US 14 (South Ave.) - La Crosse County

Project location | Project overview | Alternatives | Schedule | Traffic impacts/detours | 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 process of documenting public input and selection of the preferred alternative 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, replace deteriorating pavement, and enhance (or give due consideration to enhance bicycle/pedestrian accommodations)
  • Left turns will be removed from through traffic lanes
  • Existing five and six leg intersections will be evaluated for improvement
  • Bicycle and pedestrian accommodations will be evaluated
  • Intersection Control Evaluation (including, but not limited to, roundabout and signalization) reports will be completed for the West Avenue, 16th Street, and Ward Avenue intersections

Proposed Roadway Overview:

Preferred alternative explained (Alternative 1):

Project Alternatives


Future (2020 and beyond)

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

Past (prior to today)

Traffic impacts/detours

  • To be determined during design phase



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

Michael Bie, WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7928

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