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Weekly Construction Updates

Construction Update 8.8.18

Carol Schroeder

WEST END

  • Nakoma, Odana, Glenway
  • Watch for new traffic patterns on the two-way intersection
  • Copeland and Gilmore
  • Earthwork from Copeland to Gilmore
  • Western closed Thursday/Friday (8/9-8/10)
  • Gilmore to close after Western (week of 8/13)
  • Sidewalks will be closed for concrete on North side (week of 8/13)
  • Pickford 
  • Work has begun on the intersection. Will take about 4 weeks to complete process. Currently, pumping out the water from the whole.
  • Intersection will completely close eventually.

 

MIDDLE

  • Commonwealth - Will reopen Tuesday (8/14)
  • Paving, sidewalk, handholes & bases, landscaping
  • Sidewalks my be impacted in the area. Watch for signage for best route to walk in this area.
  • Crandall to Sprauge
  • Conduit & Bases causing closures at Sprauge 8/9-8/10.
  • Westlawn to Woodrow
  • Sanitary working being done in the area
  • Westlawn reopened (north side). Terry Place and Westlawn should stay open because work is being on opposite side of street. (8/8-8/15)
  • Edgewood College Drive
  • 8/10 - Water shutdown to Edgewood College Drive. Water shutdown will be all day and impacted entire campus.
  • Woodrow to Leonard
  • Short term water shutoff in the residential area (8/16-8/18)
  • Commonwealth to Westlawn
  • Earthwork - closure to Westlawn for grating (before paving can occur) (8/15 - after Commonwealth opens)

 

EAST END

  • Lincoln to Prospect - Sanitary work (week of 8/6 & 8/13)
  • Lincoln will be closed until next week (week of 8/6 & 8/13)
  • Van Buren to Edgewood Ave
  • Sanitary and water services (week of 8/6 )
  • Sidewalk on south side of street will be impacted in the area for laterals that will cross under the sidewalk.
  • Edgewood Ave (Northside) - mg&e gas work
  • Will be one way for 7 day – starting Monday (8/6)
  • 1800 - 1900 Block
  • Concrete curb (week of 8/6)
  • Paving south side around around 8/21
  • Stockton Ct - Will be closed until future notice. Staging area for project.
  • Breese to Monroe from Regent through Spooner
  • Pave (week of 8/6)
  • Light poles, bases, landscaping and other finishing work week work 8/13
  • Traffic pattern may move to middle of road.
  • Breese Plaza
  • Sidewalk panels, Concrete sidewalk on Regent
  • Will be open for vendors and public during Football Season

 

WINGRA PARK

  • Bike path through Wingra Park will be closed for until further notice as the new park entrance is built.

 

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

Sidewalk closures will be taking place on varies parts of Monroe Street. Access to businesses will remain open. If there are issues, please reach out.

  • Breese Terrace area
  • 1600 block - 1700 block (north side) - closed for new construction project.
  • Impacted on the north side near Commonwealth. Watch for signage
  • Sidewalks will be closed for concrete on North side (week of 8/13)
  • Van Buren to Edgewood Ave (south side)

 

INTERSECTION CLOSURE

The following intersections will have closures.

  • Stockton Ct. - closed until future notice.
  • Lincoln will be closed until next week (week of 8/6 & 8/13)
  • Edgewood Ave (Northside) - Will be one way for 7 day – starting Monday (8/6)
  • Sprauge - closed 8/9-8/10
  • Westlawn - closed for grating (8/15 - after Commonwealth opens)
  • Commonwealth- Will reopen (8/14)
  • Pickford - South side of intersection will remained closed at this time
  • Western closed Thursday/Friday (8/9-8/10)
  • Gilmore to close after Western (week of 8/13)

Construction Update 7.18.18

Carol Schroeder

WEST END

  • Copeland to Western
  • Sanitary, Water and Storm work Copeland to Western (week of 7/16-7/23)
  • Copeland closed today (7/19)
  • Western and Copeland will have alternating closures for the next next as they finish storm and water work (Week of 7/16-7/23)
  • Gilmore to Baltzell
  • Water work - week of 7/23
  • Periodic closures between Copeland and Baltzell for water
  • Earthwork -Nakoma, Odana, Glenway (week of 7/16-7/23)
  • Concrete - sidewalk, curb, finish grading Nakoma/Odana/Monroe (week of 7/16)
  • Pave Odana, Nakoma, Monroe to Glenway!! (7/23)
  • Landscaping, light poles, striping (week of 7/23)

 

MIDDLE

  • Commonwealth to Westlawn - Sanitary laterals (Week of 7/16)
  • Sanitary work will impact sidewalk accessibility. Closed on the north side of Commonwealth to Westlawn
  • Commonwealth - Will close for 3 weeks beginning Monday (7/23). Signage will be placed in the neighborhood to indicate the closure along with a Monroe Street "All Businesses Open" sign
  • Pickford - South side of intersection will remained closed at this time. Will be completed after the Commonwealth closure.
  • Need the water levels to drop before work can be completed on the Box Culvert at the Pickford intersection
  • Arbor Dr will be the best access to the south side Pickford area

 

