Wednesday, September 19, 2018

4 weeks after the storm in Middleton: Boardwalk access to Tiedeman Pond

Photos by Retiring Guy

After the storm in Middleton (and Madison) posts:
Pheasant Branch Trail at Park Street (part 2).  (8/21/2018)
Powerwashing between the Beltline and Parmenter Street.  (8/22/2018)
Along Pheasant Branch Creek east of Parmenter Street.  (8/23/2018)
Costco and environs.  (8/23/2018 update)
Entrance to Esser Place parking lot, then and now.  (8/24/2018)
Longmeadow Drive and Stricker's Pond, then and now.  (8/24/2018)
Greenway Station is open for business.  (8/24/2018 update)
Views of Pheasant Branch Creek from Parmenter Street bridge.  (8/25/2018 update)
Intersection of U.S. highway 14 and Deming Way.  (8/27/2018 update)
Century Avenue and entrances to Pheasant Branch Conservancy trails.  (8/27/2018)
UW Health administration office building.  (8/27/2018)
Longmeadow Gulch.  (8/28/2018)
Stricker's Park.  (9/4/2018 update)
Flooding in East Washington/East Mifflin area of Madison.  (9/7/2018)
The dual dead ends of Middleton Street.  (9/10/2018 update)
Stricker's Pond footpath.  (9/11/2018 update)
Confluence Pond expands to become Confluence Lake (and back again).  (9/12/2018 update)
Stricker's Pond.  (9/12/2018 update)
Pheasant Branch Creek algae bloom.  (9/15/2018)
Tiedeman Pond access at Pond View Road.  (9/15/2018 update)
Pheasant Branch Trail at Park Street (part 1).  (9/17/2018 update)
Pheasant Branch Conservancy trail and bridge.  (9/17/2018)
Pheasant Branch Conservancy just north of Century and Branch.  (9/17/2018)
Woodside Heights Park.  (9/18/2018 update)
Voss Parkway.  (9/18/2018 update)
Tiedeman Pond pumping.  (9/19/2018 update)
Boardwalk access ramp to Tiedeman Pond.  (9/19/2018 update)

9/7/2018 update starts here.

9/4/2018 update, "Newly installed boardwalk access ramp to Tiedeman Pond now looks compromised", starts here.

Friday, August 31
Photos by Retiring Guy

Tuesday, September 4.  The only improvement appears to be the washing away of debris by the weekend rains.

Friday, August 31 close-up/  Yucky stuff.

Tuesday, September 4 close-up.  OK, there's evidence of a drop in pond level here.

8/24/2018 update, "Boardwalk access ramp to Tiedeman Pond now incessible", starts here.
As of yesterday, Tiedeman Pond was still rising, as there nowhere but up for the water to go.

Photos by Retiring Guy

Hidden behind the lower left of the tree branches -- there's better glimpse of it in the above photo -- is an observation deck that had been constructed on the opposite shore of the pond.

Floodwater has encroached onto the parking lot of an apartment building.

City of Middleton capital improvement plan

Original 8/15/2018) Around Town post, "It's now easier to access to Tiedeman Pond from Park Street", starts here.

Photos by Retiring Guy

Source:  Tiedeman Pond Conservancy Area (red arrow added)

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