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Shuttle service to add morning commuter trip

The Sun Prairie shuttle service will be adding a morning commuter trip to the current schedule, according to a release.

The trip will start running Jan. 2, and will pick up passengers at the southwest corner of the Copps East grocery store lot at 640 E. Main St., organizers said. The first pick-up is scheduled for 6:30 a.m.

From the Copps parking lot, the shuttle will continue to additional pick-up points at Dorn Hardware at 926 Windsor St. and Walmart at 1905 McCoy Road, according to the release. The shuttle will arrive in front of East Towne Mall around 7:10 a.m. for passengers to connect with Madison Metro routes serving the entire Madison area.

The one-way cost for the shuttle will continue to be $3.50 per person and children under six are free with an adult, officials said.

Citywide snow emergency canceled Sunday afternoon

Citywide snow emergency canceled Sunday afternoon

Sun Prairie police said the snow emergency initially issued until 7 a.m. Monday has been canceled. 

On Sunday afternoon, Sgt. Ryan Cox said crews had been out plowing the city streets throughout the day.

Parking restrictions due to snow emergencies were no longer in effect after 4 p.m. Sunday, the report said. 

 

Hwy. 19 reopens after being detoured since Oct.

Hwy. 19 reopens after being detoured since Oct.

Highway 19 between Highway 51 and Portage Road has reopened to traffic, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation release.

The highway had been closed and detoured since October to replace the Token Creek bridges, officials said.

Shoulder work and landscaping will continue, according to the release.

Officials ask motorists to slow down for crews working in the area.

Reiner Road to be closed for resurfacing

Reiner Road to be closed for resurfacing

Reiner Road will be closed to through traffic starting Monday and continuing through Tuesday, according to a release.

The closure will be between Commercial Avenue (Highway T) and Burke Road for resurfacing, officials said.

Token Creek County Park entrance to be closed Friday

Token Creek County Park entrance to be closed Friday

The entrance to the Token Creek County Park from Highway 51 will be closed temporarily starting Friday, according to a release.

Construction crews will be paving the entrance road to the park between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., officials said.

The park will be open during the road closure, according to the release. Visitors should use the Anderson Road entry at the south end of the park while the Highway 51 entrance is closed.

"The entry road has been in need of repair for some time. This will be a great improvement for the park," said Parks Director Darren Marsh.

Hwy 19 closure starts Monday, scheduled for 45 days

Hwy 19 closure starts Monday, scheduled for 45 days

Highway 19 between Highway 51 and Portage Road will be closed starting Monday for the replacement of the Token Creek bridges, officials said.

A detour will be posted for Highway 19 for up to 45 days, according to the release. The detour includes Highway 151, Interstate 39/90/94 and Highway 51.

Officials urge motorists to use the designated detour to avoid congestion and delays on local roads.

According to the release, residents and local businesses located between the structures will be provided access during the closure.