EAST END

  • Van Buren to Edgewood - water work (7/18-7/25)
  • Van Buren will be closed Wednesday & Thursday (7/18-7/19). Businesses will be accessible via Madison.
  • VB will be a staging area. Crews will make sure it appears open during the times that it is.
  • Lincoln to Prospect - Sanitary work (begins 7/26)
  • Lincoln will be closed for about 5 days.
  • 1900 Block - cut in the street on south side (7/20 & 7/23)
  • Breese to Spooner- Concrete work (7/21-7/24)
  • Stockton Ct - Will be closed until future notice. Staging area for project.
  • Regent to Monroe on Breese Ter - sidewalk closed for gas work. Will take about one more week.
  • Breese plaza -continued work to complete the plaza area

 

 

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

Sidewalk closures will be taking place on varies parts of Monroe Street. Access to businesses will remain open. If there are issues, please reach out.

  • Breese Terrace area
  • Regent to Monroe on Breese Ter - sidewalk closed for gas work. Will take a few weeks.
  • 1600 block - 1700 block (north side) - closed for new construction project.
  • Closed on the north side of Commonwealth to Westlawn

 

INTERSECTION CLOSURE

The following intersections will have closures.

  • Breese Ter- Closed to thru traffic. Open to local traffic for businesses. Please communicate with your customers.
  • Stockton Ct. - closed until future notice.
  • Van Buren will be closed 7/18-7/19
  • Lincoln closed for about 5 days starting next week (7/26)
  • Commonwealth- Will close for 3 weeks beginning 7/23
  • Pickford - South side of intersection will remained closed at this time
  • Western and Copeland will have alternating closures for the next next as they finish storm and water work (Week of 7/16-7/23)
  • Copeland and Baltzell periodic closures for water (week of 7/23)

Construction update 7.12.18

Carol Schroeder

WEST END

  • Copeland to Western
  • Sanitary work Copeland to Western (week of 7/9)
  • Western will close thru Friday (7/13)
  • Sanitary and Water Laterals (7/13-7/16)
  • Storm work Copeland to Western (Week of 7/16)
  • Copeland will close next week followed by Western again (7/16)
  • Gilmore to Baltzell
  • Water work - end of next week (7/20)
  • Earthwork -Nakoma, Odana, Glenway (week of 7/9-7/16)
  • Concrete - sidewalk, curb Nakoma/Odana/Monroe (week of 7/9)
  • Plan to pour concrete table top (7/25 &7/26)
  • Concrete - table top Glenway (week of 7/16)

MIDDLE

  • Commonwealth to Westlawn - Sanitary lines & laterals (Week of 7/9-7/16)
  • Westlawn closed thru early next week (week of 7/16)
  • Commonwealth - south side of street storm work (7/20-7/21)
  • Terry Place to Woodrow - Water work (7/17-7/19)
  • Pickford - South side of intersection will remained closed at this time
  • Need the water levels to drop before work can be completed on the Box Culvert at the Pickford intersection
  • Arbor Dr will be the best access to the south side Pickford area

EAST END

  • Spooner - Will reopen Thursday (7/12)
  • Closed for storm work
  • Grant - MG&E will be replacing a pole at the corner of Grant & Monroe on Monday & Tuesday (7/16 & 7/17). The intersection will be closed for 1/2 day Monday. The crew will eventually open the Southbound lane on Monday afternoon.
  • Northbound Grant will be closed Monday & Tuesday
  • Van Buren to Edgewood - water work (7/14-7/21)
  • Van Buren will be a staging area. Intersection will close Friday thru next week (7/13-7/20)
  • Stockton to Spooner- Earthwork Cut street (7/13-7/17)
  • Breese to Stockton - concrete work for sidewalk & curb (7/19-7/21)
  • Stockton Ct - Will be closed until future notice. Staging area for project.
  • Regent to Monroe on Breese Ter - sidewalk closed for gas work. Will take a few weeks.
  • Breese plaza -continued work to complete the plaza area
  • MG&E Electric Shut Off - Wednesday, July 18th 5AM-7AM
  • Outage will include ALL customers in the 1700-1900 blocks of Monroe and 2001 Monroe St.
  • In addition it will include residential customers along Fox, Keyes, West Lawn, S. Prospect, and a few customers on the south side of Monroe along Van Buren and Harrison. 
  • If you have a question about you address being included, please reach out!

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

Sidewalk closures will be taking place on varies parts of Monroe Street. Access to businesses will remain open. If there are issues, please reach out.

  • Breese Terrace area
  • Regent to Monroe on Breese Ter - sidewalk closed for gas work. Will take a few weeks.
  • 1600 block - 1700 block (north side) - closed for new construction project.

INTERSECTION CLOSURE

The following intersections will have closures.

  • Breese Ter- Closed to thru traffic. Open to local traffic for businesses. Please communicate with your customers.
  • Stockton Ct. - closed until future notice.
  • Spooner - reopen Thursday (7/12)
  • Grant - Monday & Tuesday (7/16 & 7/17) The intersection will be closed for 1/2 day Monday. The crew will eventually open the Southbound lane on Monday afternoon.
  • Northbound Grant will be closed Monday & Tuesday
  • Van Buren Intersection will close Friday thru next week (7/13-7/20)
  • Westlawn closed thru early next week (week of 7/16)
  • Pickford - South side of intersection will remained closed at this time
  • Copeland will close next week followed by Western again (7/16)
  • Western will close thru Friday (7/13)
  • Intersection Closures coming soon
  • Commonwealth (7/23 for 3 weeks)

Construction Update 7.9.18

Carol Schroeder

Speedway recently started work on the storm sewer up to the Spooner intersection. The depth & width of the trench is greater that originally anticipated so they will not be able to plate it and safely reopen traffic as originally planned.

