US 14 (South Ave.) - La Crosse County

Project overview | Alternatives | Schedule | Traffic impacts/detours | Roundabout information | Status/phase | Project comments | Contact information

Project location

US 14 (South Ave.), Green Bay St. to Ward Ave., in La Crosse, La Crosse County

Project overview

WisDOT is in the final design stage of this project to improve a one-mile section of US 14 (South Avenue) beginning at Green Bay Street and continuing to Ward Avenue in the city of La Crosse.

  • The purpose of the project is to improve safety and traffic operations along the corridor, and replace deteriorating pavement
  • Left turns will be removed from through traffic lanes
  • Pedestrian accommodations will be improved
  • Roundabouts will be installed at the West Avenue, 16th Street, and Ward Avenue intersections

Proposed Roadway Overview


The model shown in this video can also be viewed in Google Earth Pro. Once Google Earth Pro is installed the following file can be opened:

*Please note the model is raised up so that the existing roadway images don't cover it up, because of this Google street view wont look exactly right.

Preferred alternative explained (Alternative 1)

Project Alternatives

Schedule

Upcoming

  • August 2021 - Complete final plans
  • Spring through fall 2022 - Construction anticipated

Past

  • January 30, 2020 - Public involvement meeting (PIM) #4
  • August 2019 - Right of way plat anticipated
  • July 2019 - Completed 60% plans
  • June 2019 - Completed Environmental Document
  • July 13, 2017 - Public Involvement Meeting (PIM) #3 (identify and present impacts of preferred alternative)
  • July 11, 2017 - Local officials meeting (LOM) #4
  • March 7, 2017 ​- PIM #2 (introduce alternatives)
  • May 12, 2016 - Project meeting with city staff
  • April 6, 2016 - LOM #3
  • April 4, 2016 - Meeting with City of La Crosse Board of Public Works
  • March 11, 2016 - Project meeting with city staff
  • December 15, 2015 - Project meeting with LAPC's Bike Pedestrian Committee
  • November 13, 2015 - Project meeting with city staff
  • June 4, 2015 - Project meeting with city staff
  • March 9, 2015 - Meeting with City of La Crosse Board of Public Works
  • March 5, 2015 - LOM #2
  • November 19, 2014 - PIM #1
  • November 5, 2014 - LOM #1

Traffic impacts/detours

  • To be determined during design phase

Roundabout information

Status/phase

Design

Project comments

WisDOT welcomes project comments/suggestions. Please give us your comments/suggestions on this project, the project goals, transportation issues, project purpose and need, and preliminary alternatives. Thank you for your interest and assistance with this important project.

  • Send project comments via email to project staff

Contact information

Craig Fisher, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 785-9946
craig.fisher@dot.wi.gov

Michael Bie
WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7928
michael.bie@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Southwest Region, La Crosse Office
3550 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-9022 or (888) 368-5463 (toll free)
Fax: (608) 785-9969
TTY: 711
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov