Local bridge – Low-risk project pilot

WisDOT, in collaboration with Wisconsin counties, is piloting a cost-saving delivery process. The $5 million pilot program intends to reduce cost by streamlining delivery and oversight processes on projects that have been identified as:

  • Not on the national highway system (NHS)
  • Having minimal to no environmental impacts
  • Having minimal or no right of way, utility or railroad impacts

The sixteen projects chosen were already approved in the Local Bridge program. Projects are funded with an 80 percent state and 20 percent local match. Following the completion of these projects, the program will be evaluated to determine best practices for future projects.

Pilot project sites
Years listed are tentative for construction, and subject to change.

Barron County

  • BR Rock Creek Bridge, 28th Street, Sumner, 2020
  • Hay River Bridge, 17th Avenue, Clinton, 2020
  • Dorits Creek Bridge, 9 ½ - 10 ½ Street, Prairie Farm, 2020
  • Four Mile Creek Bridge, Arland – Hillsdale, 2020

Burnett County

  • Clam River Bridge, Siren – County X, 2020

Crawford County

  • Woodward Hollow Creek Bridge, Marietta Valley Road, 2021

Dodge County

  • Butler Creek Bridge, Buchanan Road, Herman, 2021

Jefferson County

  • Deer Creek Bridge, Will Road, Jefferson, 2021

Jackson County

  • Robinson Creek Bridge, County HH, Millston, 2021

Marathon County

  • Plover River Bridge, WIS 29 – County N, 2020

Outagamie County

  • Branch Apple Creek Bridge, Hickory Drive, Vandenbroek, 2020
  • Branch Apple Creek Bridge, County CC, Vandenbroek, 2020

Pierce County

  • Trimbelle River Bridge, WIS 35 – US 10, 2022

Waukesha County

  • Fox River Bridge, County I, 2021
  • Fox River Bridge, Prairie Avenue, 2021
  • Fox River Bridge, Madison Street, 2021

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