The Shamrock Shuffle 5K/10K events will go through parts of campus on Saturday, March 11. And beginning March 11, Walnut Street will be closed south of Linden Drive due to railroad bridge repair work. Traffic will detour to Highland Avenue through March 19.
Observatory Drive and Linden Drive closures to impact travel
Update, October 31: Due to construction issues, a stretch of eastbound Observatory Drive near Ingraham Hall and the Sewell Social Science Building will remain closed until November 17. Part of Linden Drive between Agriculture Hall and the Microbial Sciences Building is also closed in both directions for several weeks.
Ironman 2022 to cause campus area traffic detours
Expect detours and delays on campus and in the Madison area on Sunday, Sept. 11 for Ironman Wisconsin. The marathon route impacts several campus roads between 11 a.m. and midnight.
Observatory Drive to fully close near Veterinary Medicine, August 15-19
Observatory Drive will temporarily close in both directions near the Veterinary Medicine construction site. This closure will significantly limit options for thru vehicle traffic between the east and west sides of campus. It will also impact travel for in- and outbound traffic and cause Metro Transit detours.
North Park Street, Walnut Street construction impacts starting week of July 11
Two new construction projects — North Park Street at Observatory Drive and Walnut Street at Observatory Drive — will impact campus travel over the next several weeks.
More campus roadway closures beginning June 6; Observatory Drive closure June 11-13
Multiple construction projects will cause additional lane closures and detours impacting pedestrians, bicycles, buses, and vehicles traveling to, from, and on the UW-Madison campus throughout the summer months.
Road closures and detours starting the week of May 16
Upcoming construction projects will cause lane closures on Charter Street, Walnut Street, and University Avenue/University Bay Drive. The closures impact vehicles, bicycles, buses, and pedestrians traveling to and from campus.
Construction impacts affect traffic and pedestrian routes near Charter St. and Lathrop Dr.
Expect motor vehicle, transit, and cycling detours as Charter Street near Chamberlain Hall will close through late January. A section of western Lathrop Street closes December 20, meaning no thru traffic on the road.
Madison Marathon to restrict campus roads on November 14
The Madison Marathon is Sunday, Nov. 14 and the route travels through parts of downtown Madison and the UW-Madison campus. Expect detours and delays from approximately 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Ironman 2021 to cause campus area traffic detours
Expect detours and delays on campus and in the Madison area on Sunday, Sept. 12 for Ironman Wisconsin. The marathon route impacts several campus roads between 11:30 a.m. and midnight.