Verona Road construction update for Aug. 4-8

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

As motorists continue to adjust to the new traffic pattern on Verona Road (US 18/151), work is ongoing to reconstruct the southbound side and area frontage roads. Remember to be alert and drive with caution through the work zones.

Watch the narrated drive-through simulation video on the final look and configuration of Stage 1 of Verona Road, between the Beltline and Raymond Road (circa 2016). Forward this email and video to family, friends and co-workers who travel the area.

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Construction update for August 4-8

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

Verona Road work

  • Two lanes open to traffic (in each direction) on new northbound lanes, between the Beltline and Raymond Road.
    • View the traffic staging plans.
    • 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 on Verona Road southbound and the frontage roads.
    • Work to occur approximately 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. (August 4-9)
  • Nighttime lane closure on Verona Road northbound and southbound, between the Beltline and Raymond Road.
    • 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 4-5)
    • One lane to remain open to traffic.
  • Hammersley Road cul-du-sac (north of the Beltline) is CLOSED until August 29. 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
  • Nighttime ramp closure from Whitney Way to the westbound Beltline.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 4-5)
  • Nighttime lane closure on the westbound Beltline from Whitney Way to Gammon Road.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 4-5)
  • Nighttime lane closures on the westbound Beltline, between Todd Drive and Seminole Highway.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 4-5)
  • Nightly lane closures ("exit only" lane and right lane) on the westbound Beltline, between Verona Road and Whitney Way.
    • 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 5-9)
    • One lane of traffic to remain open during this work.
  • Nightly ramp closure from the westbound Beltline to Whitney Way.
    • 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 5-9)

Eastbound Beltline

  • Nighttime lane closure on the eastbound Beltline from Gammon Road to Whitney Way.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 4-5)
  • Nightly lane closures on the eastbound Beltline, between Seminole Highway and Todd Drive.
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Aug. 4-6)
    • Ramps to remain open.

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
  • Work is almost completed at Whitney Way and Gilbert Road. Single lane closure may occur along Whitney Way at the intersection.
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (August 4-8)

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. (August 4-8)
  • Work is ongoing 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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