US 8, North Rifle Road to WIS 47


US 8, from North Rifle Road to WIS 47/US 8 Roundabout in Rhinelander, Oneida County


The project includes replacing the pavement in both the eastbound and westbound lanes of US 8 between North Rifle Road and the US 8/WIS 47 Roundabout in Rhinelander, Oneida County. Additional work will include the removal or replacement of the railroad crossing between Lakeshore Lane. and Airport Road, replacement of failing curb and gutter, and repairs of existing storm sewer system.

Traffic Impacts

During construction, traffic will be reduced to a bi-directional, single lane in either the eastbound or westbound lanes. Access to businesses, side roads, and driveways will be maintained during construction.

Public Involvement

Residents and businesses within the project limits have been contacted via mail.

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Here is how to provide input between June 25, 2021 and July 16, 2021:

  • Fill out the online comment form
  • Complete and mail the comment form found in the handout
  • Call or email the project manager listed below
Rights of Landowners Under Wis Eminent Domain Law [Wis Stats 32.05]

Your input is welcome and appreciated throughout the design process. Deaf or hard of hearing persons needing assistance should contact the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay system (dial 711).


Local officials meeting: May 13, 2021

Public involvement: June 2021

Complete project design: Summer 2022

Construction: Summer 2023


Project Manager, Nick Vos
(715) 365-5782​ 

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
North Central Region, Rhinelander Office
510 Hanson Lake Road
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: (715) 365-3490
Fax: (715) 365-5780
TTY: 711
Email: ​​​