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White Dot: Sections have been marked to draw your attention to defects in the section; repairs on these sections can be made by the property owner.
White Line: These sections that have been marked are either heaved or subsided, Saw Cutting or Mud Jacking repairs are required. These repairs must be made by a qualified person, firm or corporation.
Pink Dot: These sections have been scheduled for replacement. These repairs must be made by a qualified person, firm or corporation.
In some cases sidewalk sections adjacent to a curb ramp are marked for replacement so that the slope of the curb ramp can be reduced to meet standards of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). The cost of these sections are covered by the City.
Shortly before the contractor is to begin concrete removal you will see new markings on the sidewalk. These new markings will be pink arrows showing the contractor where to make cuts and what sections need to be removed.
Inter-block sidewalks will be the responsibility of the City to maintain. (7-8-2002)
Curb and gutter rehabilitation or replacements are the responsibility of the City.
If a driveway apron is determined to be a safety hazard to the general public, and if they are currently surfaced with concrete or asphalt, the City will assess property owners half the costs to replace driveway aprons. Any new driveway aprons will be constructed of concrete per City standards. If driveway aprons are not currently paved, the full cost of the new concrete apron will be assessed to the property owner.
The City will pay the full costs of the sidewalk work at the corner sections and curb ramps. The City will also pay the full cost of replacement sections when adjacent to corner sections, needed to make the curb ramp slope meet the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
These obstructions are not limited to just removing snow and ice during the winter months. It will include issues like parked vehicles, signs, leaves, grass, flowers, plants and shrubs that are overhanging the sidewalk. In addition, limbs from trees located on private property must be pruned to a minimum 10-foot clearance above the sidewalk.
The City of Middleton will prune and maintain the terrace trees (between the curb and the sidewalk)- Please contact Public Lands at 608-821-8360, to inform the City Forester, Mark Wegner of the terrace trees that are in need of pruning.
Mud Jacking sections between June and early July.
Saw Cut sections between June and early July.
Removal and replacement of sections between Mid July and the start of the school year.
If you think the concrete work may conflict with something you have scheduled, please contact the project managers.
As the property owner, you have the option of causing the work to be performed by a qualified person, firm or corporation. Any work caused to be done by the property owner shall meet City standards, and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The removal and replacement, Mud Jacking, and Saw Cutting of sidewalk sections will require a Street Opening Permit; this is a no cost permit for tracking projects. While the rehabilitation of the public sidewalks such as filling small cracks etc, can be conducted by the property owner and does not require a Street Opening Permit.