WIS 167/Mequon Road (US 45- WIS 181) Corridor Study - Germantown and Mequon, Washington and Ozaukee counties

Note: This study has been canceled. WisDOT will continue to monitor and evaluate this roadway for future needs.

Project location

WIS 167 (Mequon Road), US 145 (Pilgrim Road) to WIS 181 (Wauwatosa Road), within the communities of Germantown in Washington County and Mequon in Ozaukee County.

Project overview

This five mile long study will:

  • Evaluate the need for additional lanes
  • Analyze traffic at all intersections
  • Evaluate access locations and median openings to improve highway safety and efficiency
  • Evaluate impacts of proposed improvement alternatives
  • Address the lack of bicycle and pedestrian accommodations

This study will address long-term safety and congestion needs and identify the right of way needed for preservation for future corridor expansion. Study outcomes to include:

  • Environmental Assessment (EA)
  • Design study report Preliminary plan
  • Access Management Vision

Status/Phase

  • The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is identifying a recommended alternative for the WIS 167 corridor. WisDOT is reviewing potential impacts and comments received as a result of the past public involvement meetings.
  • WisDOT will identify a preferred alternative following the review of potential impacts and comments, and publish an Environmental Assessment (EA) in 2017.
  • The study began in 2011 and is currently scheduled for completion in 2017.

Schedule

Current

  • 2017 - Environmental Document

Past (anything prior to today)
2015

  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - PIM #3

2014

  • Refined alternative completed archaeological survey
  • Completed architectural survey

2013

  • December 12, 2013 - PIM #2
  • November 20, 2013 - Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting #3

2012

  • September 29, 2012 - project comments due
  • August 29, 2012 - PIM #1
  • July 18, 2012 - PAC meeting #2

2011

  • December 5, 2011 - PAC meeting #1

Contact information

Andrew Wheeler, PE, WisDOT Southeast Corridor Studies Unit
(262) 548-8794
Andrew.wheeler@dot.wi.gov

Michael Pyritz, WisDOT Southeast Region Communications Manager
(262) 521-5373
michael.pyritz@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Southeast Region
141 NW Barstow St.
P.O. Box 798
Waukesha, WI 53187-0798
Phone: (262) 548-5902
Fax: (262) 548-5662
TDD: 711
ser.dtsd@dot.wi.gov