March 18, 2022

Construction alerts

Expect travel delays as you plan for your appointment at University Hospital, American Family Children's Hospital, the Waisman Center, University Station Clinic and more. To ensure you arrive on time, please add travel time.

Construction on University Avenue

Significant road construction on University Avenue and streets leading to the hospital campus is scheduled to begin in May 2022 that will affect routes leading to University Hospital, American Family Children’s Hospital, University Station Clinic and more. The anticipated completion date is fall 2023. Check online websites, such as, Waze, or Google Maps, for real-time travel reports.

Please note - at certain times in the construction process, travel delays may be as much as 45 minutes.

The City of Madison has information about the University Avenue Project on its website, where you can:

  • Subscribe to receive City of Madison email updates as new information becomes available

  • Read the latest updates, detailed project overview and proposed improvements

  • See a map of the construction area (pdf)