Verona Road update

Construction crews began work again on the Verona Road project late last month. Traffic is expected to shift to the east side of the road later this spring as crews work on the west side, including the interchange ramps between Williamsburg Way and County Hwy. PD.

Earlier this week, Verona Road (US 18/151) was closed for nearly 10 hours after a contractor vehicle hit the span wires for the temporary traffic signals at the Raymond Road intersection. On behalf of the Verona Road Project team, we appreciate the public's patience during the closure. We also recognize the quick response and coordination from WisDOT electricians and contractors to make the repairs, as well as local law enforcement to help manage the traffic flow.

As crews start to wrap up operations for the 2018 construction season, daytime and nighttime lane closures are anticipated on Verona Road between Raymond Road and County PD/McKee Road in Fitchburg. Please be alert, don't tailgate and put down the distractions when driving!!

Read the below update about construction work related to the Verona Road Project. You can also forward this email to family, friends and co-workers and encourage them to sign up for Verona Road Project email updates!

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Weekly Construction Update: December 3-8

All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.

Two lanes remain open to traffic on Verona Road and County PD/McKee Road (in each direction) during daytime hours and weekends.

Access remains open to area businesses and neighborhoods in the project area. Please continue to patronize the area businesses!

View the Verona Road construction staging plans for fall 2018. Note: you will need to zoom in to see details.

Verona Road, from Fitchrona Road underpass (south of County PD) north to Raymond Road

  • Updated: Daily lane closures scheduled on Verona Road within these limits.
    • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday (Dec. 5-7) –​ Verona Road southbound
    • 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 8) –​ Verona Road northbound
    • Crews to remove and replace pavement markings on northbound and southbound lanes for the winter months.
    • Plan ahead and allow extra time to reach your destination.
  • Updated: Nightly lane closures scheduled on Verona Road within these limits.
    • 6 p.m. – 5 a.m. Tuesday (Dec. 4) – Verona Road southbound
    • 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 5) –​ Verona Road northbound
    • 6 p.m. – 5 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 6) and Friday (Dec. 7) – Verona Road southbound
    • Crews to remove and replace pavement markings on northbound and southbound lanes for the winter months.
  • Updated: TRAFFIC UPDATE: Northbound Verona Road traffic will shift late next week (Dec. 5-7), between Williamsburg Way and just north of Raymond Road. 
    • Northbound traffic will be switched over to the new concrete lanes constructed this fall.
  • Updated: Read the construction activities along Verona Road.

County PD (McKee Road), between Fitchrona Road and Spoke Drive

  • Updated: Daytime lane closures anticipated on County PD/McKee Road eastbound and westbound within these limits.
    • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 6)
    • Plan ahead and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Plan Ahead: Three week look-ahead for December 10-14

For more information, contact:

Steven Theisen

Verona Road Project Communications Manager

(608) 884-1230 | steven.theisen@dot.wi.gov

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