DOT: Additional Beltline construction starts next week
Nightly lane closures scheduled between Whitney Way, Seminole Highway
MADISON, Wis. — Construction scheduled to start next week will affect Beltline traffic between Whitney Way and Seminole Highway, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation release.
The initial work, which is part of the Verona Road Project, will include temporary widening, pavement work, storm sewer work and other traffic control projects in preparation for Beltline reconstruction next spring, officials said.
Starting Sept. 8, nightly lane closures are scheduled on the Beltline between Whitney Way and Seminole Highway, according to the release. Nighttime ramp closures are also expected at Verona Road and Whitney Way.
During the project two lanes will remain open to traffic in each direction on the Beltline, but officials still expect to see delays in the area.
Access to area businesses and neighborhoods will remain open during the project, according to the release.
The $55 million project will reconstruct and expand the Beltline to three lanes in each direction between Whitney Way and Seminole Highway, including the Beltline/Verona Road interchange, officials said.
Construction is expected to be completed in November 2016.