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Intersection at Park, Langdon streets to be closed

Intersection at Park, Langdon streets to be closed

The intersection of Park and Langdon Streets will be closed to all traffic starting Thursday, according to a release.

Crews will close the intersection from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Saturday for pavement operations, officials said. Langdon Street will reopen to eastbound traffic at 3 p.m. each day during the project.

The existing pedestrian walkway on the northeast corner of the intersection will be maintained during the project, according to the release.

During the closure, access to the parking lot below Helen C. White will be open from the west via Observatory Drive, officials said. The handicapped routed to Memorial Union will be accessible through Library Mall.

To access Memorial Union by vehicle, drivers will need to drive along Langdon Street up to Lot 1 next to the Red Gym, according to the release.

North Frances Street to be closed Thursday, Friday

North Frances Street to be closed Thursday, Friday

The 300 block of North Frances Street between West Johnson Street and University Avenue will be closed Thursday morning through Friday afternoon, according to a release.

Crews will close the road starting at 7 a.m. Thursday to set up equipment to assemble a tower crane, officials said.

Access on Frances Street to the Fluno Center parking ramp from the north and to the University of Wisconsin-Madison parking ramp 43 from the south will remain open, according to the release. Pedestrian traffic will be open on the west side of the street.

Madison Metro bus routes will not be affected by the closure, officials said. Motorists and bicyclists are encouraged to use a different route to avoid delays.

B-cycle opens new location at Hilldale

B-cycle opens new location at Hilldale

B-cycle, a bike sharing program, has opened a new location in a retail shopping center on Madison’s near west side.

The new location inside Hilldale Mall is the first B-cycle location in a shopping center.

Madison has 34 B-cycle stations and 350 bikes people can rent, use and return. The majority of the stations are located downtown.

Block of Mifflin Street to be closed starting Monday

Block of Mifflin Street to be closed starting Monday

The 300 block of West Mifflin Street will be closed starting Monday between North Broom and North Henry streets, according to a release.

Butters-Fetting Company and a subcontractor will be setting up a crane, which will close the road to through traffic until Wednesday, officials said.

Vehicle access to the Kastenmeier U.S. Courthouse surface parking lot, the Overture Center parking ramp, the AT&T Building parking garage and the Metropolitan Place parking garage will be maintained at all times during the closure, according to the release. Drivers should access those lots from the intersection of North Broom and West Mifflin streets.

Pedestrian access on the north side of West Mifflin Street will be maintained at all times, according to the release.

Officials encourage motorists to use alternate routes to avoid delays.

500, 600 blocks of State Street will be closed Sunday

500, 600 blocks of State Street will be closed Sunday

The 500 and 600 blocks of State Street will be closed Sunday morning for a mobile crane to be set up, according to a release.

The mobile crane is being set up to help with building maintenance on State Street, officials said.

State Street will be closed from North Lake Street to West Gilman Street from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m., according to the release.

Pedestrians will have access to all businesses during the street closure, officials said. Madison Metro bus routes will be detoured.

Officials encourage bicyclists to use different routes to avoid delay during the closure.

Ironman route may cause traffic delays, officials say

Ironman route may cause traffic delays, officials say

Drivers in the Madison area should expect some delays Sunday starting around 7 a.m. when the Ironman Triathlon gets underway, officials said.

Some residents in western Dane County will be affected by the bike portion of the triathlon, according to the release. Those residents should plan to use alternative routes and allow extra travel time.

Officials will be out directing traffic at major intersections along the course throughout the day.

The Ironman triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike race and 26.2-mile marathon, according to the release. The course can be viewed online.

Railroad repair work to partially close intersection

Railroad repair work to partially close intersection

The railroad crossing at John Nolen Drive and Blair Street will be limited to one lane in each direction Friday for emergency repairs, according to a release.

The closure will start at 9 a.m. and go until 3:30 p.m., officials said. The intersection will be opened to one lane of traffic in each direction during the repair work.

Officials encourage drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists to use different routes to avoid delays.