Surplus land and property sales - Southwest Region

​Southwest area highway real estate for sale or lease​Southwest region map of counties

Counties included: Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lafayette, Monroe, Richland, Rock, Sauk and Vernon

Featured properties/current advertisements

  • Surplus property for sale - E. North St., DeForest (Dane)
    • Present zoning is B-2; + 2.89 acres of vacant land with frontage along west side of southbound USH 51 off ramp to CTH V and frontage on north side of CTH V as well as frontage on Ball Court. Appraised value is $580,000, but NO minimum bid has been set for this property at this time! Check with regional office on current status.
  • Surplus property for sale - Industrial Dr., Barneveld (Iowa) see listing info new!
    • Great opportunity to purchase this 3.13 acre parcel. Zoned Highway Business, along US 18-151's east off ramp and bordering Industrial Drive going into Barneveld. Near newly developing Barneveld Business Park, Deer Valley Lodge & Deer Valley Golf Course. This land has been owned by the state of Wisconsin for approximately 30 years and was a planned park-n-ride, which is no longer needed, and therefore, is now for sale. High traffic count on US 18-151, which is a main artery to the west from Madison to Dubuque Iowa, Prairie Du Chien and beyond. Many possibilities for food, retail or other new businesses.
  • Surplus property for sale - Jenny Wren Trail, Sun Prairie (Dane)
    • Present zoning: commercial PUD. Total acreage 2.90; 385' of prime, high visibility frontage on Highway 151 in heart of new Sun Prairie corridor. 50,000+ daily traffic count. 126,280 sq. ft. lot is ready to build. With easy access, this parcel is ideal for headquarters, medical, office, laboratory or educational uses. Mature trees and gently sloping terrain provide enhanced environment. Adjacent to park, green space and high quality residential. Close to YMCA and vibrant retail area with Costco, Cabela's, Target, Woodman's, many restaurants and much more! Contact for this WisDOT property is professional listing broker. MLS #1761688; reduced to $579,000. Check with regional office on current status.
  • Surplus property for sale - Milton (Rock)
    • Inquire as to current status.
  • Surplus property for sale - Viroqua (Vernon)
    • Inquire as to current status.
  • Surplus property for sale - Town of Watertown (Jefferson) new!
    • ​No minimum bid, but appraised amount is $21,950 for 0.94 acres.  Bid opening is April 3, 2018 at 1 p.m.

More properties region is actively working to sell

These surplus parcels are currently being prepared for sale and will be sold at appraised value.  For information regarding any of these parcels or to discuss acquiring, contact the regional property manager.


  • Additional surplus land and buildings may be featured on this page as more properties become available for sale or lease; watch for updates and pay close attention to bid deadlines!
  • Real estate listed for sale or lease and featured on these surplus land sale pages were chosen because of their appropriateness for advertising.
  • These pages offer only a small sampling of WisDOT's current surplus real estate for sale or lease. These featured postings do not necessarily reflect the entire inventory of availability. Look for additional featured properties and current advertisements in other regions by viewing each of those pages (linked at left).

More information for this region

  • Madison Office
    WisDOT/Highway Real Estate
    Teri Weil
    2101 Wright St.
    Madison WI 53704
    (608) 246-5357

For general information about WisDOT's statewide surplus land and property sales program, contact; (608) 266-2572. To view other current featured advertisements of land and property for sale or lease by WisDOT, see other regional pages where listings are organized by area.