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Verona Road (US 18/151) reconstruction to start February 24

February 5, 2014

Traffic impacts to start week of March 10. Alternate routes strongly recommended.

Construction on Verona Road (US 18/151), from the Beltline to Raymond Road, is scheduled to start on Monday, February 24. Initial construction work will install temporary traffic signals at the Beltline and Verona Road interchange.

Starting the week of March 10, all traffic will be shifted to the southbound lanes of Verona Road between the Beltline and Raymond Road. Two lanes will remain open to traffic in each direction. Access to area businesses and neighborhoods will remain open for motorists with destinations in the work zone. The public should continue to patronize area businesses in the work zone.

Commuters and through travelers are urged to plan ahead and use alternate routes to avoid expected delays.

The $28.2 million construction work in 2014 will reconstruct Verona Road between the Beltline and Raymond Road, including the frontage roads. Daytime and nighttime work to occur in the area. All traffic is scheduled to switch to the northbound lanes of Verona Road in July 2014. Construction is expected to be completed in November 2014.

Stay informed and involved, and sign up for weekly construction updates via email on the Verona Road Project website. You can also follow the project on Facebook.

For more information, contact:
Steven Theisen, WisDOT project communications manager
(608) 884-1230, steven.theisen@dot.wi.gov

 

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