News

Thu
18
Sep

City names public works director

The City of Fitchburg named a new Director of Public Works/City Engineer Sept. 11.

Cory Horton, formerly the chief engeineer-water resources manager in McHenry County, Ill., will take over Sept. 29, after longtime director Paul Woodard left the position earlier this year.

Woodard left to take over the public works department in Janesville.

Mon
15
Sep

Verona Road construction update for Sept. 15-18

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

Fri
12
Sep

McKee Road project more than half done

The bumps have been smoothed out, but work will continue this fall on McKee Road.

Drivers have been down to one lane in each direction for much of August and September. Those conditions will continue through this month and into next month. Traffic was switched to the newly paved eastbound lanes Aug. 27 so that crews could repair the westbound side.

Sun
07
Sep

Verona Road construction update for Sept. 8-12

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

Fri
29
Aug

Verona Road construction update for Sept. 1-5

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

Mon
25
Aug

Verona Road construction update for Aug. 25-29

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

Sat
23
Aug

Retired sheriff arrested in deaths of wife, sister-in-law

A recently retired sheriff's deputy has been arrested in the shooting deaths on Friday of his wife and her sister at his home on Yarmouth Greenway Drive, according to a City of Fitchburg news release.

Tue
19
Aug

Verona Road construction update for Aug. 18-22

The following update is provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation:
 
All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.
Mon
18
Aug

Weekly Construction Update – August 18-22

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation provided the following update:

This week, another large bridge beam was delivered to the Verona Road (US 18/151) construction site. The beam was placed for the southbound side of the Verona Road bridge over the roundabout and frontage road system.

Mon
11
Aug

Fitchburg man arrested for 5th OWI

A Fitchburg man was arrested in downtown Madison Friday night and charged with 5th-offense Operating While Intoxicated.

Robert Mueller, 48, was observed driving with a defective tail light by a UW-Madison police officer near the intersection of South Park Street and West Washington Avenue around 11 p.m., according to a news relese from the UW-Madison Police Department.

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