WIS 80 (Horse and Melancthon Creek Bridges)

Project location | Project overview | Schedule | Traffic impacts/detours | Status/phase | Contact information

Project location

WIS 80, Horse and Melancthon Creek Bridges, Richland County

Project overview

The project focuses on three bridge improvements on WIS 80 at two locations: Horse Creek, south of the intersection of WIS 80 and County A, and Melancthon Creek, north of the intersection of WIS 80 and County C. The project consists of structure rehabilitations and approach work.


  • June - August 2018 - Construction scheduled

Traffic impacts/detours

This project will utilize the traffic detour route from a concurrent project. From Richland Center, the detour route will follow US 14 east to WIS 58, WIS 58 north to WIS 33, and WIS 33 west to Hillsboro. The project will also utilize flagging operations for traffic control. Motorists should anticipate delays and longer travel times throughout the project.



Contact information

Dan Kleinertz, WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 789-5709

Michael Bie, WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7928

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Southwest Region, La Crosse Office
3550 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-9022 or (888) 368-5463 (toll free)
Fax: (608) 785-9969
TTY: 711
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov