Street Closures--UW Chemistry Building Project

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:48am

Below is an update on the work and associated traffic lane and street closures around the University of Wisconsin Chemistry Building Project.

  • Monday, December 3
    • Off-peak lane closures on University Avenue at Mills Street for underground utility locates (9am-3pm)
    • N Charter Street closed to both directions of traffic between University Avenue and Johnson Street; east sidewalk closed
    • N Mills Street closed to both directions of traffic between University Avenue and Johnson Street (local traffic to Conklin Place from University Avenue to N Mills Street); west sidewalk closed
  • Tuesday, December 4
    • Off-peak lane closures on University Avenue at Mills Street in order to reconfigure traffic lane markings (9am-3pm)
    • Westbound University Avenue Metro bus stop at N Mills Street removed until project completion in 2021
  • Wednesday, December 5
    • Off-peak lane closures on University Ave at Mills Street in order to reconfigure traffic lane markings (9am-3pm). Lane configuration will be (south to north) construction delivery lane in existing contra-flow bike lane, protected pedestrian and bike lane in existing leftmost traffic lane, three thru traffic lanes and one, combined bus/bike lane next to north curb
    • A single southbound traffic lane returns to N Mills Street between University Avenue and Johnson Street
    • Southbound Metro bus service returns to N Mills Street
  • Thursday, 12/6; Friday, 12/7; Monday, 12/10; and Tuesday, 12/11
    • Off-peak lane closures on University Avenue at Mills Street for underground utility locates (9am-3pm)
  • Late December to Early January 2019
    • A single southbound traffic lane returns to N Charter Street between University Avenue and Johnson Street
    • Crosswalk on west leg of Charter/University Avenue intersection reopens
    • Metro bus services returns to southbound Charter Street
    • Northbound Charter Street and crosswalk on east side of Charter Street remain closed
  • Early to mid-January 2019
    • N Mills Street reopens to two-way traffic between University Avenue and Johnson Street; west sidewalk remains closed
    • Northbound Metro bus service returns to N Mills Street
  • Spring 2019
    • N Charter Street repaved between University Avenue and Johnson Street and fully reopened.
  • Late 2020 to Early 2021
    • Possible multi-day, and peak-hour traffic impacts to University Avenue at N Mills Street to remove tower crane
  • 2021
    • UW Chemistry tower addition complete—traffic lane configuration on University Avenue returns to normal

More information about the building project can be found here:  https://badgerchemistnews.chem.wisc.edu/buildingproject/
Metro Transit detours can be found here:  http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/detours/
Additional news releases will be sent when dates that are more specific are known.  
If you have any questions, please direct them to the listed contact persons.

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