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Road salt contaminating west side well, officials say

Water utility to conduct multi-year study to fix problem

Road salt being used on Madison's west side has contaminated a well with sodium and chloride, and may require a very expensive solution, according to the Madison Water Utility.

Wisconsin traffic fatalities continuing to decline

On track to match lowest total deaths since 1943

Transportation officials say traffic fatalities are continuing to decline across Wisconsin and are on track to account for the lowest number of road deaths since 1943.

Downtown road closures this weekend for Madison Marathon

Some campus streets will be partly closed for the Madison Marathon this weekend

The UW-Madison Police Department is welcoming thousands of athletes and spectators from all over the country to the 2014 Madison Marathon on Sunday, and asks runners, residents and visitors to keep in mind that many downtown roads will have lane restrictions because of the race.

Man faces OWI charge after being pinned in crash

Police: Man ran stop sign, crashed into utility pole

A 29-year-old Madison man faces charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after police say he ran a stop sign, lost control and crashed his car into a utility pole.

New coalition pushes for transportation spending

State's budget faces a $680M shortfall over next 2 years

A new coalition including road builders, economic development leaders, local government officials and others is meeting with candidates for office to make sure they understand Wisconsin's transportation funding problems.

North Broom Street will be closed over weekend

Crews dismantling tower crane will close 200 block until 5 p.m. Sunday

North Broom Street will be closed Saturday and Sunday while crews dismantle a tower crane at The Domain project, according to a release.

Cars crash trying to avoid cow, person in roadway

No injuries reported, no citations issued in Sunday night crash, deputies say

Two vehicles collided in Lafayette County on Sunday night when both drivers tried to avoid hitting a cow and a person on a highway, deputies said.

Wet hay might have started barn fire

No people or livestock injured in blaze

Firefighters battled a blaze in a barn north of Middleton that might have started because of wet hay, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

Rock County supervisor asks local government to fix road

Official asks city, township to perform safety review on street

A Rock County Board supervisor has compiled more than 160 pages of complaints from residents who live in and around a subdivision at the intersection of West Avalon Road and Secretariat Drive in hopes of persuading local government to treat a residential road.

Work begins on rebuilding County Highway PD in Fitchburg

Traffic reduced to one lane between Seminole and Fish Hatchery

Businesses along county highway PD in Fitchburg are bracing for challenges the next three months, as the major thoroughfare gets rebuilt from Seminole to Fish Hatchery Road.

Road construction crews feel the heat of summer

Temperatures in 90s big change from when construction started in February

The heat of a summer sun offers little escape for the people who are working on the miles of roadway currently under construction in Wisconsin.

Stoughton man extricated from car following accident

33-year-old man faces 5th OWI charge

A 33-year-old Stoughton man faces serious, but non-life-threatening injuries after slamming his car into a utility pole late Sunday afternoon on Halverson Road near Lake Kegonsa, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department.

Residents report shots fired on south side

Police: No evidence of gunfire in neighborhood

Madison police responded to a report of shots fired in the 4700 block of Jenewein Road just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, but they didn't find evidence of gunshots when they arrived.

Police ID man found shot in road

Victim pronounced dead at hospital

A man found shot to death on Beloit's northwest side is identified as Edward Damont Haley of Beloit.