I-94 (Newville Road and Rock Lake Road Bridges)

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

Project location

I-94, Newville Road and Rock Lake Road Bridges, Jefferson County

Project overview

The existing I-94 westbound bridges at Newville Road and Rock Lake Road are in need of replacement.

The work to be performed under this contract includes the demolition of the existing I-94 westbound underpass structures at Newville Road and Rock Lake Road, construction of new I-94 westbound underpass structures and approaches at Newville Road and Rock Lake Road, reconstruction of Newville Road from 300 feet south of I-94 to 300 feet north of I-94, and reconstruction of Rock Lake Road from 350 feet south of I-94 to 350 feet north of I-94. Construction activities will include grading, asphalt paving, concrete masonry bridges, concrete barrier, beam guard, restoration, pavement marking, and signing.


Future (this year and beyond)

  • Summer 2023 – Construction anticipated

Past (prior to today)

  • May 18, 2017 - Public Involvement Meeting (PIM)
    • 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Lake Mills Town Hall
    • 1111 S. Main Street, Lake Mills, WI 53551

Traffic impacts/detours

Traffic on I-94 westbound will be shifted on to temporary lanes; two lanes of through traffic will remain open with the exception of a few occasions of off peak/nighttime hour lane closures. 

Traffic on I-39/90 eastbound will continue to use the existing travel lanes at all times.

Newville Road and Rock Lake Road will be closed to through traffic. No detour will be provided for vehicular traffic on Newville Road or Rock Lake Road.



Contact information

John Jenkins, WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 246-3866

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