Current Projects

​LED Upgrades Project - Monona Public Library and Community Center

The Library and Community Center will be getting all new LED fixtures in the Fall of 2019.  This includes new occupancy sensors, dimming switches, some relocation of lighting.  Current fixtures are almost entirely made up of fluorescent lighting along with some metal halide and incandescents. 

Project Bid Tab Summary:

McKenna Road Reconstruction

 - 2020

McKenna Road, from West Dean Avenue to Greenway Road, will be reconstructed in 2020.  Plans include the addition of curb and gutter and sidewalks.  The reconstructed street section and new curb and gutter are subject to special assessment. The preliminary assessment report, which includes design plans and preliminary costs for each assessable parcel can be viewed here. A public hearing will be held on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Monona Community Center (Main Hall). All those interested in speaking in favor of or against the proposed project and/or the levying of special assessments may speak or register at this hearing.

Atwood Ave. Road Reconstruction Planning and Design - 2022-2025

This project has a tentative construction start date for 2020-2021.  Project design has been approved by Monona City Council and Public Works Committee's.  The project is awaiting final decision on whether it will receive federal funding.
Visit the City of Madison project page for more information.

Riverfront Redevelopment Street and Park Construction - 2019

Metropolitan Ln. is being reconstructed to better serve the new Riverfront Redevelopment properties and is being renamed Inland Way.  Inland Way, formerly Metropolitan Ln. now connects Bridge Road to Broadway Avenue.  Another additional street named Yahara Lane helps with overflow public parking in the new development, which includes 49 typical parking stalls and 4 handicapped accessible stalls.  The project will include installation of permeable pavement to assist in capturing runoff from major storm events and treatment of stormwater.  The permeable pavement and pavers will be installed upon completion of the final phase of the development.  A new park, Grand Crossing Park, is also being constructed in the redevelopment that will include a skating rink, a stage area, seats and tables, a fireplace, and river access via river steps and public pier.  This project is slated for completion in early October and the park will have its grand opening on Sunday, October 6th.  

For Plan Drawings, Click Here

Bridge Road Reconstruction - 2019

Bridge Rd. from the intersection at Winnequah Rd. to W. Broadway is being designed to be reconstructed starting July 8th of 2019.  This project includes upsizing stormwater pipes to control a 100 year storm event as well as updating water main and sanitary sewer.  Addition of new sidewalks along the South side of Bridge Road as well as addition of new bike lanes from that will link to the bike lanes along Winnequah and Bridge Rd to the north and east and will create a connection to the bike lanes along W. Broadway Ave.  MGE is also replacing old 12" high pressure gas main as well as undergrounding electric utilities.  

Construction Update, 10/29/19:
  • ONLY SOUTHBOUND vehicle traffic is allowed over Black Bridge on Bridge Road which will continue to turn drivers onto the newly constructed Inland Way (formerly Metropolitan Ln).  
  • Access along Bridge Road from Broadway remains for local traffic only.
  • Access to Lake Point Road from Bridge Road currently closed.  Cranberry Creek still accessible off Bridge Rd.
  • Access remains open for residents of the Landing and Riverwood Apartments from Inland Way.  Bridge Rd. access currently closed.  
  • The bridge is accessible for pedestrians and bikers along the north side sidewalk.  Bikes and pedestrians can travel in both directions over the bridge.
Construction Progress:  
  • Homburg crews are working on curb and gutter, setting road base, installing final sections of watermain at the intersection of Winnequah Rd. and Bridge Rd., and installing conduit for street lights. 
Upcoming Work:
  • Paving
  • Street light bases
  • Sidewalks
Plan drawings, Click Here
City of Madison has assessments for this project for nearby City of Madison property owners, see here.

Winnequah Road Pirate Island Bridge Replacement - 2020

The City of Monona has plans to replace the Winnequah Road bridge to Pirate Island in 2020.  The current bridge was constructed in 1960, and has a sufficiency rating of 8.6 out of 100.  Reconstruction plans call for the complete replacement of the bridge.  One lane will be open to residents during the construction.  During construction, the water main currently hanging from the bridge will be placed under ground, just to the west of the bridge.  Bridge design is being completed by MSA, led by Gregg Borucki.

A public information meeting was held on Thursday, August 22nd at the Monona Public Library.  The presentation shared at that meeting is linked below.

View a presentation on reconstruction plans

North Winnequah Park Lagoon Dredging and PCB Removal - 2019

The City will be dredging the northern lagoon in Winnequah Park to remove PCB laden sediments and to improve water quality.  The project includes rehabilitating the shorelines as well as cleaning up the drainage ditch along the northernmost reach of the lagoon.  It will also address cleaning up around two stormwater outfalls that feed into the lagoon and will provide new fish habitat and accesses for fishing.

Upcoming Work (as of 10/29/2019):

  • Waiting on dredged material to dry prior to hauling to landfill.
  • Restoration beginning this week and landscaping to start first week of November.
For Plan Drawings, Click Here

​Road Resurfacing and Maintenance - 2019

Monona Public Works is performing routine yearly maintenance on several residential streets. In 2019 Monona will make micro-surfacing repairs on Cardinal Crescent, Joyce Road, Maywood Road, Navajo Trail, Souix Trail, Schluter Road, Queens Way, Southern Circle, Sethne Court, Schofield Street, and Shore Acres Road.  This work will begin in May of 2019.  Local traffic only will be allowed on these streets immediately after application of the micro-surfacing material.
Project Maps  

Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Plan - 2019

Monona City Council has accepted the plan and the information is posted on the City's Public Works page along with all supporting data and reports.

US DOT Projects In Monona - 2019-2020

Beltline Hard Shoulder Project

WisDOT Project Page

​Beltline South Towne Overpass, On/Off Ramp Improvements
WisDOT Project Page