Capital City Bike Path Closure Starts this Month

Path across Starkweather Creek and eastward to close until March

The Capital City Trail will close at the end of November from Sugar Avenue to Walter Street until March 2013.

Contractors for the City of Madison will begin a project to stabilize the drainage ditch along the Capital City Path from Starkweather Creek to Walter Street in late-November, 2012 (Contract 6469). This work will require the path to be closed to all bicycle and pedestrian traffic from Sugar Avenue (Olbrich Gardens) to Walter Street. There will be a marked bicycle detour beginning at Fair Oaks Ave and continuing on Ivy St, the path in OB Sherry Park, Starkweather Drive and Hargrove St to Walter St.  Continue reading