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Alder Patrick W. Heck

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Alder Patrick W. Heck

Contact Information

Home Address:

123 N. Blount St. #303
Madison , WI 53703

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 Heck’s Updates

Tag: Closure

Closure - 100 Block West Doty Street

Starting Wednesday, March 22nd at 5:00 AM, J.H. Findorff will close West Doty Street to all vehicular traffic from South Hamilton Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, in order to dismantle two tower cranes at the Anchor Properties Development project. Because the assembly crane used … [read more]

Closure -700 block East Mifflin Street - Starting April 24

Beginning Monday, April 24th at 8:00 AM, Tri-North Builders and their subcontractors will be closing the 700 block of East Mifflin Street between North Blount Street and North Livingston Street. The closure is required for the installation of utility connections to the Veritas Village project. … [read more]


Many downtown streets will be closed on Saturday morning, April 29th for the Crazylegs Classic run/walk. Traffic will not be able to cross Wisconsin Avenue or State Street from 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Major streets affected include Gorham Street, Johnson Street and Dayton Street. Through … [read more]

Street Closure - Gorham Street

Starting on Monday, May 15th, Payne and Dolan will begin resurfacing Gorham Street from North Butler Street to State Street. Gorham Street will be reduced to one lane from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from Monday, May 15th through Friday, May 19th in order to prepare the street for asphalt … [read more]

Street Closure: Gorham Street on Saturday May 20

On Saturday, May 20th, Gorham Street will be closed completely and detoured at North Blair Street starting at 7:00 a.m. The full closure is needed to complete the asphalt paving. The street is expected to reopen around 3:00 p.m. Intersection cross traffic will be maintained when possible, but … [read more]

West Washington Avenue Lane Closures Update

Starting on Thursday, October 12, INTREN Construction will begin transitioning their West Washington Avenue work zone from Broom Street to Bassett Street. The center traffic lanes of West Washington Avenue will be closed in both directions at Bassett Street in order to install underground … [read more]

Freakfest Street Closures on Saturday, October 28

Streets crossing State Street will begin closing at 5:00 p.m. for Freakfest on Saturday, October 28th. Lake Street, Johnson Street, and Dayton Street will all close at 5:00 p.m. Gorham Street will stay open until 6:00 p.m. Streets will be closed until approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, October … [read more]

December 2 - Street Closures - Run Santa Run

On Saturday, December 2nd, starting at 2:00 p.m. the Run Santa Run 5K will take place. Runners will start on the Capitol Square, head east on East Mifflin Street to North Baldwin Street and return on East Dayton Street. Map of route. Police will keep North Webster Street open during the run. … [read more]

West Mifflin Street & North Broom Street Intersection Closure

On Monday, April 23, KS Energy Services will close the west leg of the West Mifflin Street and North Broom Street intersection (see the traffic control plan here). This closure is expected to last three weeks--until Monday, May 14. This is a continuation of the work for Madison Gas and … [read more]

Street Closures for CRAZYLEGS RUN WALK on Saturday, April 28

Several downtown streets will be closed on Saturday morning, April 28 for the Crazylegs Classic run/walk. Traffic will not be able to cross State Street from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Major streets affected include Gorham Street, Johnson Street and Dayton Street. Through traffic should follow … [read more]

May 22 Street Closures - E Mifflin St, N Paterson St

Due to a concert at Breese Stevens Field on Tuesday, May 22 the following streets will be closed: East Mifflin Street closed from 8:00 a.m. Tuesday until 4:00 a.m. Wednesday between North Paterson Street and North Brearly Street. Access to residential driveways will be maintained at all … [read more]

May 26 & 27 Street Closures - Run Madtown 5K, 10K and Half Marathon

Several Madison streets will be closed this weekend for three Run Madtown races held by Madison Festivals. The Twilight 5K and 10K races will start at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 26. The route map for these two races can be viewed here. The Madtown Half Marathon race starts on the Capitol … [read more]

S & L Underground will close North Blair Street for Reconstruction Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on May 29

North Blair Street will be fully closed from East Gorham Street to East Washington Avenue. Work will not extend into the East Johnson Street intersection. East Gorham Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic during off peak hours only. Bicyclists on the East Mifflin Street Bike … [read more]


The Madison Marathon half marathon and full marathon will take place this Sunday, November 11, starting at 7:00 a.m. at the Capitol. Runners will go through the UW Arboretum, UW Campus, Warner Park, and back to the Capitol, with the last runners finishing around 1:30 p.m. Police officers will … [read more]

December 1 - Street Closures: Run Santa Run 5K

On Saturday, December 1, starting at 3:10 p.m. the Run Santa Run 5K will take place. Runners will start on the Capitol Square, head east on East Mifflin Street to North Baldwin Street and return on East Dayton Street, back to East Mifflin Street and around the Capitol. Please see map for … [read more]

E. Johnson to Close 7am Oct. 31 thru 5am Nov. 4

Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, Speedway Sand & Gravel will fully close East Johnson Street in both directions between N Baldwin Street and N First Street for milling and final paving work. This full closure will last until Monday, November 4 at approximately 5:00 a.m. Please … [read more]

New Order Closing Schools and Stopping Gatherings of 50 or More

Public Health Madison & Dane County has issued a county-wide directive PDF to close schools as of March 16, 2020 at 12:01am to mitigate the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This order is also a county-wide directive to stop gatherings of 50 or more people. Many businesses and … [read more]

Updates & Week of April 20 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Many committees remain on hiatus until the city's meeting capabilities expand both in terms of technology and availability of city staff, but some virtual meetings are occurring. Common Council is working with the Mayor's office to identify those … [read more]

James Madison Park Beach Closed Due to Water Quality

Water Quality Testing on June 30 Closes JMP Beach The beach is closed for swimming due to elevated levels of bacteria tested on 6/30/2020. The beach will reopen when bacteria levels are acceptable. Observe water conditions before you or your pet enter the water and avoid contact with … [read more]

Reminder: Temporary Closing of E. Gorham on Fri/Sat

From City Engineering: Street Closure Friday & Saturday -- East Gorham St. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, July 23, East Gorham Street will be closed between North Butler Street and North Baldwin Street for paving. The street will be closed until approximately 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July … [read more]

Update on E. Gorham Closure - Driveways & Cross Streets

Latest Update 7/22/21 Update: Gorham St is open today (7/22/21) to all traffic. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday (7/23) through 7 p.m. Saturday (7/24), Gorham St (Baldwin - Butler) will be closed to through traffic but will remain open to local traffic. Side streets and driveways will … [read more]

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