Utility accommodation policy

​(Also known as Highway Maintenance Manual - Chapter 9, Section 15​

Title Subject No.
(Effective date)
Past Version
(Effective date)
Revisions
​Entire Utility Accommodation Policy​
09-15-00
March 2020
09-15-00p
October 2019
See individual subject numbers below
Purpose and General Policy 09-15-01
July 2016
09-15-01p
August 2014
09-15-01r
Statutes and Definitions 09-15-05
July 2016
09-15-05p
August 2014
09-15-05r
Compliance 09-15-10
December 2010
Permit Process, Application Form & Instructions 09-15-15
July 2017
09-15-15p
August 2014
09-15-15r
Expedited Service Connection Permits
Current list of approved utility companies and ESCP number
09-15-20
July 2017
09-15-20p
July 2016
09-15-20r
Location Requirements 09-15-25
July 2017
09-15-25p
December 2010
09-15-25r
Structure Attachments 09-15-30
December 2010
Survey Monument Protection 09-15-35
December 2010
Controlled-Access Highways 09-15-40
October 2020​
09-15-40p
March 2020​
09-15-40r
​Cellular Facilities 09-15-41
December 2020
09-15-41p
March 2020
09-15-41r
Construction 09-15-45
October 2019
09-15-45p
July 2017
09-15-45r
Environmental Conditions 09-15-50
December 2010
Erosion Control and Stormwater Management 09-15-55
December 2010
​Work Zone Traffic Control 09-15-60
December 2010
​Work Zone Field Manual
Replaces Work Zone Traffic Control Safety Booklet
WZFM
July 2020
WZSB**
March 2013

Traffic Control, 2-Lane Roundabout

SD 15D-37
May 2020

Traffic Control, Other Standard Detail Drawings SD 15D-00
Various
Flagging Handbook FH
January 2020
FH-p**
March 2011
Requirements for Specific Utilities 09-15-65
July 2016
09-15-65p
December 2010
09-15-65r
WisDOT Utility Permit Staff Directory and
Region Boundary Map
09-15-70
July 2019
09-15-70p
April 2018
09-15-70r

**Please discard old versions of these items.​​

Fees for small wireless facilities in WisDOT right-of-way​​

Under Wis. Stat. s. 66.04​​14, certain nondiscriminatory fees may be charged ​to wireless providers for installing a small wireless facility (SWF) on utility, third-party utility or government-owned poles. Below are the fees that WisDOT charges per SWF:

  • For use of state trunk highway (STH) right-of-way (ROW), $20 annually.
  • To occupy (attach to) a WisDOT-owned streetlight or other infrastructure, $250 annually.
  • A one-time application fee of $100 or $1,000 depending upon the type​​​.
​See HMM 09-15-41 for more information.

Work zone requirements and training (REMINDER)

See the main State ROW permits page for information on this topic.​​