County Highway M - Prairie Hill to Cross Country

Last Updated: 12/08/2017

Construction Update

Work scheduled for the next week (week of 12/11/17):

  • Crews will continue to install storm sewer on Raymond Road as weather permits.

  • Crews will continue to install watermain on Raymond Road as weather permits.

  • Crews will continue base aggregate placement on Raymond Road as weather permits.

  • Private utility crews will continue preparations for installation of new utility poles along CTH M.

     

    Traffic impacts -

  • Raymond Road will remained closed to thru traffic until further notice.
  • Please be alert when traveling the CTH M corridor.

 

Project Schedule:

  • Overall Completion Date: November 1, 2019.

  • Interim Completion Dates:

    • December 1, 2017: Wellness Way and Meriter Way. (utilities and base aggregate)

    • December 15, 2017- Stage 1 grading and storm sewer. (CTH M)

    • June 15, 2018- Wellness Way and Meriter Way. (Local Traffic)

    • November 15, 2018- CTH M, CTH PD, Mid Town Road. (Switch to Stage 3)

    • November 15, 2018- Raymond Road, Meriter Way, and Wellness Way. (All work complete.)

      Current Stage: Stage 1- work consists of utility construction on Raymond Road, limited grading and storm sewer work on CTH M, CTH PD, and Mid Town Road to prepare sites for private utility relocations.

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Contact information -

  • The project field office is located at:
  • 7395 CTH PD
  • Verona, WI 53593
  • Phone: 608-845-3350

Business and property owners can also contact on-site project staff Trenton Diehl at trenton.diehl@strand.com

 

Project Details

The Prairie Hill to Cross Country project extends from Valley View Road to Cross Country Road. The project is scheduled for design from 2011-2016 with construction beginning in fall 2017.  It is anticipated to take two years to complete with an construction end date of fall 2019. The project includes reconstructing CTH M to divided roadway with a median and curb & gutter.

Current proposed plans:

 

Public Information Meetings - Construction Phase

Pre-Construction Public Information Meeting

Integrity Grading and Excavating (Prime Contractor) along with Wisconsin Department of Transportation held a Public Information Meeting regarding the construction of County Highway M in Verona. The meeting took place on Wednesday, September 27 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm with a formal presentation at 6:00 pm. The meeting was held at Verona Senior Center, 108 Paoli St, Verona, WI 53593.

 

Monthly Project Meeting

WisDOT, City of Madison, City of Verona & Dane County will host monthly project meetings open to the public to get updates on the schedule and ask questions.  The meetings will be held on the first Thursday of every month during construction at 1:30 pm. Starting December 2017, the meeting will be held at Epic. Attached is a map for the location. The conference room is located in the Annex building and is called “Bricks and Mortar”. Please park in the lower parking lot and come in the double doors and the conference room is just to the right as you enter the hallway.
Monthly meeting Map

Proposed night work
Some night work is proposed during this project to minimize inconvenience to Traffic.  Details can be found here:
Night Work Letter
Night Work Map

Public Information Meetings - Design Phase

The City of Madison, City of Verona and Dane County held a Public Information Meeting on this project on December 8, 2011, 6 PM at the Verona Senior Center, 108 Paoli Street, Verona WI. Representatives from the City of Madison, City of Verona and Dane County discussed the proposed project and answered questions.

The second Public Information Meeting for this project was held May 24, 2012, 6 PM at the Verona Senior Center, 108 Paoli Street, Verona, WI. Representatives from the City of Madison, City of Verona and Dane County discussed the proposed project and answered questions. A pdf of the presentation can be found here:

A third Public Information Meeting for this project was held on March 12, 2014, 6 P.M. at the Verona Senior Center, 108 Paoli Street, Verona, WI. Representatives from the City of Madison, City of Verona and Dane County discussed the proposed project and answered questions.

An Environmental Assessment has been prepared for this project following the National Environmental Policy Act.  This document may be viewed here: 
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