Preservation: October 2021

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Preservation: Protecting, maintaining and operating Wisconsin's transportation system efficiently by making sound investments that preserve and extend the life of our infrastructure, while protecting our natural environment.

MAPSS Performance Scorecard
​​​​Performance measure ​​​​How we measure it ​​​​Current report period ​​​​Goal ​​​​Goal met ​​​​Trend ​​​​Comments ​​​​​Date last reported
Program Effectiveness
Calendar year 2020
Scheduled improvement projects com​pared to modeled roadway needs (as a percent)Location: 90;
Scope: 88;
Time: 67
Location: 80;
Scope: 65;​
Time: 65
blue check gold arrow Scores have increased both at the statewide and regional levels. The statewide analysis shows all metrics meeting their targets, with project locations at a 90 percent match rate, scoping at an 88 percent match rate, and timing increasing to a 67 percent match rate.
State Highway Pavement Condition (backbone)
Calendar year 2021
Percent of state highway pavement rated fair or above99 
90 rated fair or above blue check gold arrow 
The state’s backbone highway system is comprised of priority corridors and carries 85 percent of the freight tonnage traversing Wisconsin’s state trunk highways.
State Highway Pavement Condition (non-backbone)
Calendar year 2021
​Percent of state highway pavement rated fair or above 80
​80 rated fair or above blue check
gold hold arrowFunding is prioritized to Backbone system, but future reports will reflect increased funding to State Highway Rehabilitation for 2019 – 2021.
State Bridge Condition
Calendar year 2020
Percent of state bridges rated fair or above97.7
95.0 blue check green up arrow​​​
The department's focus on safe infrastructure continues to translate into overall system quality, as state bridge conditions consistently exceed this goal.
State-owned Rail Line Condition
Calendar year 2020
Percent of state-owned rail line meeting FRA Class 2 Standard (>10 mph)74.7
95.0  Gold arrow In 2020, 1.1 miles of track were improved to meet FRA Class 2 standards​ through WisDOT funded projects and zero miles of rail line deteriorated to below FRA Class 2 standards. A total of 546.85 of the 732.06 miles of track (74.7 percent) met the department goal.
Airport Pavement Condition
Calendar year 2021
Percent of core airport pavement area rated fair or above for each functional typeRWY 89.0

TXWY 84.0

Apron 77.0





red arrow Primary runways, taxiways, aircraft parking and cargo aprons incurred a slight decrease over 2020 data.
State Highway Roadside Maintenance
Calendar year 2017
Grade point average for the maintenance condition of state highways2.553.0  red arrow The department is working with Wisconsin’s 72 counties to enhance statewide focus on the preservation of infrastructu​re.4/2018​​
Material Recycling
State fiscal year 2020
Percent of newly produced materials replaced with recycled materials13.33
10.0 blue check red arrow
Recycled materials create quality, performance and efficiency benefits on nearly all WisDOT projects.