Dayton Street, West
Last Updated: 04/14/2020
Contractor plans to resume work on Dayton St (Park - Mills) on April 20
Contractor is continuing work on new UW underground facilities.
Dayton St (Park St - MIlls St) will be closed to through traffic April 20 - End of May
The UW has a utility project on West Dayton Street from N. Charter Street to N. Park Street. Information regarding their project can be found at https://transportation.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2018/03/Campus-Closures-Detours-Map.pdf
A press release regarding the project can be found here: https://transportation.wisc.edu/2019/06/07/northbound-access-closed-through-mills-street-at-dayton-street-intersection/
Included in the project is a full reconstruction of West Dayton Street, which includes storm sewer, underground MG&E utilities, water main, asphalt pavement replacement and spot curb and gutter and sidewalk replacement.
The West Dayton Street closure is expected to last through December, with terrace work to follow up in the spring.
Due to the location of the steam tunnel, the sidewalk on the north side of West Dayton Street will be closed for the duration of the project. The sidewalk on the south side of West Dayton Street will remain open for the duration of the project.
Bikes will be detoured to the Southwest Commuter Path.
Metro Transit Route 80 buses will be detoured to use West Dayton Street to North Charter Street to West Johnson Street to North Lake Street.