DescriptionThis project is to provide path lighting for the first phase of the Cannonball Path. Construction of the path itself was begun in 2010 and will be completed in early-2011. This path will ultimately be one segment of the overall 4+ mile Cannonball path, an important commuter route linking areas of Fitchburg and Arbor Hills neighborhood with downtown Madison. As a general policy Madison tries to provide lighting for major paths with significant commuter / transportation usage. Madison is the lead agency for this project, with cooperation and cost participation from the City of Fitchburg. A public meeting in November 2010 to get neighborhood input on the initial lighting concept.
LengthThe total length of path to be lighted is about 1.3 miles, including a mile of main path and several connecting paths.
ScheduleProject is currently under design. Construction is tentatively scheduled for late- 2011.
CostThe total estimated cost for lighting is about $100,000
StatusIssues of exact pole location, fixture height and type and hours of operation are still under consideration and final plans have not been completed.
Public Works ContractContract Number: 6690
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