City of Madison

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

The Engineering office is closed to the public until further notice.

View Engineering Service Updates on the Division's COVID-19 page that has more information on permits, sewer back ups, operation and more.

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View all impacts to City service on the City’s COVID-19 website.


Part with your Pumpkin After Halloween: Try Composting, posted on Oct 29, 2020
The City of Madison Engineering and Streets divisions want to remind the community not …

City of Madison Unveils Secure Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes, posted on Oct 16, 2020
The City of Madison Clerk’s Office has purchased 14 secure ballot drop boxes that are …

City Celebrates Major Solar Installation Milestone, Mayor Doubles GreenPower program, posted on Oct 15, 2020
MADISON, WI – The City’s GreenPower trainees will be busy for at least the next few …

Construction Underway on New Warner Park Beach Shelter, posted on Oct 6, 2020
While fall is officially here, progress toward next summer is underway at Warner Park. …



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    Information on current road construction projects, proposed projects, preventative maintenance of city streets and signups for email alerts to stay up to date on construction projects.
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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

My City of Madison Account

Stay informed of Major Reconstruction Projects and updates on construction projects that may impact traffic in Madison at