Public meeting scheduled to discuss WIS 52 improvements in Marathon, Shawano counties

September 8, 2016

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss proposed improvements to WIS 52 between Elm Road and US 45 in Marathon and Shawano counties.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Hewitt Town Hall, H12399 County Highway Q, Wausau.

The objective of the meeting is to discuss the preferred design alternative, which was chosen based on the identified roadway needs, cost, and input received through public outreach. Information about the project is available at

Construction is currently scheduled for 2018, but could occur as early as 2017.

Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter at the meeting may request one by contacting Kristin McHugh at least three working days prior to the meeting via the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay System (711).

For more information, contact:
Kristin McHugh, WisDOT Region Communications Manager
(715) 421-8380​,​​