US 12 Reconstruction

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

Project location

US 12 Reconstruction, County M to Whitewater Bypass, Jefferson County

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Project overview

  • The reconstruction project of US 12 begins just north of the Whitewater Bypass and extends approximately 4.8 miles north to approximately County M. 
  • Reconstruction will include removing and replacing the existing pavement, base course layer, sub-base course layer, pavement marking, and permanent signing. Other improvements will include widening the shoulders and safety zone, modifying three substandard horizontal curves to meet current design standards, and replacing drainage structures including the Galloway Creek Box culvert.

Schedule

  • 2018 Construction anticipated - Whitewater Bypass – Buckingham Road
  • 2022 Construction anticipated - Buckingham Road – County M

Traffic impacts/detours

US 12 will be closed to through traffic during construction. Through traffic will be detoured using WIS 59 to WIS 26 to US 12.

Status/phase

Design

Contact information

Jeremy M. Hall, P.E., WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 245-2655
jeremy.hall@dot.wi.gov

Michael Bie, WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7928
michael.bie@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Southwest Region, Madison Office
2101 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: (608) 246-3800
Fax: (608) 246-3843
TTY: 711
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov