COVID-19 Information

​​​​​COVID-19 (Coronavirus)This page will help you learn how the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is responding to the current outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

For more information on COVID-19 and Wisconsin’s response, visit the Wisconsin COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information Clearinghouse.

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, legal documents to be served on WisDOT should be emailed to the Wisconsin Department of Justice at COVID-SOP@doj.state.wi.us or mailed to:
     Department of Justice
     PO Box 7857
     Madison, WI 53707-7857
     ATTN: SERVICE OF PROCESS

DMV updates​​

For safety and convenience, you are encouraged to complete all possible transactions ​​online, by mail, or with a third-party agent, or by scheduling an appointment.

  • 4/23/2021 update: Driv​ers age 60 and over who received a driver license expiration extension due to COVID-19 have until May 21, 2021 to renew their license. Please make your plans to renew.
  • Vehicle emissions update: The 90-day extension test ended July 31, 2020. If required by your county, you must pass an emissions test at an emission testing facility before renewing your registration.

Reminder:

DMV has taken these steps to continue providing vital services to Wisconsin motorists, while limiting the exposure of our employees and the public to the virus:

  • Service windows have plexi-glass panels.
  • Floor decals remind customers to allow for social distancing.
  • Appointments are highly encouraged to limit the number of customers in the lobby.
  • Team members wear masks. Hand sanitizer is available to all and building surfaces are regularly cleaned.
  • Remember - Vehicle services should be done online to reduce the need for in-person visits.

COVID-19 News​​​​​

Transportation Projects

Construction

WisDOT continues to monitor the public health crisis as it applies to essential highway maintenance and construction projects.

  • Wisconsin state agencies are using the Badger Bounce Back Plan to guide ongoing operations including construction, maintenance and inspection.
  • Workers are expected to continue to take precautions against the spread of COVID-19 at the office and job site. Monitor the Wisconsin Department of Health for latest information and guidance.
  • To slow the spread of COVID-19, online meetings and presentations remain the preferred communication format. The department will continue following the Badger Bounce Back Plan for guidance on group sizes.
  • Check projects.511wi.gov for the latest information on active construction projects.

With our partners in industry, we will strive to keep this construction season on schedule.

Design

  • WisDOT will continue to rely on public input to help shape transportation projects and policies.
  • The department suspended in-person public meetings during Wisconsin’s Safer at Home order and will continue using interim guidance for virtual meeting formats​ through the Badger Bounce Back Plan.
  • Telephone and video-conference options are preferred to connect with WisDOT staff.

​Region Office main contacts are:

​North Central

Northwest

Northeast

Southeast

Southwest