    • NOTE: Frontage road speed limits are typically 25 mph. Drive with caution on the frontage roads, especially Britta Parkway.
  • Access remains open to area businesses and neighborhoods.
    • Regardless of any roadwork inconvenience, please continue to patronize area businesses in the Verona Road work zone.
  • Daytime work is ongoing on Verona Road northbound and the frontage roads.
  • Long-term closures (weather dependent)
    • West Frontage Road, between Freeport Road and Summit Road, to be CLOSED with no through access until July 3.
    • Hammersley Road cul-du-sac (north of the Beltline) is CLOSED until August 1. No detour posted.
  • Freeport Connection is open to traffic (temporary roadway under Verona Road near Southwest Commuter Path).
    • The Southwest Commuter Path remains open in this area.


Westbound Beltline

  • Westbound Beltline "exit only lane" CLOSED to Gammon Road until July 25, 2014.
    • Motorists must exit just prior to Gammon Road, using other ramp lane.
    • Ramp to remain open at all times.
  • Nightly lane closure on the westbound Beltline from Whitney Way to Gammon Road.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (June 30-July 3)
  • TRAFFIC SHIFT toward the median, between Whitney Way and Gammon Road, until July 25, 2014.
    • Shift includes westbound Beltline ramp from Whitney Way.
  • Outside shoulder closure on the westbound Beltline from Whitney Way to Gammon Road until July 25, 2014.
  • Daytime work on the westbound Beltline between Todd Drive and Seminole Highway.
    • Lane shift within this work zone.


Eastbound Beltline

  • Daytime lane closure on the eastbound Beltline from Gammon Road to Whitney Way.
    • 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. (June 28)
  • Median shoulder closure on the eastbound Beltline from Gammon Road to Whitney Way until July 25, 2014.


Whitney Way ramp work

  • Outside shoulder CLOSED from Whitney Way to the westbound Beltline until July 25, 2014.


West Beltline Frontage Road (east of Verona Road)

  • CLOSED to through traffic, between Britta Parkway and Whenona Drive (south of the Beltline), until October 15, 2014.
    • Alternate routes are required. Access to area businesses to remain open.


Whitney Way and Gilbert Road intersection

  • Daytime work to install an overhead sign for northbound Whitney Way at Gilbert Road. Single lane closure may occur along Whitney Way at the intersection.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (June 30-July 3)


Verona Road and County PD (Military Ridge path)

  • Daytime single lane closures may occur on westbound and eastbound County PD (McKee Road) at the Military Ridge overpass.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (June 30-July 3)
  • 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 summer 2014.
    • Military Ridge State Trail along Verona Road remains open.
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