Pleasant View Road
November 9, 2023 Update
Pleasant View Road remains closed between Greenway Boulevard and Quarry Road until late-December. Access will be maintained to the Pleasant View Road Golf Course via Pleasant View Road traveling from the south. A detour is posted utilizing USH 14, Beltline and Old Sauk Road. 2-way traffic access on Pleasant View Road will be maintained between Old Sauk Road and Greenway Boulevard for local traffic and residents.
The Timber Wolf Lane entrance at Pleasant View Road is open.
Traffic on Pleasant View Road is open on the 4-lane portion of the street from Timber Wolf Trail to Blackhawk Road. Traffic is on the east side 2-lane portion from Blackhawk Road to the Golf Course. This traffic pattern will remain in place until late-late December 2024.
Blackhawk Road (east and west of Pleasant View Road) is open for 2-way traffic. The contractor will finish the Pleasant View Road and Blackhawk Road intersection in the spring of 2024.
Greenway Boulevard at Pleasant View Road is open. The contractor will finish the Pleasant View Road and Greenway Boulevard intersection in the spring of 2024.
The contractor is working on the temporary asphalt removal, storm sewer, street lighting installation, grading, concrete work, and retaining walls along the west side of the street from Blackhawk Road to the Quarry Road. The work is anticipated to be complete by the spring of 2024.
The City of Middleton's path that connects to Pleasant View Road is closed until the contractor completes the new path bridge over the street which is anticipated in spring of 2024.
The Pleasant View Road and Quarry Road intersection is finishing up with asphalt placement, pavement marking, and permanent signing. The work is anticipated to be complete by the end of November.
Pleasant View Road is open at Quarry Road from US 14.
The work at the US 14 and Pleasant View Road intersection will finish up with Traffic Signal modifications, concrete work, pavement marking, permanent signing, restoration (topsoil & seed), and railroad work. The work is anticipated to be complete by the end of December.
Sanitary sewer and water main work throughout the project are complete.
Rock blasting is complete north of the golf course entrance.
Swallowtail pond earthwork is complete.
Madison Gas & Electric continues to perform gas main work between Blackhawk Road and Quarry Road through December.
WisDOT is the project lead for construction. Please send us your comments and questions and we will work with the WisDOT construction inspector to provide answers. Jim Grender from CGC, Inc. has been hired by WisDOT as the construction engineer and his contact information shall you need it is 608-712-0533 or firstname.lastname@example.orgView past project updates »
Pleasant View Road will be reconstructed from Mineral Point Road to US 14 as part of a joint project with the City of Middleton. The proposed project will include reconstruction of the existing roadway as an urban four-lane arterial with new pavement and gravel as well as the addition of curb and gutter, a raised median, new multi-use path/sidewalk in selected areas, storm sewer, sanitary sewer and water main. Other improvements include new retaining walls, street lighting, pavement marking, signing, and storm water detention ponds.
You can now view the Overall Project Exhibit.
As a result of the October 13, 2021 Public Information Meeting for Swallowtail Pond, the southern path was revised. The revised exhibit is found below.
Phase 1 – Timber Wolf Trail to US Highway 14
Phase 2 – Mineral Point Road to Timber Wolf Trail
Construction Phase 1: Fall 2022, spring/summer/fall 2023, spring/early summer 2024
Construction Phase 2: Earliest 2026 (No funding available at this time)
30% Design - Fall 2018
The 30% design for the project is complete. As part of the 30% design, roundabouts were selected by the City of Madison and Middleton at the Elderberry, Blackhawk, Greenway and Quarry intersections with Pleasant View Road. The Old Sauk Road and US 14 intersections with Mineral Point Road will remain signalized intersections. An exhibit showing the proposed street layout can be found here: Pleasant View Plans
60% Design - 2019
The 60% design for Phase 1 of the project is complete. The 60% design for Phase 2 is complete.
75% Design - 2020
The 75% design for Phase 1 of the project is complete. Phase 2 will remain at 60% design until funding becomes available.
90% Design - 2021
The 90% design for Phase 1 of the is complete.
There are a number of points of contact during this project where the public is encouraged to give feedback as part of public information meetings and public hearings. Dates and times are indicated below:
Public Information Meetings
WisDOT, City of Madison, City of Middleton, and the Contractor held a public information meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 in the Middleton Public Library located at 7425 Hubbard Avenue, Middleton. The open house format meeting discussed the upcoming improvements, construction schedule, and expected street closures/detours in 2023.
June 28, 2018 Public Information Meeting Handout
June 28, 2018 Public Information Meeting Exhibits
June 28, 2018 Public Information Meeting Roundabout Alternative Exhibit
June 28, 2018 Public Information Meeting Signal Alternative Exhibit
Public Informational Mailer
The project team mailed out a public postcard to inform property owners and residents along and near Pleasant View Road of the proposed roadway design Oct. 27, 2020.
Oct. 27 Proposed Roadway Design Postcard
Overall Project Exhibit
City Meetings, Process
Transportation Commission: Project introduced Oct. 24, 2018
Transportation Commission: Project approved Nov. 28, 2018
Board of Public Works: Approved Dec, 12, 2018
Common Council: Approved Jan. 8, 2019
Board of Public Works Hearing to Approve Plans, Specifications and Assessments: Sept. 22, 2021
Common Council Public Hearing to Approve Plans, Specifications and Assessments: Oct. 5, 2021