Cottage Grove Road (Monona Dr to Dempsey Rd)

Last Updated: 08/17/2017

Cottage Grove Road & Dempsey Road Street Assessment District – 2016
Cottage Grove Rd & Dempsey Rd
Project is complete.

Cottage Grove Road – Monona Drive to Claire Street
Dempsey Road – ~200 ft south of Cottage Grove Road to Anchor Drive
Tentative Schedule
Construction beginning 4/18/16 to 10/31/16
Street: Scope of Work Cottage Grove: New pavement, curb & drive aprons.  Add medians/islands, improve cross walks and add turn lanes.  Add parking lane north side between Royster Oaks and Dempsey.
Scope of Work Dempsey: New pavement, curb & drive aprons (North of railroad tracks, only limited curb and driveway replacement and curb on both sides south of Cottage Grove. 
Bike Improvements: Cottage Grove: Add bike lanes in both directions.  Dempsey:  Add marked bike lanes in street south of Capital City Trail, and add off-street bike path in the west terrace between Capital City Trail and Cottage Grove Road.  Add signalized diagonal bike crossing across Cottage Grove/Dempsey intersection.
Sanitary Sewer: Replace existing mains, and replace laterals from the main to the property line.  Some of the existing sanitary sewer main on Dempsey south of railroad tracks will not be replaced.
Water Main: Replace the existing water mains, and reconnect services to the new main.  Water replace continues to the east past project limits, to approx. 175’ east of Claire Street.  Existing water main will not be replaced on Cottage Grove between Johns and Dempsey.
Storm Sewer: Replace and extend storm sewer.
Street Lights: Update street lighting w/ area lights.
Traffic impacts:  Dempsey will be closed to through traffic (open to local traffic only) within the project limits.  On Cottage Grove, two lanes (one lane in each direction) will be maintained throughout construction.  Traffic will first be switched onto the southern part of the street, and then when construction of the northern lanes of the street is complete, traffic will be switched into the northern lanes.  Buses will be detoured during construction.

Cottage Grove Rd Plan
Dempsey Rd Plan
WISDOT Project

Public Information Meetings
A public information meeting was held on November 19, 2015.  The presentation can be found here:  presentation

A meeting geared toward business owners located along the project will be held on Wednesday, April 13 at 10:30 am at Pinney Library - 204 Cottage Grove Rd

Ongoing Construction Meetings
Meetings during construction for businesses to discuss issues and learn more about the project have been set up on these dates at 2PM at Pinney Library.  4/26, 5/10, 5/24, 6/7, 6/21, 7/5 7/19, 8/2, 8/16 & 8/30.