They going to close Spooner between Monroe Street and West Lawn through Wednesday evening.

Traffic will still be able to turn on the West Lawn off of Spooner.

Weekly construction Update 7.4.18

Carol Schroeder

ODANA/NAKOMA to GLENWAY

  • Water laterals, Storm, Sanitary laterals in the area
  • Sanitary main & laterals - Odana (week of 7/2)
  • Sanitary work Copeland to Western (week of 7/9)
  • Copeland will be closed for sanitary work (Week of 7/9)
  • Western will close following Copeland
  • Earthwork -Nakoma, Odana, Glenway (week of 7/2)
  • Cut street Nakoma
  • Concrete - sidewalk, curb and drives - Nakoma (week of 7/2)
  • Concrete - sidewalk ramps and terrace corner - Glenway (week of 7/2)
  • Concrete - curb - Odana (7/9)
  • Earthwork - Lewis Ct to Glenway (Week of 7/9)
  • Cut street Lewis Ct to Glenway (week of 7/9)
  • Glenway - finish grade and surface
  • Glenway & Wyota - Traffic Notice
  • Glenway is paved! It will be opened to the public Tuesday (7/3) evening.
  • From Glenway, inbound traffic to Monroe only. No Left turn on to Glenway from Monroe Street. (until Friday 7/6)
  • Traffic lights will be back on to indicate the traffic flow

 

KNICKERBOCKER to EDGEWOOD

  • Knickerbocker to Crandall-  Storm system work in the area
  • Crandall -closed thru Friday (7/6)
  • Knickerbocker one lane (allowed two way traffic) back open Thursday
  • Knickerbocker gravel road instead of pavement at the intersection for Saturday. This is to finish the storm sewer in the area. (Look for loose gravel signage)
  • Earthwork - Cut street Knickerbocker to Crandall
  • Commonwealth to Westlawn - Sanitary lines (7/9-7/14)
  • Westlawn to Terry Place - Water work
  • West Lawn Closed thru Friday (7/6) for water main will close again at the end of next week.
  • Pickford - South side of intersection will remained closed at this time
  • Need the water levels to drop before work can be completed on the Box Culvert at the Pickford intersection
  • Arbor Dr will be the best access to the south side Pickford area

 

EDGEWOOD to GRANT to REGENT

  • Breese to Spooner - (north side) storm work - (7/2-7/11)
  • Van Buren to Edgewood - (south side) water work with possible closure of VB (7/11-7/14)
  • Earthwork - Cut street from Breese to Stockton
  • Earthwork - Cut street from Stockton to Spooner (7/9-7/14)
  • Spooner - storm sewer work will close Spooner from 8:30-4 pm – will be reopened for peak hours – metal plate will drive across. (7/6, 7/9-7/11)
  • Stockton Ct - Will be closed until future notice. Staging area for project.
  • Breese at Regent - Sidewalk will be removed Regent to Monroe down Breese Ter.
  • Breese plaza -continued work to complete the plaza area

 

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

Sidewalk closures will be taking place on varies parts of Monroe Street. Access to businesses will remain open. If there are issues, please reach out.

  • Breese Terrace area
  • Glenway - while concrete work is completed
  • 1600 block - 1700 block (north side) - closed for water & sanitary work in addition to new construction project.

 

INTERSECTION CLOSURE

The following intersections will have closures.

  • Breese Ter- Closed to thru traffic. Open to local traffic for businesses. Please communicate with your customers.
  • Stockton Ct. - closed until future notice.
  • Spooner - storm sewer work will close Spooner from 8:30-4 pm – will be reopened for peak hours – metal plate will drive across. (7/6, 7/9-7/11)
  • Knickerbocker - periodic closures
  • Crandall - periodic closures
  • West Lawn- closed thru Friday for water main will close again at the end of next week
  • Pickford - Closed now - early July
  • Copeland will be closed for sanitary work (Week of 7/9)
  • Western will close following Copeland
  • Glenway - no left turn on to Glenway until 7/6
  • Intersection Closures coming soon
  • Commonwealth

Weekly Construction Update June 20th

Carol Schroeder

***Timelines may be altered due to weather***

ODANA/NAKOMA to GLENWAY

  • Water laterals, Storm, Sanitary laterals in the area
  • Sanitary lateral at Nakoma (6/18-6/23)
  • Water tie in at Odana (6/23)
  • Storm & Sanitary work from Glenway Intersection moving east (6/21-6/23)
  • Glenway & Wyota closed Wednesday (6/20-7/4)
  • When the 2 week closure is over Glenway will be paved with concrete!
  • Signage
  • Warning signs will be placed at the Mineral Point intersection to indicate the Glenway intersection is closed
  • 'All Business Open' signs will be placed at the Mineral Point intersection
  • Traffic Control
  • Wyota is also closed for the 2 week time period because they are paving through that intersection.
  • Lewis Ct intersection will be temporarily reopened to allow customers, neighbors and deliveries to reach their destination.
  • The left turn sign will be removed from the Lewis Ct. intersection temporarily

