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Madison

District 11

Alder Arvina Martin

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Council Vice President

Alder Arvina Martin,
Council Vice President

Contact Information

Home Address:

4901 Waukesha Street
Madison , WI 53705

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Martin’s Blog

Tag: Roads

January 15 Snow Emergency

by Stephen Schultz, Interim Streets Superintendent posted January 15, 2018 1:19 PM The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect in the downtown/isthmus snow emergency zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. This … [read more]

January 16, Continuing Snow Emergency

Snow Emergency Continues Until 7 a.m. Wednesday, January 17 A snow emergency remains in effect for the entire City of Madison until 7 a.m. Wednesday, January 17. This means alternate side parking restrictions are in effect throughout the entire city again tonight, including the … [read more]

Snow Updates, 3/5/17

Hello! As of 2:30PM, snow is starting to fall on the west side! Snow and winds will could contribute to dangerous road conditions during the evening commute. Also, from Madison Streets: "When the snows begin later Monday, the Streets Division will deploy 32 crews to maintain the salt … [read more]

Flooding

After yesterday's record rainfall, we are recieving reports of flooding throughout the West Side, and specifically, District 11. Please email me at district11@cityofmadison.com to report any damage that I can help with. As updates are available, I will pass them along. Stay safe, Arvina [read more]

Two more flood updates:

We have two more updates tonight, from the Mayor's Office: 1. Due to rising lake levels, City Traffic Engineering staff are closing a portion of East Johnson Street this evening. It will be closed from 1st Street to Baldwin. Detours have been established, 1st Street to East … [read more]

Flooding Updates, Thursday, 8/23

Hello everyone, We are likely to see more rain tomorrow. I'm including several updates here, so be prepared for lots of information. For the most up to date information, please see the City's Flood Updates (for things like road closures, cleanup information, and Metro Transit disruptions): … [read more]

Snow Plow Update, November 28

Forecasts are calling for snow overnight, which means the Streets Division trucks will be out. The Streets Division will deploy 32 trucks to maintain the salt routes once the snowfall begins to accumulate on the roads. Two additional trucks will also be deployed to apply sand for traction to … [read more]

Important: Road Conditions Monday, 1/28/19

All roadway users should anticipate extremely difficult conditions through the night and into Monday morning. The Streets Division has declared a snow emergency. All residents should choose off-street parking options throughout all of Madison, including the Snow Emergency Zone. When … [read more]

Snow Emergency Tuesday, 2/12/2019

Madison Declares Snow Emergency The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency today, February 12, 2019. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. The snow emergency will remain in … [read more]

Flood Update, 3/14/19

City of Madison staff have been monitoring area roads and low lying areas for the past several days in anticipation of rising water in some areas. South Point Road, on the City’s far west side is experiencing high water and motorists are being advised to avoid that stretch of roadway. Northbound … [read more]

Snow Plow Updates, 1/10/2020

The first significant snow of the season is here. And the Streets Division is ready. This a long-duration winter event that’s due to arrive in two waves. The first wave should begin to fall tonight, with potential high wind gusts. This update focuses just on this portion of the storm. Future … [read more]

Snow Emergency 1/11/2020

Madison Declares Snow Emergency This is the first night of a two-night event The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight starting at 1:00 a.m. for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of … [read more]

SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELLED 1/12/2020

SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELLED The City of Madison has cancelled the snow emergency for this evening, January 12, 2020. Based on the amount of snow received from yesterday’s storms, it was determined that a second evening of a snow emergency is not necessary. Winter Parking Information Individuals … [read more]

Snow Emergency 1/18/2020

Citywide plowing will begin at 10:00 a.m. on January 18. A snow emergency will be in effect tonight. This will be a daytime plowing operation that will last through the day and into the night. Please choose off-street parking options throughout the day and evening today to assist with these … [read more]

Snow Plow Update 12/11/2020

Streets Division snow fighting crews have been deployed. Make good choices if you are traveling through this city Friday and through the day on Saturday. When the snows begin to stick to the roads, thirty-two plow trucks will be dispatched to the salt routes. The “salt routes” are the … [read more]

Citywide Plowing Tonight, No Snow Emergency Declared 12/12/2020

All Madison streets will be plowed today, December 12, 2020. There is no snow emergency in effect for tonight. A citywide plowing operation will begin this afternoon at approximately 2:00pm. Citywide plowing takes 12 to 16 hours to complete. This means plowing vehicles will be circling through … [read more]

Snow Plow Update, 12/29/2020

A winter storm will be hitting Madison tonight. Streets Division plows will be out on the salt routes. Traveling through the city tonight and tomorrow morning will be challenging. Expect snow-covered and slippery streets tonight and on through the morning on Wednesday, especially on residential … [read more]

Snow Emergency 1/26/2021

The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency on January 26, 2021. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect this evening starting at 1:00 a.m. for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. The snow emergency will remain in effect until … [read more]

Snow Plowing Updates January 30, 2021

*The following is an update from the Streets Department* It's another snowy weekend in Madison, and the Streets Division plows will be out. This storm will disrupt travel tonight and commuting through Madison will remain very difficult throughout the day on Sunday. It is expected to start … [read more]

Snow Plowing Updates: SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED & PLOWING CONTINUES (1/31)

*The following is a message from the Streets Division* Citywide plowing operations continue. A snow emergency has been declared. Alternate side parking rules are in effect throughout the entire city. Plowing operations began at 10:00am. This is a slow process that can take 12 to 16 … [read more]

Snow Plowing Updates: CITYWIDE PLOWING TONIGHT

All city streets will be plowed tonight. Operations will begin later this evening once the storm is at or near its end. Choose off street parking options for your vehicles tonight if possible. Use caution if you choose to travel through the city today and tonight. A snow emergency has not been … [read more]

Whitney Way Safety Improvements

The following is an email from Renee Callaway, the City Pedestrian and Bicycle Administrator that I wanted to make sure everyone saw: "Thank you for attending the public meeting on the propsed Whitney Way Safety Improvements. As mentioned at the meeting, the City’s goal for Whitney Way is to … [read more]

Vision Zero Continues Speed Reductions, D11 Streets Included

Included as part of the Vision Zero initiative roadway improvements, upcoming speed limit reductions are scheduled for several Madison streets identified as having a high level of injury causing crashes. The first one to occur, on South Park Street between Regent Street and Badger Road, begins on … [read more]

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