Tag: construction

April 4, 2018 4:30 PM

Photo by Shanna Wolf Nearly 100 people braved the April snow to attend the Pinney Library's official groundbreaking on the morning of April 4, 2018. Shoveling skills and dedicating remarks included words from those pictured above, Jenni Collins (Executive Director, Madison Public Library … [read more]

November 8, 2017 3:42 PM

It was great to join Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy, Urban League Board Chair Nia Trammell and many others today as Exact Sciences broke ground for their new west side laboratory facility. Today's event marked the continuation of a great partnership between the City, Exact Sciences and … [read more]

September 18, 2017 9:39 AM

Replacing or re-lining our aging pipes is not easy or cheap, but it is necessary to provide safe and reliable water to our residents. Madison Water Utility has been working on a Water Main Replacement Program since 2005 and have reached the 100th mile! Although we still have many more … [read more]

July 24, 2017 3:47 PM

We all know how frustrating construction projects can be while they are ongoing, but I think we can also agree that the finished project is worth the temporary inconvenience. The most recent completed project, the Capitol Square, here in downtown Madison was finished, in fact, weeks ahead of … [read more]

July 21, 2017 2:58 PM

Madison Parks Department staff held a number of public neighborhood meetings, over the past many months before the decision was made to renovate the existing Penn Park open-air shelter on Madison's southside. tMy thanks to the staff who solicited the comments and ideas and to the area residents … [read more]

December 2, 2016 11:10 AM

We have been working on the concept of Placemaking in the City for a few years now and I am delighted that City staff from the Bubbler at the Madison Public Library have joined forces with our City Art's Coordinator, Engineering Staff overseeing the renovation of the Madison Municipal … [read more]

March 31, 2015 10:40 AM

Two of the City of Madison's Engineering Division projects were recently awarded 2015 Projects of the Year by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The projects, pictured below, are Fire Station 13 on Madison's east side and the intersection work at Mineral Point … [read more]

February 11, 2015 1:29 PM

It was wonderful to see so many people at the grand opening of the new Meadowood Community Center this week.  I was pleased to join Lucy Chaffin with Madison School Community Recreation (MSCR), Alder Matt Phair, Center Director Joe Schlesing, plenty of involved City staff and about a … [read more]

September 4, 2014 4:47 PM

I was really happy today to be able to attend the groundbreaking for  a new and unique community/storm shelter in the Highland Manor Mobile Home Community. The Highland Manor Mobile Home Community is located on the city’s south side off of Moorland Road.   This unique shelter will … [read more]

March 12, 2014 4:30 PM

After reading Todd Milewski's article in the Capital Times "Construction industry sees jobs surge in Madison area," I had the following question for city planning staff: Q: Is it possible to extrapolate Madison MSA (Dane, Columbia and Iowa Counties) data from the rest of the state and what … [read more]