On Monday (7/26/21) afternoon Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on Stoughton Rd near Milwaukee St. The project fucused on speeding and other hazardous driving.
From 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. officers conducted a total of 28 traffic stops. All of the traffic stops were for speeding at least 15 MPH over the posted speed limit (55 MPH). The highest speed recorded for the project was 80 MPH. One vehicle fled from an attempted stop.
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.