Last Updated: 08/25/2023

Project Update

8/25/2023 Update:
The project was presented at the 8/23/2023 Board of Public Works meeting. The Board approved the plans, specifications, and assessments.

Project Overview

The City plans to reconstruct Hawthorne Court between University Avenue and State Street. The proposed project includes replacement of underground utilities (storm sewer and sanitary sewer) as well as replacement/installation of street infrastructure such as roadway base, concrete pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalk, driveway aprons, and lighting.

Proposed Assessments

Project Limits

University Avenue to State Street

Project Schedule

Design: Summer/Fall 2023

Construction: Spring/Summer 2026

Public Involvement

There are a number of points of contact during this project where the public is encouraged to give feedback as part of public information meetings and public hearings. Dates, times and locations are indicated below:

Public Information Meetings

July 18, 2023 Public Information Meeting PowerPoint Presentation
July 18, 2023 Public Information Meeting Recording

If you need an interpreter, translator, materials in alternate formats or other accommodations to access this service, activity or program, please call Emma Almy of the Engineering Division at 608-261-5537.

Si necesita un intérprete, un traductor, materiales en formatos alternativos u otros arreglos para acceder a este servicio, actividad o programa, comuníquese inmediatamente al número de teléfono que figura a continuación.

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City Process, Meetings

Transportation Commission: July 26, 2023

Board of Public Works: Aug. 23, 2023
Common Council: Sept. 5, 2023

Additional Resources

The City of Madison is pursuing a new development opportunity for the State Street Campus Garage that will be a mixed-use project containing an intercity bus terminal, public parking structure, ground floor retail, and student housing. This multi-agency project includes Engineering, Parking Utility, and the Economic Development Division of DPCED.

For more information, please visit:

On Engineering’s website: State Street Campus Garage Mixed-Use Project

On Parking Utility’s website: State Street Campus Garage Mixed Use Project

On DPCED Economic Development Division’s website: State Street Campus Garage Mixed-Use Project

View the City's Bus Rapid Transit Website (BRT). 


Board of Public Works Hearing Notice