KNICKERBOCKER to EDGEWOOD

  • Knickerbocker to Pickford-  Sanitary work in the area
  • Pickford - South side of intersection is closed for 2 weeks (now-6/30)
  • (Arbor Dr will be the best access to the south side Pickford area)
  • Knickerbocker, Crandall & Sprauge- may temporarily close over the next few weeks to finish work in the area. Will be clearly indicated in the intersection when closed. Timeline is weather depended.
  • Earthwork - cut the street from Sprague to Commonwealth (6/25-6/30)
  • Sidewalk and curb - pouring north side sidewalk in the Knickbocker to Commonwealth as soon as weather allows

EDGEWOOD to GRANT

  • Harrison - South side intersection closed for finishing work (curb, gutter & AT&T work) thru 6/23 (weather dependent)
  • 1900 block - Finishing sidewalk asap
  • cut street to eventually pave - paving will not take place until next month

GRANT to REGENT

  • 1600 block (north side) - Water crossing in the area impacting sidewalk access.
  • Breese to Garfield - (north side) storm work - 6/21-6/27
  • Breese plaza - pouring curb & cutter on the Monroe side of terrace.
  • Finishing work on Mosaic wall
  • Stockton Ct - Water & Storm work in area.Will be closed until future notice. Staging area for project.

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

  • 1900 block - Paving work to soon be completed
  • Knickerbocker to Commonwealth - working on sidewalk
  • Breese Terrace area
  • 1600 block - 1700 block (north side) - closed for water & sanitary work in addition to new construction project.

INTERSECTION CLOSURE - The following intersections will have closures.

  • Breese Ter- Closed to thru traffic. Open to local traffic for businesses. Please communicate with your customers.
  • Stockton Ct. - closed until future notice.
  • Harrison - closed thru next week 6/23
  • Knickerbocker - periodic closures
  • Sprague - periodic closures
  • Crandall - periodic closures
  • Pickford - Closed for 2 weeks beginning 6/14
  • Glenway - Closed for 2 weeks (6/20-7/4)
  • Wyota - Closed for 2 weeks (6/20-7/4)
  • Lewis Ct. - Reopen for 2 weeks that Glenway & Wyota are closed
  • Intersection Closures coming soon
  • Commonwealth (after school is over)

Weekly Construction Update - June 6th

Carol Schroeder

WATER & SANITARY SERVICE

Week of June 4th & June 11th

-Monroe/Odana- Glenway - Various sanitary, storm & water work being done in this area. (See list below)

  • Glenway will be closed until Monday, June 11th.
  • Sanitary work will still be done in the area and moving east. It will be busy near the intersection.
  • Odana - short term water outages for the residential homes in area.

 

-Knickerbocker to Edgewood- Water and Sanitary work in the area and will periodically close many of the intersections over the next 2 weeks.

  • Knickerbocker, Sprague, Crandall, Pickford- Periodically close thru Tuesday, June 12th for sanitary work. Speedway will clearly mark which intersections are closed vs open.
  • Pickford - Closed for 3-4 days (week of June 11th ) for water work
  • Sprague - Closed for 2-3 days when it works with the Knickerbocker closures.
  • Sidewalk will be installed in the Knickerbocker to Commonwealth area week of June 4th

 

-Grant to Regent

  • Once paving work is complete, Grant, Oakland and Garfield will be open!
  • Traffic pattern will switch to south side of street and construction will begin on the north side of Monroe Street.
  • Traffic switch planned for Monday, June 11th
  • Van Buren - closed for 2-3 days for Sanitary work
  • Harrison - will close for 3-4 days when Grant is open
  • 1900 block - water services will be switched over next week. expect short term water shutoff. Speedway will communicate directly with businesses. Sidewalks will be interrupted.
  • 1800 block - Sidewalk open and paved! Terrace work will be completed Saturday, June 9th
  • 1600 block (North side) - Sidewalk closures week of June 11th for water and sanitary work in the Breese to Stockton Ct. area.

 

 

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

Week of June 4th & June 11th- Sidewalk closures will be taking place on varies parts of Monroe Street. Access to businesses will remain open. If there are issues, please reach out.

  • 1900 block - water laterals being completed. Paving to follow
  • Knickerbocker to Commonwealth - working on sidewalk
  • Breese Terrace area
  • 1600 block (northside) - closed for water and sanitary work

 

INTERSECTION CLOSURE

The following intersections will have closures.

