Last Updated: 06/02/2023

Project Update

6/2/2023 Update:

The design of the utilities and street is complete. The City is working with the DNR to determine wetland impacts and permitting before the project is placed for bid advertisement. 

Project Overview

The City is planning to reconstruction Ohmeda Drive off Femrite Drive on the east side of Madison in 2023 and 2024. The City plans to install sanitary sewer, water main, storm sewer, culverts, stormwater facilities, asphalt, curb and gutter, sidewalk, driveway aprons, street lighting, pavement marking, and signing along Ohmeda Drive. The City is also planning to install sidewalk and driveway along the north side of Femrite Drive between Interstate 39 and 90 and Ohmeda Drive to accommodate the redevelopment currently in construction. Ohmeda Drive construction is anticipated to begin in fall of 2023 and be completed by summer of 2024.

Exhibit for proposed layout of Ohmeda Drive
Fact and details sheet
Proposed Assessments

Project Limits

Ohmeda Drive – Femrite Drive to 1,800 feet north, ending at a new cul-de-sac

Project Schedule

Design: Fall 2022/Winter/Spring 2023
Bids Advertised: Summer 2023
Construction Phase: Fall 2023/Spring 2024

Public Involvement

The City is meeting with each property owner along the project to discuss the project scope and answer questions. 

Public Information Meetings

No Meeting was held, individual property owners were contacted about the project to discuss impacts.

City Process, Public Hearings

Board of Public Works: November 2, 2022
Common Council: November 22, 2022


Board of Public Works Notice Mailing (includes proposed assessments and fact sheet)
Common Council:  Public Hearing Notice
Board of Public Works:  Notice of public hearing on revised assessments  (Feb. 8, 2023)
Adopted Resolution Notice: Cover Letter, Finance Letter, Resolution, Assessments (April 7, 2023)