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Emergency Department at UW Hospital (Emergency Room/ER)


1675 Highland Avenue
Madison,WI 53792


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Driving Directions


From the East (Milwaukee/Waukesha): Take I-94 West. As you approach Madison, watch for Exit 4A LEFT toward Janesville. Take this LEFT exit, which will put you on I-39 South/I-90 East. Merge into the right lane and, after approximately 3.5 miles, take Exit 142A toward Madison. From Hwy 12/18, watch for Exit 258 (Midvale Boulevard/Verona Road). Take this exit and turn right (heading north) on Midvale Boulevard. After approximately 2.5 miles, you will come to a traffic light at University Avenue. Turn right (east) on University and merge into the left lane. After approximately one mile, turn left (heading north) on University Bay Drive. Continue approximately 100 yards. The Emergency Department entrance, will be on your right, just past the parking entrance to the American Family Children’s Hospital.

From the North (Wausau/Stevens Point):
Take I-39/Hwy. 51 South. At Portage, I-39 merges into I-90/I-94. Continue until Exit 142A, which will put you on Hwy 12/18 heading west toward Madison. From Hwy 12/18, watch for Exit 258 (Midvale Boulevard/Verona Road). Take this exit and turn right (heading north) on Midvale Boulevard. After approximately 2.5 miles, you will come to a traffic light at University Avenue. Turn right (east) on University and merge into the left lane. After approximately one mile, turn left (heading north) on University Bay Drive. Continue approximately 100 yards. The Emergency Department entrance, will be on your right, just past the parking entrance to the American Family Children’s Hospital.

From the Northeast (Fond du Lac/Oshkosh/Appleton/Green Bay):
Take Hwy 41 South to Hwy 151 South. As you approach Sun Prairie, watch for Exit 97A and merge into I-39 South/I-90 East toward Chicago/Milwaukee. Continue until Exit 142A, which will put you on Hwy 12/18 heading west toward Madison. From Hwy 12/18, watch for Exit 258 (Midvale Boulevard/Verona Road). Take this exit and turn right (heading north) on Midvale Boulevard. After approximately 2.5 miles, you will come to a traffic light at University Avenue. Turn right (east) on University and merge into the left lane. After approximately one mile, turn left (heading north) on University Bay Drive. Continue approximately 100 yards. The Emergency Department entrance, will be on your right, just past the parking entrance to the American Family Children’s Hospital.

From the Northwest (Eau Claire/La Crosse/Wisconsin Dells): Take I-94 East toward Madison/Chicago. As you approach Madison, take Exit 142A, which will put you on Hwy 12/18 heading west toward Madison. From Hwy 12/18, watch for Exit 258 (Midvale Boulevard/Verona Road). Take this exit and turn right (heading north) on Midvale Boulevard. After approximately 2.5 miles, you will come to a traffic light at University Avenue. Turn right (east) on University and merge into the left lane. After approximately one mile, turn left (heading north) on University Bay Drive. Continue approximately 100 yards. The Emergency Department entrance, will be on your right, just past the parking entrance to the American Family Children’s Hospital.

From the South (Janesville/Rockford/Chicago): Take I-39 North/I-90 West. As you approach Madison, take Exit 142A LEFT, which will put you on Hwy 12/18 heading west toward Madison. From Hwy 12/18, watch for Exit 258 (Midvale Boulevard/Verona Road). Take this exit and turn right (heading north) on Midvale Boulevard. After approximately 2.5 miles, you will come to a traffic light at University Avenue. Turn right (east) on University and merge into the left lane. After approximately one mile, turn left (heading north) on University Bay Drive. Continue approximately 100 yards. The Emergency Department entrance, will be on your right, just past the parking entrance to the American Family Children’s Hospital.

From the Southeast (Whitewater): Take Hwy 12 toward Madison. As you approach Madison, you will merge into Hwy 12/18 heading west. From Hwy 12/18, watch for Exit 258 (Midvale Boulevard/Verona Road). Take this exit and turn right (heading north) on Midvale Boulevard. After approximately 2.5 miles, you will come to a traffic light at University Avenue. Turn right (east) on University and merge into the left lane. After approximately one mile, turn left (heading north) on University Bay Drive. Continue approximately 100 yards. The Emergency Department entrance, will be on your right, just past the parking entrance to the American Family Children’s Hospital.

From the Southwest (Dubuque/Platteville/Mineral Point): Take Hwy 151 North toward Madison. As you approach Madison, Hwy 151 becomes Verona Road. Once you drive under the West Beltline (Hwy 12/18) overpass, Verona Road becomes Midvale Boulevard. Stay on Midvale. After approximately 2.5 miles, you will come to a traffic light at University Avenue. Turn right (east) on University and merge into the left lane. After approximately one mile, turn left (heading north) on University Bay Drive. Continue approximately 100 yards. The Emergency Department entrance, will be on your right, just past the parking entrance to the American Family Children’s Hospital.



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