  • Breese Ter- Closed to thru traffic. Open to local traffic for businesses. Please communicate with your customers.
  • Oakland - soon to open
  • Garfield soon to open
  • Grant - soon to open
  • Van Buren - closed for 2-3 days
  • Harrison - to close for 3-4 days once Grant is open
  • Knickerbocker - periodic closures
  • Sprague - periodic closures
  • Crandall - periodic closures
  • Pickford - closed week of June 11th
  • Glenway - Closed thru Monday, June 11th
  • Lewis Ct. - Closed to reduce the amount of traffic cutting through the neighborhood.
  • Intersection Closures coming soon
  • Commonwealth (after school is over)

Weekly Construction Update - Week of May 21st & 28th

Carol Schroeder

WATER & SANITARY SERVICE

Week of May 21st & May 28th

-Monroe/Odana- Glenway - Various sanitary, storm & water work being done in this area. (See list below)

  • Glenway will be closed starting May 31st for 7-10 days for sanitary work

-Knickerbocker to Edgewood- Water and Sanitary work in the area

  • Sprague - Will be closed until Knickerbocker closed on May 29th
  • Knickerbocker - Will be closed for 4 days beginning May 29th
  • Knickerbocker to Pickford - Short term water outage expected for May 24&25
  • Knickerbocker to Pickford - Sanitary
  • Sidewalk will be impacted on north side for sanitary work.

-Grant to Regent

  • Harrison - closed for sanitary work until May 29th
  • Grant - will close for 7 days beginning May 29th for sewer work.
  • 1900 block - water services will be switched over next week. expect short term water shutoff. Speedway will communicate directly with businesses.
  • 1800 block - gas line services being installed and switched over. Sidewalks will be interrupted.

MG&E GAS SERVICE

MG&E Gas will be working on the new gas lines that are located under the sidewalk in the Breese Ter. to Edgewood area. Portions of sidewalk will be removed at this time.

  • 1800: Work will begin in this area the week of May 21st
  • Sidewalk interruption on the 1800 block (Week of May 21st & 28th)
  • When work is completed, sidewalk will be back filled with gravel and mats so sidewalks will be usable.
  • Gas services will be switched over when it is best for the businesses.
  • MG&E mentioned that if you have questions about the process, feel free to reach out to them. MG&E and KS Energy will be working in front of your businesses to lay the new gas lines.

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

Week of May 21st & May 28th- Sidewalk closures will be taking place on varies parts of Monroe Street. Access to businesses will remain open. If there are issues, please reach out.

  • 1700, 1800, 1900
  • Plan for sidewalk disruption due to MG&E gas work. Be sure you communicate with your customers that businesses are open are provide alternative routes. Reach out with questions!
  • 1700 block is almost complete with sidewalk!
  • 1800 block sidewalk closure for gas line services. Once gas services are complete, new sidewalk will be poured.
  • Knickerbocker to Pickford -North side of road side walk interference for sanitary lines
  • Breese Terrace area

***Speedway will be working on improving visible walk ways at intersections - cleaning current mats and adding additional mats in the area!***

INTERSECTION CLOSURE

The following intersections will have closures.

  • Breese Ter- Closed to thru traffic. Open to local traffic for businesses. Please communicate with your customers.
  • Oakland still closed.
  • Garfield - Should be open by the time Grant closes next week.
  • Harrison - Closed week of May 21st. Will open when Grant closes on May, 29th
  • Grant - Closed for 7-10 days beginning May 29th
  • Sprague - Closed until Knickerbocker closes on May 29th.
  • Knickerbocker - Will close May 29th for 4 days (sanitary work)
  • Glenway - Will be Closed for 7-10 days beginning May 31st
  • Lewis Ct. - Closed to reduce the amount of traffic cutting through the neighborhood.
  • Intersection Closures coming soon
  • Commonwealth (after school is over)
  • Glenway (additional closure planned)

REMINDER OF POWER OUTAGE TOMORROW (5/24)

MG&E has a planned electric outage for both business & residential customers in the following areas:

  • 1700-1900 blocks of Monroe St
  • 1800 - 2100 blocks of Westlawn
  • 1900 -2100 blocks of Keyes
  • 2100 block of Fox Ave
  • 500 - 700 blocks of S. Prospect Ave

The outage is scheduled for 6:00 AM Thursday 5/24 to best accommodate the business schedules in the area.

The electrical outage is estimated to take approximately 1 hour for the majority of the customers. Some customers will be affected for an estimated 4 hour duration.  

MGE has been and will be notifying the individual customers with specific times they will be out of power.

The electrical equipment MG&E will be working is located mainly at three locations:  

An electrical enclosure and pole along Grant St adjacent to Art Gecko.

Work within the existing underground electric vault inside of the Monroe Commons Building along Harrison St & a pole at corner of Harrison & Westlawn.

An electrical pole located at Stockton Ct & Monroe St.  

The neighborhood noise before 7:00 AM will be mainly back up beepers and truck engine related noises. 

If you have any additional questions please contact Jesse Shields, MGE Senior Account Manager - Commercial & Industrial Marketing, 252-4712

REMINDERS TO FOLLOW TRAFFIC PATTERNS

  • No left turn out of the Edgewood parking lot
  • Do not cut thru the barrels to access the right turn into Edgewood (Walker & Bikers)
  • Do not turn right out of the trader joe's parking lot on to Monroe Street to access Harrison.

Interested in what Speedway is working on the next 2 weeks??

ABREVIATED OVERVIEW OF SPEEDWAY ACTIVITY PLAN

(Week of May 21 - May 28)

Odana/Nakoma to Glenway

  • Water- Odana to Glenway
  • Sanitary- laterals
  • Storm - Glenway to Lewis Ct.
  • Sanitary- Glenway
  • Earthwork - cut street - Odana and Monroe
  • Curb - Monroe/Odana/Nakoma
  • Pave Odana/Nakoma/Monroe to Lewis Ct.

