The Mills Street entrance to the Arboretum is open but restricted due to the Haywood Drive construction project. From August 12 to 26, the Arboretum entrance is only accessible from the north (Mills Street), not from the south (Wingra Drive) or east (Haywood Drive). The intersection of Wingra Drive and Haywood Drive is closed for Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District sanitary sewer installation. N Wingra Drive is closed at Haywood Drive, there is no through traffic from N Wingra Drive to Mills Street. The bike/pedestrian path along Wingra Creek is open.
The Madison Mini Half Marathon is Saturday, August 17. The course will take runners through the Arboretum, from Balden Drive to Mills Street, between about 7:30 and 9:05 a.m. Arboretum Drive between Mills Street and Balden Drive will be closed while runners are present. The Visitor Center and main parking lot will be accessible from the Seminole Highway entrance.