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Beginning Monday, August 10, Speedway Sand and Gravel will close East Gorham Street to one lane between North Livingston Street and North Butler Street to install new sanitary sewer.  Two traffic lanes will be opened for the morning rush hour (7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.) each day until Monday, August 24.  Starting Monday, August 24, traffic will be reduced to one lane at all times, including peak hours.  The project is expected to be completed in late October.

The block of North Franklin Street between Gorham Street and Johnson Street will be closed starting Monday, August 17.  This closure will remain for the duration of the project.  Additional side street closures will occur when active work is taking place within their intersections of East Gorham Street.

Bicyclists will be detoured from the East Gorham Street bike lane to East Mifflin Street.

Sidewalk will remain open at all times on at least one side of East Gorham Street.

Metro Transit buses will continue to use East Gorham Street during the project.

On-street parking on East Gorham Street, within the project limits, will be removed for the duration of the project.  Current City of Madison parking restrictions for street sweeping and short-term parking (1-hour and 2-hour time limits) are not being enforced as part of the parking restriction suspensions for COVID-19

Project details can be found on the project webpage:

Please direct any questions to the contact persons listed.


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