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Home Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale Saturday, May 7 , posted on May 2, 2016
A 23 year spring tradition for homeowners and gardeners returns to the Alliant Energy …

Update: Capital Square Street Reconstruction, posted on Apr 28, 2016
Beginning on Monday, May 2nd, S&L Underground will continue the Capital Square …

510 University Avenue Lane Closures, posted on Apr 22, 2016
Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 23rd, road work will begin at 510 University …

State Street/Library Mall receives APWA Project of the Year Award, posted on Apr 21, 2016
MADISON, WI: The American Public Works Association―Wisconsin Chapter presented a …

Cottage Grove Road & Dempsey Road Reconstruction, posted on Apr 18, 2016
Starting today, Monday April, 18th, Dempsey Road will be closed to through traffic for …

N Hamilton St Closure, posted on Apr 15, 2016
Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 18th, Intercon Construction will close the …

Public Involvement Meeting for East Johnson Street Reconstruction, posted on Apr 13, 2016
Public Involvement Meeting for East Johnson Street Reconstruction(North Baldwin Street …



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The Engineering Division is responsible for the design, supervision and inspection of all street, highway, sidewalk and bike path construction; all City surveying and mapping operations including maintenance of the City's Official Map, street and utility records; management of the Madison Storm Water and Sanitary Sewer Utilities including the design, operation and maintenance of sanitary sewer facilities and storm sewer systems; the review of land use changes for public works feasibility; the research and development services supporting the solid waste management program; and the preparation of various studies relating to Public Works.

Contact Us

City Engineer,
Robert F. Phillips, P.E.

Engineering Main Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Room 115
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4751
Fax: (608) 264-9275

Larry D. Nelson Engineering Operations Facility:
1600 Emil Street
Madison, WI 53713
Phone: (608) 267-1197
Fax: (608) 267-1123

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