Knickerbocker to Edgewood

  • Water - Terry Place
  • Water Woodrow
  • Water - Services Knickerbocker to Pickford
  • Sanitary - Knickerbocker to Pickford
  • Sidewalk will be impacted

Grant to Regent

  • Sanitary - laterals Grant to Harrison
  • Sanitary - Harrison to Van Buren
  • Storm - at Grant
  • Water - Services at 1900 block
  • Earthwork - Cut street - Grant
  • Curb and sidewalk Garfield to Grant
  • Electrical Conduit and bases
  • Lower duct Grant Street
  • Pave Regent to Grant

Wingra Park

  • Storm - treatment structure and pipe

Breese Plaza

  • Mosaic wall - form and reinforcing
  • Mosaic wall - concrete pour

Weekly Construction Update - May 14th & May 21st

Carol Schroeder

WATER & SANITARY SERVICE

Week of May 14th & May 21st

-Monroe/Odana- Glenway - There is a lot of sanitary, storm & water work being done in this area. Crews starting to prep to begin work in the Glenway intersection.

-Knickerbocker to Commonwealth- Sanitary & Storm work being done the week of May 14th.

  • Sprague - Will be closed Thursday - Saturday (May 17- 20th)
  • Crandall - Closed Friday (May 18th)
  • Commonwealth & Knickerbocker - Will remain open
  • Sidewalk will be impacted on north side for sanitary work.

-West Lawn to Leonard -Water work will begin the week of May 21st in the West Lawn to Leonard area.

  • Terry Place will be impacted but road will remain open and accessible.
  • Sidewalks will be impacted.

-Grant to Harrison- Sanitary and Water working towards Harrison.

-Harrison to Van Buren (Week of May 14th-21st)- Water work on Van Buren intersection. (closed week of May 7th). When Van Buren open up, Harrison will be closed (Late week of May 7th). Harrison will be closed for sanitary work.

  • Sanitary lateral work will impact sidewalks accessibility in the Harrison area.

MG&E GAS SERVICE

Week of May 7th into June - MG&E Gas will be working on the new gas lines that are located under the sidewalk in the Breese Ter. to Edgewood area. Portions of sidewalk will be removed at this time.

  • 1800: Work will begin in this area the week of May 21st
  • 1900, 2000-2200: main installed but services not tied over. Switch over will happen in the next few weeks.
  • Sidewalk interruption on the 1900 block (Week of May 14th-21st)
  • When work is completed, sidewalk will be back filled with gravel and mats so sidewalks will be usable.
  • Gas services will be switched over when it is best for the businesses.
  • MG&E mentioned that if you have questions about the process, feel free to reach out to them. MG&E and KS Energy will be working in front of your businesses to lay the new gas lines.

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

Week of May 7th & May 14th- Sidewalk closures will be taking place on varies parts of Monroe Street. Access to businesses will remain open. If there are issues, please reach out.

  • 1800, 1900, 2000-2200 blocks
  • Plan for sidewalk disruption due to MG&E gas work. Be sure you communicate with your customers that businesses are open are provide alternative routes. Reach out with questions!
  • Harrison to Grant - South side sidewalk closure. Expect this until next Saturday.
  • Garfield to Grant - working on pouring the new sidewalk next week! Hoping pouring area in front of library when it is closed.
  • Knickerbocker to Commonwealth -North side of road side walk interference for sanitary lines
  • Breese Terrace area

***Speedway will be working on improving visible walk ways at intersections - cleaning current mats and adding additional mats in the area!***

INTERSECTION CLOSURE - The following intersections will have closures.

  • Oakland still closed.
  • Garfield - working on getting back open. Grating issues.
  • Van Buren - Closed (Thru May 20th)
  • Harrison - Will close for about 3 days. (May 20th)
  • Sprague - Closed Thursday, May 17th - Saturday, May 20th
  • Crandall - Close Friday (May 18th) for Water Work.
  • Terry Place - Road work being done in the area. Road will remain open.
  • Lewis Ct. - Closed to reduce the amount of traffic cutting through the neighborhood.
  • Breese Ter- Closed to thru traffic. Open to local traffic for businesses. Please communicate with your customers.

Intersection Closures coming soon

  • Grant (Most likely - after Memorial Day)
  • Commonwealth (after school is over)
  • Glenway (after Memorial Day)

REMINDERS TO FOLLOW TRAFFIC PATTERNS

  • No left turn out of the Edgewood parking lot
  • Do not cut thru the barrels to access the right turn into Edgewood (Walker & Bikers)
  • Do not turn right out of the trader joe's parking lot on to Monroe Street to access Harrison.

EXTRA NOTES

  • Saturday Roadwork Planned
  • Demo began of old Associated Bank location
  • Crazy Legs Plaza
  • Findorff moving into the area to start working on mosaic wall.

Interested in what Speedway is working on this week??

