Businesses are allowed to place temporary signs in the right-of-way to direct patrons to their businesses. There is an Application for Permit to Install Temporary Business Sign(s) on Highway Right-of-Way During Improvement Project that needs to be completed for the temporary signs. Copies of the permit application are available on the City’s website, at City Hall, and at the Department of Public Works.
During an information meeting held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) stated that they will likely close the Otter Creek Bridge the week of September 2nd when the construction is scheduled to begin. This will not allow traffic from the north to use the former STH 26, now named Milton Road. The Otter Creek Bridge should be reopened by the first week of November.
Within the City limits, they are planning to repair the concrete on Janesville Street, the former STH 26, north of Hudson Street first. The section between Hudson Street and Madison Avenue will be repaired around the middle or end of September.
The blacktop pavement work on High Street, the former STH 59, is schedule for the later part of September.