Observatory Drive between Charter Street and Bascom Hall/Lot 11 is westbound traffic only starting May 20. The closure is expected to last about two weeks.
A three stage project to replace antiquated utilities under Bascom Hill begins later this month and will last until December 2020. Utility work will close some sidewalk areas and occasionally interrupt vehicle traffic.
A steam tunnel project will cause closures on W. Dayton Street from Charter to Mills Street, then Mills to Park Street. Route 80 buses and other vehicle traffic will detour. Project starts April 8 and will last through November 2019.
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.