Category Archives: Monroe Street construction projects

Monroe Street Reconstruction: Preliminary Corridor Design Workshop Tomorrow Night

The promised resurfacing and reconstruction of Monroe Street has been rumored for several years.  Now it seems that the project may begin in 2018 because in January of 2017 the Madison City Council approved the project and a preliminary design. … Continue reading

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Monroe Street Reconstruction Listening Session Rescheduled for April 10, 2014

An Urban Restoration Opportunity February 7, 2014 Madison, WI–It seems the long-rumored Monroe Street reconstruction project is now tentatively scheduled to begin in 2015 (from Leonard to Odana Rd) and continuing in 2016 (from Regent St. to Leonard).  Beyond the … Continue reading

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Monroe Street Reconstruction Listening Session Planned

January 5, 2014 Madison, WI–It seems the long-rumored Monroe Street reconstruction project is now tentatively scheduled to begin in 2015 (from Leonard to Odana Rd) and continuing in 2016 (from Regent St. to Leonard).  Beyond the traditional reconstruction elements of … Continue reading

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Start of Controversial Monroe St. Project Validates Neighborhood Concerns About Storm Water Runoff

From the moment this project was first proposed in the Spring of 2013, neighbors and the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association (DMNA) were concerned that sediment and phosphorous-laden storm water would drain off of the site above and run into the nearby … Continue reading

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Rainy Morning Scenes Around the Watershed

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Lake Wingra Springs Threatened by Two Construction Projects

Madison, Dec. 9, 2011—You may have seen the current office building/apartment constructions at Parman Place, and a new apartment building going up behind Jac’s Restaurant, both on Monroe Street.  Both projects are good examples of urban infill (instead of suburban … Continue reading

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