Fall Leaf Pickup | Oct 29, 2014
The City of Platteville Street Department began fall leaf pick-up in early October and will continue to cycle the city until the end of November, or when snow and ice make it impossible to do so. Residents must have the leaves raked to the curb and NOT in the gutter. Since the leaf machine only…
Platteville EMS receives Dubuque Racing Association Grant for Project Pulse | Oct 22, 2014
Platteville EMS as the lead agency for Project Pulse was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Dubuque Racing Association. The grant money has been used for the purchase of 3 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), cabinets, carrying cases, extra pads and staff training. The defibrillators were recently received and have been installed in their designated locations…
Platteville Public Library to hold an additional group of Free Computer Classes | Oct 21, 2014
The Platteville Public Library will be holding free computer classes. All classes will be held at the library and will be taught by library staff. Each class will be offered on Wednesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 pm and on Thursdays from 10 am to noon. Registration is required and opens four weeks prior to each…
And Then There Was One… End of Life Preparedness Workshop Scheduled for November 6th | Oct 20, 2014
Sometimes it's sudden. Sometimes there is time to prepare but it's filled with health concerns. Most times there has not been a lot of discussion about it before it happens. When it happens, there is immediate change. Life will no longer be the same. There can be feelings of shock, isolation, confusion, anger, panic, intense…
Broadway Street Construction Update 10-20-2014 | Oct 20, 2014
Crews are finishing paving today (10/20/14)! Madison Street may be temporarily closed at times in order to place the asphalt paving, but the contractor will open up the streets as soon as possible to allow traffic through.
Broadway Street Update 10-9-2014 | Oct 14, 2014
Asphalt paving is intended to be ready sometime this week (10/13). Until then the streets will be open, but gravel. Final landscaping, painting stripes and crosswalks will be after asphalt paving.
Broadway Street Construction Update 9-25-2014 | Sep 25, 2014
1. The middle section of the concrete pavement was finished up on Wednesday (9/24) and it will be ready to drive on next Monday or Tuesday. In the meantime, the east line is open for traffic to drive on. (The west lane is too, but it is only 8’ wide) 2. The concrete pavement at Madison Street was completed on Wednesday. We are, however, going to keep this intersection closed until the bituminous pavement is placed so that we don’t open and close it multiple times and confuse people. Iverson Construction is supposed to be in late next week to…
Broadway Street Construction Update 9-17-14 | Sep 17, 2014
The east (north bound) lane is poured to the project limits. It will not be open to traffic until Tuesday 9/23. Depending on weather, they will pour the west (south bound) lane on Thursday 9/18. During the pour, there will be no access on that section of Broadway. Once the pour is done, the center lane will be open to emergency traffic. The west lane will not be open until Wed 9/24 at the earliest. The center lane will be poured on Monday 9/22. There will be no access on Broadway during the pour on Monday. After the pour, there…