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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #75 on: November 04, 2021, 07:49:43 PM »

I should also say its funny in retrospect to see what has happened to Fish Hatchery.  Growing up in the 70s and 80s, once you got south of the apartments just off the Beltline, it was a completely rural road.  And until the early 90s, was routed along what is now "Glacier Valley Road."  Where the road runs now south of McKee Road (CTH PD) was a field where the dairy cows on a friend's farm used to graze.

There were no restaurants south of the Beltline either, except for a Bridgeman's, which was located in the current Park Bank building.

If the recently reconstructed Fish Hatchery Rd replaced pavement from the 1990s, it was constructed extremely bad. Concrete shouldn’t fail that terribly over that amount of time.
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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #76 on: November 04, 2021, 08:13:11 PM »

I should also say its funny in retrospect to see what has happened to Fish Hatchery.  Growing up in the 70s and 80s, once you got south of the apartments just off the Beltline, it was a completely rural road.  And until the early 90s, was routed along what is now "Glacier Valley Road."  Where the road runs now south of McKee Road (CTH PD) was a field where the dairy cows on a friend's farm used to graze.

There were no restaurants south of the Beltline either, except for a Bridgeman's, which was located in the current Park Bank building.

If the recently reconstructed Fish Hatchery Rd replaced pavement from the 1990s, it was constructed extremely bad. Concrete shouldn’t fail that terribly over that amount of time.

IIRC, the pavement north of the golf course area dated back to at least circa mid-80's.
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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #77 on: March 16, 2022, 11:32:42 PM »

US 151/Blair Street getting a much needed reconstruction. Traffic will be a mess with a closure but construction is way overdue since all the joints failed and there’s asphalt patching between each slab.
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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #78 on: March 21, 2022, 10:28:13 AM »

Does anyone know when the Beltline flex-lane will actually be functional? I drove through Madison yesterday and the signs were still covered up.
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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #79 on: March 21, 2022, 08:34:49 PM »

Does anyone know when the Beltline flex-lane will actually be functional? I drove through Madison yesterday and the signs were still covered up.

It's supposed to go live sometime this summer.
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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #80 on: March 22, 2022, 08:13:55 AM »

Does anyone know when the Beltline flex-lane will actually be functional? I drove through Madison yesterday and the signs were still covered up.
It's supposed to go live sometime this summer.

So that means I would have to make a special trip out just to see it in action. Unfortunate. :-(
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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #81 on: March 23, 2022, 01:56:45 AM »

Does anyone know when the Beltline flex-lane will actually be functional? I drove through Madison yesterday and the signs were still covered up.
It's supposed to go live sometime this summer.

So that means I would have to make a special trip out just to see it in action. Unfortunate. :-(

A chip shortage along with the decision to add an auxiliary lane at Todd Drive is delaying the lanes from becoming active.
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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #82 on: March 23, 2022, 06:53:47 AM »

Does anyone know when the Beltline flex-lane will actually be functional? I drove through Madison yesterday and the signs were still covered up.
It's supposed to go live sometime this summer.

So that means I would have to make a special trip out just to see it in action. Unfortunate. :-(

A chip shortage along with the decision to add an auxiliary lane at Todd Drive is delaying the lanes from becoming active.
They have an auxiliary lane at Todd Drive.
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Re: Madison Area
« Reply #83 on: March 23, 2022, 03:11:45 PM »

They have an auxiliary lane at Todd Drive.

They are extending the aux lane that comes on at Verona Road to just past Todd.  It will require expansion of the existing EB bridge over Todd.  Seminole onramp and EB Todd exit are closed all spring.
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