WIS 29 Resurfacing Project

​The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is seeking public feedback on the below design proposal for construction on WIS 29 in Brown County. The purpose of this outreach is to obtain your input on the identified needs and proposed improvements along WIS 29 between the west county line and County J in Brown County. We appreciate your input and encourage you take a moment to review the project information and provide comment.

Project location

  • WIS 29 between the west county line and County J in the towns of Pittsfield and Oneida and the villages of Howard and Hobart, Brown County, Wis.
  • View project location in map

Project need

The purpose of the project is to improve the deteriorating pavement, extend the roadway’s service life and upgrade other roadway deficiencies.

Proposed Improvements​

WisDOT is proposing a resurface-level improvement project in the eight mile work zone.

Improvements include:

  • Resurfacing mainline WIS 29 (asphalt mill and overlay)
  • Resurfacing ramps for WIS 32 and resurfacing mainline WIS 32 (asphalt mill and overlay)
  • Replacing beam guard
  • Replacing curb ramps on County FF north of WIS 29
  • Replacing culvert endwalls
  • Replacing culverts
  • Pavement markings
  • Shoulder rumble strips
  • Shoulder aggregate

Schedule

  • Design is currently underway with final plans expected summer 2024.
  • Construction is scheduled for spring/summer 2028.
    • Construction year could be advanced to as early as 2025 if funding becomes available.

Real estate

No real estate will be required for this project.

Traffic impacts

WIS 29 will remain open during mainline resurfacing.

  • Motorists can expect to encounter lane closures and flagging operations.
  • During the replacement of two culverts on WIS 29, one direction of traffic will be closed.
    • Traffic will be directed onto the off- and on-ramps of County VV.​
  • The ramps for WIS 32 will be closed for 3 days or less during resurfacing/repairing operations.

In This Together program for businesses

WisDOT recognizes businesses located in work zones have special needs. It's critical that customers have access to businesses and that they continue to visit them, regardless of any road work inconvenience. WisDOT's In This Together program​ is offered to business and community leaders as an idea source as they plan for road construction in their area. On the website, businesses can find:

  • Specially designed Business Coordination Guide for businesses to succeed during a highway construction project, includes information on:
    • Planning ahead
    • Staying informed
    • Keeping customers informed
    • Tips for businesses
  • Case studies that demonstrate techniques that have been successfully used in communities throughout Wisconsin.
  • Promotional samples showing a variety of examples of how businesses have promoted their businesses during construction.
  • Information regarding temporary business signing during road closures or detours

Project handout

WisDOT has created a public handout for the project. Please feel free to download, print and share with anyone who does not have access to this website. The handout includes a prepaid mailer for public comments.

Public input/comments

Your comments assist us in developing a project that will serve the needs of the traveling public as well as the needs of the local community. Your input is welcome and appreciated throughout the design process.

  1. Download comment form with prepaid mailer, fill out and mail WisDOT address below
  2. Email comments to the contacts listed below
  3. Call any of the contacts below

Project contacts

Eric Gwidt, P.E., Project Manager
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
944 Vanderperren Way
Green Bay, WI 54304
(920) 366-8896
Eric.Gwidt@dot.wi.gov

Alan Farrell, P.E., Project Leader
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
944 Vanderperren​​ Way
Green Bay, WI 54304
(920) 492-4172
Alan.Farrell@dot.wi.gov​

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