ABREVIATED OVERVIEW OF SPEEDWAY ACTIVITY PLAN (Week of May 7 - May 14)

Odana/Nakoma to Glenway

  • Water/Water Services- Monroe
  • Sanitary work- Lewis Ct.
  • Water - Odana to Glenway
  • Storm - Glenway to Lewis Ct.
  • Earthwork - cut street - Nakoma
  • Curb & Gutter - Nakoma
  • Sanitary- Glenway

Knickerbocker to Edgewood

  • Storm - Knickerbocker to Commonwealth
  • Sanitary - Laterals Knickerbocker to Commonwealth
  • Water - Crandall
  • Sidewalk will be impacted

Grant to Regent

  • Sanitary - Grant to Harrison
  • Water & Sanitary - Harrison to Van Buren
  • Sanitary- laterals Grant to Harrison
  • Storm - at Grant
  • Water - Services at 1900 block
  • Earthwork - Cut street at Breese
  • Curb and Gutter Breese
  • Earthwork - cut street Garfield to Grant
  • Curb and sidewalk Garfield to Grant
  • Electrical Conduit and bases

Wingra Park

  • Storm - treatment structure and pipe

Breese Plaza

  • Excavate mosaic wall
  • Build mosaic wall

As always, reach out with questions!

Thank you-

Laura Strickland

Communication Coordinator

monroestreetcoordinator@gmail.com

 

 

MONROE STREET CONSTRUCTION UPDATE 5.9.18

Carol Schroeder

WATER & SANITARY SERVICE

Week of May 7th & May 14th

-Nakoma to Monroe - Sanitary & Water services will be switched over at all businesses and residential locations.

  1. Expect short water outage - Business and home owners will be contact by crews before outage will occur.

-Knickerbocker to Commonwealth- Sanitary laterals being connected week of May 7th.

  1. Spruage will be closed Thursday, May 10th for sanitary work.

  2. Sidewalk will be impacted on north side for sanitary work. (Week of May 7-14th)

-Grant to Harrison- Sanitary and Water working towards Harrison.

-Harrison to Van Buren (Week of May 7th-14th)- Water work on Van Buren intersection. (closed week of May 7th). When Van Buren open up, Harrison will be closed (Late week of May 7th). Harrison will be closed for sanitary work.

  1. Sanitary lateral work will impact sidewalks accessibility in the Harrison area.

MG&E GAS SERVICE

Week of May 7th into June - MG&E Gas will be working on the new gas lines that are located under the sidewalk in the Breese Ter. to Edgewood area. Portions of sidewalk will be removed at this time.

  • 1700: done (one service still needs to be switched over)
  • 1800: Waiting for some of the other road work to complete before doing 1800 block.
  • 1900, 2000-2200: main installed but services not tied over. Switch over will happen in the next few weeks.
  1. Sidewalk interruption on the 1900 block (Week of May 14th)
  2. When work is completed, sidewalk will be back filled with gravel and mats so sidewalks will be usable.
  3. Gas services will be switched over when it is best for the businesses.
  4. MG&E mentioned that if you have questions about the process, feel free to reach out to them. MG&E and KS Energy will be working in front of your businesses to lay the new gas lines.

SIDEWALK CLOSURE

Week of May 7th & May 14th- Sidewalk closures will be taking place on varies parts of Monroe Street. Access to businesses will remain open. If there are issues, please reach out.

  1. 1900, 2000-2200 blocks
  2. Plan for sidewalk disruption due to MG&E gas work. Be sure you communicate with your customers that businesses are open are provide alternative routes. Reach out with questions!
  3. Harrison to Grant - South side sidewalk closure. Will try to keep foot traffic open with plates.
  4. Knickerbocker to Commonwealth -North side of road side walk interference for sanitary lines
  5. Breese Terrace area

INTERSECTION CLOSURE

The following intersections will have closures.

  • Grant - Directed by flags - Thursday, May 10th
  • Van Buren - Closed for road work and staging area.
  • Harrison - Will close once Van Buren opens up
  • Sprauge - Closed Thursday, May 10th
  • Oakland still closed.
  • Lewis Ct. - Closed to reduce the amount of traffic cutting through the neighborhood.
  • Breese Ter- Closed to thru traffic. Open to local traffic for businesses. Please communicate with your customers.
  • Intersection Closures coming soon
  1. Grant (2 weeks)
  2. Commonwealth (after school is over)
  3. Glenway (within a month)

EXTRA NOTES

Saturday Roadwork

Will not be working Saturday, May 12th due to UW Graduation.

Construction of old Associated Bank location

Associated Bank moves to the new location May 11-12 and first full day in new location May 14th. Plan for fencing to go around the construction area on May 15th. Demo to start soon after.

Crazy Legs Plaza

Findorff moving into the area to start working on mosaic wall.

Interested in what Speedway is working on this week??

