WIS 146 Bridge

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

Project location

WIS 146 Bridge, Cambria, Columbia County

Project overview

This project is located at the WIS 146 bridge over the Canadian Pacific Railroad in Columbia County. The project will repair the bridge deck and approaches. Work repair and overlay the bridge deck, replace bridge joints, and mill and overlay the pavement approximately 1000 feet north and south of the bridge between WIS 16 and Fields Road. Concrete pavement approach slabs will also be installed at the bridge. Beam guard will be installed to protect the structure parapet in accordance with standards.


Current (this year)

  • Final design work
  • November 1, 2017 – Final plans

Future (next year and beyond)

  • April 9, 2018 – Bid letting
  • Summer 2018 – Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 146 will be closed to through traffic during construction. The posted detour will be as follows:

  • Northbound: WIS 16 to US 151 to WIS 73 to WIS 33
  • Southbound: WIS 33 to WIS 73 to US 151 to WIS 16

Local and emergency access will be maintained throughout construction.



Contact information

Lalitha Balachandran, WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 243-3382

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

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