News Release Home
City of Madison News Release
For Immediate Release:
Aug 1, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Glen Yoerger, City Project Engineer
John Fahrney, City Construction Engineer
Bob Arseneau, City Traffic Engineering
Informational Website Link:
Closure of the Southwest Bike Path at N. Orchard Street, starting 08/08/12
Beginning Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 7:00 am, the Southwest Bike Path will be closed at and near N. Orchard Street. Work is expected to be completed and this section of the Southwest Bike Path to be open to pedestrian and bicycle traffic by 7:00 am Saturday, August 11, 2012.
An "on street" signed detour will be provided on N. Randall Street, West Dayton Street and Mills Street. More project information including the traffic control plans and the contract traffic control specification can be seen at:
(Under Highlights look for "Southwest Bike Path Closure…" and click on "more information").
The the traffic control plan which shows the signs and route for the detour of the Southwest Bike Path can be seen at:
This is the final phase of the project, which consists of finish work on N. Orchard Street (such as curb and gutter, finish paving, etc.) and restoration of the Southwest Bike Path.
# # # # # #
David C. Dryer, P.E., City Traffic Engineer and Parking Manager