WIS 164 Improvements (Henneberry Ave. to County Line Rd.) - Waukesha County


This proposed project is located on WIS 164, from approximately 430 feet south of Henneberry Avenue to approximately 670 feet north of County Line Road (Denoon Road).

WisDOT is proposing to improve 2.1 miles of WIS 164 to increase safety and address deteriorating pavement and culverts along the highway segment.

Proposed Project Details

The proposed improvements include:

  • New asphaltic pavement and new aggregate base
  • New, wider six (6) inch pavement marking
  • Improve the subgrade in select locations
  • Widen the paved shoulder from three (3) feet to five (5) feet
  • Add rumble strips along the centerline and both shoulders
  • Replace several deteriorated cross culverts
  • Replace guardrail to meet current standards

Traffic Impacts

WIS 164 is anticipated to be closed to traffic during construction. A detour route will be posted and is anticipated to utilize WIS 36, WIS 83, and I-43. The construction contractor will be required to maintain access to local property owners and businesses.

Schedule (Subject to change)

2023: Final Plan Preparation
2024: Utility adjustments
2024: Construction possible in late summer, if funding is available
2025: Construction

Public Involvement

A public involvement meeting was held on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at the Vernon Village Hall at W249S8910 Center Drive, Big Bend WI, 53103. Below are the documents provided at the meeting:

Meeting Invite
Meeting Handout
WIS 164 Detour
WIS 164 Roll Plot
Typical Section


Nguyen Ly, P.E.
Project Manager
WisDOT Southeast Region
(262) 548-8739

Brenda Schoenfeld, P.E.
Consultant Project Manager
Ayres Associates
(262) 522-4921