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MPD increases enforcement on East Washington Ave. in Madison

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 MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are continuing an effort aimed at improving driving behavior in the East Washington Avenue corridor.

Between state troopers and MPD officers, 64 citations and 65 warnings were issued Friday and Saturday nights. In addition, troopers arrested three impaired drivers, and another on tentative drug charges.

The Wisconsin State Patrol noted one driver going 126 mph in a 55 mph zone.

The MPD's ongoing initiative comes in direct response to community members' complaints about speeding, reckless driving, and racing in the East Washington Avenue corridor.

Emily Friese

27 News Producer

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