On this page are listed the major Public Works projects the CIty is undertaking. Under each heading, there is a brief description of the project along with a link to the related project page. Only interested in a certain project, you can also use the links in the purple box to go directly to that project’s webpage. In addition to these projects, the city undertakes annual projects for:
- Street Reconstruction
- Street Mill and Overlay
- Street Chip and Sealing
- Sidewalk Repair
- Sewer and Water Upgrades
The City of Madison was designated a Stellar Community in 2017. Projects are broken down into 7 categories revolving around the theme "Madison". Some of the larger projects within the Stellar Communities designation are included below such as Riverside Tower Apartments, Cotton Mill, and Clifty Drive Sidewalks. For more details visit the Stellar Communities Website.
Armor Plastics, a new plastic coating company specializing in aftermarket ATV parts, announced plans to launch operations in Madison in 2019. The company is investing $13.4 million at 1200 Clifty Drive along State Road 7 which was previously Williamson Metal Works. More Details
Clifty Drive Sidewalks
The City of Madison alongside INDOT will be transforming Clifty Drive by improving public safety with the addition of sidewalks and increasing beautification efforts with the inclusion of pedestrian amenities along the sidewalk. As part of the Stellar Communities designation, this project will include over $2.5 million in public improvements along one of the major corridor routes in Madison.
Riverton LLC, in collaboration with the city of Madison and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), announced plans to rehabilitate the historic Eagle Cotton Mill building along the Ohio River in downtown Madison. The redevelopment, which will transform the vacant industrial site into an 85 room Fairfield hotel and conference center, will enhance the city’s tourism industry and support the community’s efforts to attract investment and talent to southeast Indiana. More Details
Project US 421
Project 421, by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), uses a two-phase approach to address the half-mile section of U.S. Route 421 through Madison that approaches the Milton-Madison Bridge. INDOT and the Project 421 team identified Alternative 6 as the preferred route. This alternative connects State Road 56/Main Street and U.S. 421 to the Milton-Madison Bridge with a signalized, at-grade intersection at 2nd Street. More Details
Riverside Tower Lofts (Tower Tack)
Denton Floyd Real Estate Group, in collaboration with the city of Madison and Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced plans to rehabilitate the historic Tower Tack Factory into 50 senior housing units. The investment is a direct result of the Stellar Communities Designation and the project was included within the City of Madison’s Strategic Investment Plan. More Details