Dayton Street, West

Last Updated: 07/12/2019

Construction Update

Starting at 7:00 am on Monday, July 1, Terra Engineering will close westbound West Dayton Street between South Park Street and East Campus Mall. This closure will last approximately six weeks.

Contractor is building new structures for UW facilities.

Dayton St (Park St - Charter St) is closed to through traffic.

Project Description

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

A press release regarding the project can be found here:

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 October.

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.