Last Updated: 11/01/2022

Latest Update

Sept. 19, 2022
Nakoosa Trail Fleet/Fire/Radio Shop Facility now has three awards!

  • 2022 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Best of State Award, Engineering Excellence
  • 2022 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence
  • 2022 AIA Northern Virginia, Award of Merit, Transportation and Infrastructure

Project Overview

This project is the development of a new building for Fleet/Fire/Radio Shop Facility located on Lots 2 thru 6 at Nakoosa Trail and Commercial Avenue in Madison, Wisconsin. The Fleet/Fire/Radio Shop Facility will provide light, medium and heavy vehicle service and repair spaces for the City of Madison’s fleet of public safety, police, emergency vehicles, public works vehicles and equipment, fire apparatus and other service automobiles, trucks and equipment. The area of this building will be around 110,000 square feet.

Follow the Progress on our FLICKR Page!
Watch the Construction Time Lapse Video! (July 3, 2019 to Sept. 16, 2020) (2:45 min) - by EarthCam®

Event program for Nakoosa Trail City Fleet Building Ribbon Cutting & Open House to be held Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m. at 4151 Nakoosa Trail, Madison, WI

Project Schedule

1st Advertisement of Bid: February 8, 2019 available on BID EXPRESS
Pre-Bid Meeting: Thursday, February 28, 2019  10:30 am at the Engineering Operations Facility located at 1600 Emil St. Madison, WI in the training conference room.
SBE Pre-Bid Meeting: Friday, March 08, 2019  1:00 pm at the Engineering Operations Facility located at 1600 Emil St. Madison, WI
Bid Due Date: March 21, 2019
Construction Start Date: May 10, 2019
Expected Completion Date: September 10, 2020

"All information regarding dates/times/locations are informational and should be verified with official bidding documents posted on Bid Express."

LEED Goals: The scope of this project includes designing and constructing a facility, including site development, which will achieve LEED Certification-Silver following the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEEDv3 for New Construction (LEED-NCv3) Rating System.

Exterior Design of New Fleet Services/Fire Maintenance/Radio Shop Facility

Aerial Rendering:
Fleet Fire Radio Shop Aerial Rendering

Front Entry Rendering:

Fleet Fire Radio Front Entry Rendering

In the News

May 20, 2022 City of Madison - Fleet Service Blog
C.D. Smith Construction Madison Fleet Station Drone Footage of Complete Project

March 01, 2022 Government-Fleet
What Makes a Fleet Shop Sustainable

June 21, 2021 Wisconsin State Journal
Watch now: Madison to debut $33M state-of-the-art garage with focus on sustainability

May 26, 2021 City of Madison - Fleet Service Blog
Nakoosa Trail City Fleet Building: Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Dec. 8, 2020 Madison Everyday Engineering Podcast
May 30, 2019 WKOW.com
Madison breaks ground on new fleet services building

May 30, 2019 Channel 3000.com
September 07, 2018 Government Fleet

Project History

April 16, 2019 File #55133
Awarding Public Works Contract No. 7528, Nakoosa Trail Fleet/Fire/Radio Shop Facility