ABREVIATED OVERVIEW OF SPEEDWAY ACTIVITY PLAN

(Week of May 7 - May 14)

Odana/Nakoma to Glenway

  • Water/Water Services- Nakoma & Monroe
  • Sanitary work- Nakoma & Lewis Ct.
  • Strom - Crossing Spring Trail
  • Earthwork - cut street - Nakoma

Knickerbocker to Edgewood

  • Storm - Knickerbocker to Commonwealth
  • Sanitary - Laterals Knickerbocker to Commonwealth
  • Sanitary - connect at Sprauge (will be closed Thursday, May 10).
  • Sidewalk will be impacted

Grant to Regent

  • Storm - Crazy legs/Breese
  • Sanitary - Grant to Harrison
  • Water - Harrison to Van Burren
  • Sanitary- laterals Grant to Harrison
  • Earthwork - Cut street at Breese
  • Curb and Gutter Breese
  • Earthwork - cut street Garfield to Grant
  • Curb and sidewalk Garfield to Grant
  • Electrical Conduit and bases

Wingra Park

  • Storm - treatment structure and pipe

Breese Plaza

  • Excavate mosaic wall
  • Build mosaic wall

Weekly Construction Update 4.6.18

Carol Schroeder

Project Update

The Madison Arts Commission will be reviewing proposed poetry selections for Monroe Street at their next meeting. This meeting will be on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM in room 557 of the City-County Building (210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.). Members of the public are welcome to attend that meeting in support or to express an objection to the selections. For those who are unable to attend but would like MAC members to consider comments, please email madisonarts@cityofmadison.com before 10 am on Tuesday, April 10. Your comments (with your name) will be compiled and distributed to MAC as well as entered into the permanent public record. If you have any questions about this project, please email madisonarts@cityofmadison.com.

Monroe St (Odana Rd – Regent St): 

Only one eastbound (inbound toward downtown) lane is open. The lane of traffic that is open will continue to move between the north and south side of Monroe St as needed.

Breese Terrace (Monroe St - Regent St) is closed except for local traffic to businesses. This will last for the duration of the project.

Oakland Avenue is closed at Monroe Street. During this time, the block of Oakland Avenue between Monroe Street and Madison Street will be closed to thru traffic.

Garfield St. is closed at Monroe St.
Knickerbocker St to the south is closed at Monroe St.
Sprague St is closed at Monroe St.

On the west of the project, the contractor is installing water main, sanitary sewer and storm sewer near Glenway and also on Nakoma near Spring Trail.

The contractor is installing water main between Knickerbocker and Commonwealth.

On the eastern end of the project, the contractor is installing sanitary sewer between Regent and  Garfield, water main between Garfield and Grant and the sanitary sewer on Breese Ter.

MG&E will continue to work on their gas main and gas service work from Chapman to Woodrow and in the area around Oakland Ave. and Breese Terrace.

AT&T’s contractor is installing new facilities between Glenway and Nakoma  and also between Westlawn and Woodrow.

 

Construction Details

Eastbound Metro Transit routes will be maintained with bus stops at Glenway Street, Commonwealth Avenue, Arbor Drive, Leonard Street, Grant Street and Regent Street. Detour routes and more information: http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/monroe/index.cfm

The Southwest Commuter Path will remain open at all times, and sidewalk will remain open at all times along Monroe Street on at least one side of the street.

Crazylegs Lane has been permanently closed as of Wednesday, March 7th, to create a new public space.

At times during the reconstruction project, each cross street will be closed at the intersection with Monroe St.  The duration of the closure will vary depending on the type of work taking place.  In order to maintain access to the neighborhood, no consecutive intersections should be closed at the same time.

The Monroe Street reconstruction project and the outbound lane closures of Monroe Street will last until November 2018.

Project Details

Monday, February 5, 2018 to Mid-March 2018:

  • MG&E Gas will install underground gas lines between Chapman Street and Woodrow Street.

  • Only one lane of eastbound traffic and one lane of westbound traffic will be maintained at all times—the peak hour traffic lanes will be closed.
  • Metro Transit bus service will be maintained in both eastbound and westbound directions. Some bus stops will need to be relocated or closed at various times. A list of these stops can be found at http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/detours/monroestops.cfm

  • Sidewalk on one side of Monroe Street will be maintained at all times.

Mid-March 2018 to Mid-November 2018:

  • City reconstruction contract will take place.

  • Westbound (outbound) traffic lanes will be closed. One eastbound (inbound) traffic lane will remain open at all times from Odana Road and one eastbound lane will remain open from Nakoma Road.

  • Crazylegs Lane will be permanently closed to create a new public space.

  • South Breese Terrace between Regent Street and Monroe Street will be closed during construction.

  • The Southwest Commuter Path will be redirected during some phases of construction but will remain open at all times.
  • Eastbound Metro Transit routes will be maintained with bus stops at Glenway Street, Commonwealth Avenue, Arbor Drive, Leonard Street, and Grant Street. Planned detours and shuttle information can be found at http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/monroe/

Monroe Street is scheduled to be resurfaced/reconstructed in 2018. The project limits and construction years are as follows:

  • Resurfacing - Odana Rd. to Leonard St.
  • Reconstruction - Leonard St. to Regent St.

The projects will include design consideration for many items including pavement, curb & gutter, sidewalk, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, streetscape items, lighting, signals & green street / water resource considerations etc.
 

Temporary Street Connection on Woodrow Street

The 2017 Woodrow Street reconstruction project will include widened pavement areas which will allow for more access options during the 2018 Monroe Street reconstruction project. The letter sent to Woodrow Street property owners and residents can be found here: Woodrow St Letter PDF

For More Information check out the city of madison website. 

https://www.cityofmadison.com/engineering/projects/monroe-street