On Saturday, 7/24/21, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on E Washington Ave in the general area of 1st St to 4th St. During the project officers focused on speeding and other hazardous driving behaviors.
During the project officers conducted 9 traffic stops - 8 for speeding and 1 for texting while driving. For the 8 speeding violations the high speed noted was for traveling 52 MPH in the 30 MPH zone. Officers did make one arrest for open intoxicants.
Slow down, buckle up, and drive sober.
These additional enforcement efforts are made possible through traffic overtime grants provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, and conducted in partnership with the Dane County Sheriff's Office.