For researchers

To subscribe to Research Program updates and Requests for Proposals, please email research@dot.wi.gov.

​Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

Wisconsin Highway Research Program

Timeline of Events

  • November 30, 2022 - Requests for Proposals issued
  • January 3, 2023 - Deadline for submission of clarifying questions (4:30 p.m. CT)
  • January 18, 2023 - Responses to clarifying questions posted
  • February 8, 2023 - Deadline for submissions of final proposals (4:30 p.m. CT)
  • April 28, 2023 - Expected notification of proposal decisions.

Please scroll down for the link to view the proposal preparation guidelines and templates.​​

​WisDOT accepts proposals from out of state.

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 09/29/2022) 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 ​research@dot.wi.gov.