US 51 Corridor Study (Stoughton-McFarland) - Public involvement

Meetings/hearings | News releases | Newsletters/others | Stakeholders | Comments

​Public Involvement Meetings (PIM), hearings and other meetings


  • August 2021 - Anticipated Finding of No Significant Impact
    • ​​​Anticipated study completion​​​


​​​​​Public hearing materials​ - April 20-21, 2021


Exhibit Boards

Project Overview

Project Needs


Aerial Maps - Proposed improvements

East of Stoughton

City of Stoughton

Stoughton to McFarland​

Village of McFarland

Additional materials

*Information and exhibits from previous meetings can be found under Public Involvement Archives​.​​

News releases



  • Two separate committees will help with the alternatives analysis and identification and implementation of short- term improvements.
  • Recommendations from both committees will help WisDOT make decisions on the corridor's future.

Policy advisory committee (PAC)

PAC consists of elected officials from:

  • City of Stoughton
  • Village of McFarland
  • Town of Albion
  • Town of Dunkirk
  • Town of Dunn
  • Town of Pleasant Springs
  • Town of Rutland

Technical advisory committee (TAC)

TAC consists of representatives from:

  • Madison Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Dane County Highway Department
  • Dane County Planning
  • City of Stoughton
  • Village of McFarland
  • Town of Dunn
  • Town of Rutland

Project comments

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

  • Submit comments at PIMs and/or other public meetings
  • Send project comments via email to project staff​​​​