Updates on the N. Charter Street and N. Mill Street construction projects, and details on lane changes coming to University Avenue between those two streets.
The Madison Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 11 will travel through downtown Madison and a section of the UW-Madison campus. Bus route detours are in place and delays should be expected.
Heads up! N. Mills Street between University Avenue and W. Johnson Street will close on Monday, Nov. 12. No through traffic will be allowed for approximately three weeks. Some pedestrian areas will also close.
Detours for Freakfest begin Friday night with some Metro Transit routes. Street closures and significant detours in place on Saturday, Oct. 27.
Repair work on Linden Drive from Babcock Drive to Elm Drive means no westbound traffic October 22-23. Westbound vehicles should use Observatory Drive to avoid the closure.
The UW Homecoming parade on Friday, Oct. 19 will temporarily close streets on the far east side of campus near Langdon Street and State Street. Traffic and various Metro Transit routes will detour.
To speed up steam project progress, N. Charter Street from W. Johnson Street to University Avenue will close in both directions at all times starting October 15. Vehicles should use alternative travel routes.
A paving project on the Willow Creek bridge section of Observatory Drive starts October 8. Two-way traffic will continue, but only one lane of traffic is available 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The project will last through ~October 17.
Milling and paving projects will happen around campus October 1-4, sometimes affecting main roadways such as Observatory Drive and Walnut Street.
N. Charter Street from W. Johnson Street to University Avenue is closed in both directions from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. One lane of southbound traffic is available in evening and early morning hours.