• Octagon House

    Welcome to the City of Watertown
    The Octagon House

  • birdseye view

    Opportunity runs through it.

  • Riverside Park

    Opportunity runs through it.
    Riverside Park

  • Watertown Library

    Opportunity runs through it.
    Watertown Public Library

  • Rock River Plaza

    Opportunity runs through it. 
    Rock River Plaza

  • Main Street Bridge
    Opportunity runs through it.
    Main Street Bridge
  • Welcome Mural
    Opportunity runs through it.
    Welcome mural
STH 16 & 4th Street Traffic Lights Upgrades Thursday 10/19/17

The Wisconsin DOT has notified the City that traffic the signal upgrades for the state-owned traffic signal at STH 16 & CTH R/4th Street are now scheduled to be completed on Thursday, October 19, 2017.  Should there be inclimate weather, the work will be moved to the following day. During the time the work is being conducted all signal indications will be dark & the temporary All-Way STOP Control (AWSC) will be implemented.  Regular traffic signal patterns will return as soon as the work has been completed. Please contact the Engineering Department at (920) 262-4060 with any questions you may have. Thank you for your patience during this time. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at (920) 262-4060. 

Railroad Crossing Repair - Humboldt Street

The Canadian Pacific Railroad will be performing repair work on its Humboldt Street at grade crossing beginning Monday, October 16, 2017.  This is anticipated to run for five (5) days.  During that time Humboldt Street will be closed to all traffic between Richards Avenue and Munzel Drive.  Residents on Humboldt Street north of the at grade crossing will be able to access their properties during this time from Humboldt Street off Richards Avenue only.  Residents on Humboldt Street south of the at grade crossing will be able to access their properties during this time from Humboldt Street south of the at grade crossing only.  An approved detour will be in place during this period and the motoring and pedestrian public will need to utilize the detour (See attached to this press release).  Canadian Pacific Railroad anticipates having the roadway back open on or before Friday, October 20, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Canadian Pacific Railroad, Dan Sabatka, at 630-860-4430.  For a map showing the work area and detour route, please click on the following:  Map of the Construction work and detour route

FREE Lifeguarding Class
Due to a very generous donor, a fund has been set up to provide FREE tuition for the Lifeguard Training Class for 10 future lifeguards! How about that?! Your entire Lifeguard Training Class tuition- PAID IN FULL!  You must successfully pass the class, be eligible to be hired by the Watertown Park and Recreation Department, and agree to work for the department as a lifeguard for one year! Can't really get any better than that! Come on! Take us up on our offer- lifeguarding is a great job! Call the Park and Rec Office for further information or clarification, but don't delay! This opportunity is limited to 10 people, so register today!