Highway maintenance

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The Bur​​​​​eau of Highway Maintenance (BHM)​

  • Develops policies, standards and manuals related to the use and preservation of highway facilities
  • Promotes efficient, seamless, and secure freight flows on Wisconsin's transportation system and across our borders
  • Consults with transportation regions on roadway and roadside facilities
  • Coordinates the statewide budget for operations and provides allocations for regional operations
  • Develops and supports information systems necessary for the effective management of highway operations throughout the state
  • Provides specialized assistance on preventive maintenance, winter maintenance operations, management of the right of way (ROW), including vegetation management and permits for use or access
  • Plans, develops, and manages roadside facilities including rest areas, waysides and safety and weight enforcement facilities
  • Provides leadership in seeking out new technologies or practices and evaluating opportunities to improve operations