The 42-foot Ellicot “Dragon Dredge” will be used to suck decades of silt and muck from from choke points between the lakes that have hindered the county’s ability to manage water levels on the upper lakes.
The woman was able to get back on the ice while help was on the way to the lake, but the dog was still in the water upon authorities' arrival.
Galway Companies is proposing to replace the Washington Plaza shopping center with a seven-story, mixed-use project with housing and commercial space at the corner of North First Street and East Washington Avenue on the East Side.
This summer the banks of the Yahara River, between Mendota and Monona, have come alive in the hours between dinner time and sunset.
The Galway Cos. has secured final approvals and will begin construction next month on a five-story building with 145 apartments, rooftop pool and terrace, and two levels of underground parking with 283 spaces as the final piece of the three-phase Yahara Commons project.
A 30-year-old woman was uninjured after plunging more than 25 feet from Yahara River Bridge.
The shutdown — which was widely ignored and unenforced Sunday night — is in response to a riot and looting Saturday and Sunday night.
The four-year, $10 million to $15 million project removing sediment from the Yahara River could drop lake levels by a foot and prevent against flooding like was seen in 2018.
A committee has recommended the city of Stoughton remove its municipal dam as part of a redesign of a stretch of the Yahara River that could include a whitewater paddling feature.
Jeremiah Logemann, a Madison artist who specializes in the reuse of reclaimed barn wood, is dismantling the steeple that survived the 2005 arson fire that destroyed the Downtown Madison cathedral.
Requiring thorough analysis of possible environmental damage and allowing citizen input takes too much time and wastes money as far as Trump's people are concerned.
The first of the project's five phases will be between Lake Monona and Lake Waubesa.
Sediment removal work between Lakes Monona and Waubesa is expected to begin in the spring of 2020.
The proposed standards would ensure sites could handle more frequent and severe storms related to climate change, city officials said.
Highs however are expected to be in the mid 30s for the weekend.
Forecasters expect another 2 to 4 inches of rain could fall Tuesday and Wednesday, which could trigger flash flooding along creeks and small rivers as well as city streets.
Construction is expected to begin Tuesday on Highway 19 between River Road and the Interstate 39/90/94 interchange near Windsor, the state Dep…
"Flooding on our streets is possible again, especially in low lying areas that drain to the Yahara River or Lake Monona," Madison's Engineering Division said.
One year after historic rains overwhelmed storm sewers, turned creeks into raging rivers and pushed Lake Monona to its highest crest in over a century, is Madison any better prepared for the next big storm?
The 180-seat restaurant is on the Yahara River in the Galway Companies mixed-use development, "The Current."
A stretch of Bridge Road in Monona is being reconstructed starting today (Monday), and the work won't be completed until late November.
While Lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa and Kegonsa are slightly above the summer maximum water level, the lakes are still at a lower level than they were this time last year.
Boaters in Dane County have good news coming from two fronts, with boat launches free to use on Saturday and the Tenney Lock extending hours leading into the Fourth of July.
Some paddlers wear costumes that are whimsical, while others have a message.