For researchers

To subscribe to Research Program updates and Requests for Proposal, please email

Requests for Proposal(RFPs)

View timeline of actions for the most recent RFP

  • June 11, 2019- Request for Proposal issued
  • June 28, 2019 - Deadline for submission of clarifying questions (4:30 p.m. CT)
  • July 12, 2019 - Responses to questions posted (View questions and answers)
  • August 5, 2019 - Deadline for submission of final proposals (4:30 p.m. CT)
  • September 20, 2019 - Expected notification of proposal decision

WisDOT accepts proposals from out of state.

Transportation Pooled Fund Program

TPF-5(432) - Bridge Element Deterioration for Midwest States

Project guidance for the Wisconsin Highway Research Program

Administrative overview for researchers

Please view the proposal preparation guidelines and templates.

The Researcher information packet (revised 7/16/19) for the Wisconsin Highway Research Program covers project administration activities including:

  • Quarterly progress reports
  • Invoices
  • End date extensions
  • Project close out requirements
  • Report preparation requirements

To contact Research staff, please email​​