WIS 89 (Main Street), Lake Mills

Project location | Project overview | Schedule | Traffic impacts/detours | Status/phase | Contact information

Project location

WIS 89 (Main Street), Topel Street to Madison Street, in Lake Mills, Jefferson County.

Project overview

WisDOT is in the process of developing plans to reconstruct a 1.25 mile section of WIS 89 to replace deteriorating pavement and improve safety and mobility.

  • Concrete pavement, curb and gutter, lighting, and existing sidewalk to be replaced.
  • Existing sidewalk and curb ramps to be widened to ensure compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.
  • New storm sewer to be installed along entire project length.
  • Water and sanitary sewer to be replaced.
  • Bicycle lanes to be added.
  • On street parking to be evaluated and modified from its current configuration.


Current (this year)

  • November 2018 - Bid letting

Future (next year and beyond)

  • Spring 2019 - Construction kick-off meeting
  • Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 - Construction anticipated
  • Spring and Summer 2020 - Construction anticipated

Past (prior to today)

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 89 to be constructed in stages and detoured during construction.

Detour, traffic heading north on WIS 89

  • Take WIS 89 to US 18.
  • Turn east (right) on US 18, and follow to WIS 26.
  • Turn north (left) on WIS 26, and follow to I-94.
  • Take I-94 west (left) to WIS 89.

Detour, traffic heading south on WIS 89

  • Take WIS 89 to I-94.
  • Take I-94 west (left) to WIS 26.
  • Turn south (right) on WIS 26, and follow to US 18.
  • Turn east (right) on US 18, and follow to WIS 89.


In design; construction expected for 2019 and 2020.

Contact information

Craig Hardy, P.E., WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 216-3158

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

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Southwest Region, Madison Office
2101 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: (608) 246-3800
Fax: (608) 246-3843
TTY: 711
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov