Pleasant View Road

Last Updated: 10/27/2020

Latest Update 

10/27/2020 Update:

Postcards were mailed to property owners and residents located along and near Pleasant View Road from Mineral Point Road north to US 14 (University Avenue) Oct. 27, 2020. The postcard provides an update and summary of the proposed roadway design.

Oct. 27 Proposed Roadway Design Postcard

You can also now view the Overall Project Exhibit.

Project Overview

Pleasant View Road will be reconstructed from Mineral Point Road to US 14 as part of a joint project with the City of Middleton. The proposed project will include reconstruction of the existing roadway as an urban four-lane arterial with new pavement and gravel as well as the addition of curb and gutter, a raised median, new multi-use path/sidewalk in selected areas, storm sewer, sanitary sewer and water main. Other improvements include new retaining walls, street lighting, pavement marking, signing, and storm water detention ponds.

Project Limits

Phase 1 – Timber Wolf Trail to US Highway 14

Phase 2 – Mineral Point Road to Timber Wolf Trail

Project Schedule

Design: 2017-2022
City committee review: October 2018-January 2019 

Construction Phase 1: Fall 2022 & spring/summer/fall 2023

Construction Phase 2: Earliest 2026

30% Design - Fall 2018

The 30% design for the project is complete. As part of the 30% design, roundabouts were selected by the City of Madison and Middleton at the Elderberry, Blackhawk, Greenway and Quarry intersections with Pleasant View Road. The Old Sauk Road and US 14 intersections with Mineral Point Road will remain signalized intersections. An exhibit showing the proposed street layout can be found here: Pleasant View Plans

60% Design - 2019

The 60% design for Phase 1 of the project is complete. The 60% design for Phase 2 is complete.

90% Design
The 90% design for Phase 1 is underway and will continue in 2020 and 2021. During the 90% design phase, the traffic control and detour routes are determined, storm sewer pipe sizing, stormwater facilities, retaining walls, and the pedestrian bridge are all designed.

Phase 1 construction plans will be complete by February 1, 2022

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 and times are indicated below:

Public Information Meetings

A public information meeting was held June 28, 2018 at Middleton City Hall, 7426 Hubbard Avenue, Middleton, WI.
June 28, 2018 Public Information Meeting Handout
June 28, 2018 Public Information Meeting Exhibits
June 28, 2018 Public Information Meeting Roundabout Alternative Exhibit
June 28, 2018 Public Information Meeting Signal Alternative Exhibit

Public Informational Mailer

The project team mailed out a public postcard to inform property owners and residents along and near Pleasant View Road of the proposed roadway design Oct. 27, 2020.
Oct. 27 Proposed Roadway Design Postcard
Overall Project Exhibit
The real estate process will begin in 2022 for portions of the project that require real estate transactions with adjacent property owners.

City Meetings, Process 

Transportation Commission: Project introduced Oct. 24, 2018
Transportation Commission: Project approved Nov. 28, 2018
Board of Public Works: Approved Dec, 12, 2018
Common Council: Approved Jan. 8, 2019