If you’re driving to WisCon or plan to be traveling around the city by car, bicycle, or bus, please be aware: The city of Madison has some major road and utility construction projects that will be active with moderate to substantial impacts on all modes of transportation (pedestrian, bicycle, public transit, and motorized) in the area. There are also private construction projects and construction at the University of Wisconsin that disrupt sidewalks, bike lanes, and vehicle lanes.
Some notable impacted areas:
- Near west side, lane reductions on University Ave past the hospital https://cityofmadison.com/news/street-reconstruction-university-avenue
- East of the capitol, street closures https://www.cityofmadison.com/engineering/projects/blair-street-south
- The totally demolished lot at W Gorham and N Broom
- UW lane closures on University Ave westbound before N Charter