Dayton Street, West

Last Updated: 09/13/2019

Construction Update

Dayton St (Lake St – Park St) is closed to all traffic at Park St. The plan is open Dayton at Park St September 21.

Dayton St (Park St - Charter St) is closed to through traffic for construction of new UW underground facilities the end of November.

Project Description

The UW has a utility project on West Dayton Street from N. Charter Street to N. Park Street. Information regarding their project can be found at

A press release regarding the project can be found here:

Included in the project is a full reconstruction of West Dayton Street, which includes storm sewer, underground MG&E utilities, water main, asphalt pavement replacement and spot curb and gutter and sidewalk replacement.

The West Dayton Street closure is expected to last through October.

Due to the location of the steam tunnel, the sidewalk on the north side of West Dayton Street will be closed for the duration of the project. The sidewalk on the south side of West Dayton Street will remain open for the duration of the project.

Bikes will be detoured to the Southwest Commuter Path.

Metro Transit Route 80 buses will be detoured to use West Dayton Street to North Charter Street to West Johnson Street to North Lake Street.