entire length of West 13th Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic
from 5 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday until further notice,
most likely through October, according to Fort McCoy Police Sgt.
A mile-increment marker stands
along the mobilization physical training running route used by
mobilizing Soldiers. (Photo
by Tom Michele)
stretch of roadway on the west edge of the cantonment area will be
used for the Mobilization PT Route as Soldiers conduct physical
fitness training and testing during that time frame. The PT route was
created to have a designated area for Soldiers to run safely in the
early morning hours without having to worry about other distractions,
south terminus of the route is at the intersection of West A Street
and West 12th Avenue, near the Rustic Inn. The north terminus is near
the northwest corner of Equipment Concentration Site- 67.
McCoy police will control major cross-traffic intersections affected
by the pedestrian-only street. Vehicles will be diverted onto West
will be posted to alert drivers of the detour. There already are
yellow signs with black lettering noting quarter-mile increments both
north and south along the entire route for Soldiers to pace their
distances. Runners use parking lots along the route for turnarounds.
is available by calling the Police Dispatch Desk at 608-388-2266 or