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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Speed & Seatbelt Enforcement - E Washington Ave

August 24, 2021 12:56 PM

Yesterday, 8/23/21, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement project on E Washington Ave near Bresse Stevens Field.  Officers focused on speeding and other hazardous traffic violations.

During the project officers conducted a total of 26 stops.  All stops were for vehicles traveling at least 15 MPH over the posted speed limit (25 MPH). The highest speed stopped was for 49 MPH.

Please slow down - this area is heavily used by pedestrians and bicyclists.

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.  Areas selected for targeted enforcement are based off of traffic crash data and Vision Zero Madison's High Injury Zone.

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