US 51 (WIS 60 to Tomlinson Road), Arlington to Poynette

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

Project location

US 51 (WIS 60 to Tomlinson Road), Arlington to Poynette - Columbia County

Project overview

The project will address nearly 6 miles of deteriorating pavement on US 51 from WIS 60 to Tomlinson Road in Poynette. The project will mill and resurface the asphalt pavement and will replace select guardrail end terminals to meet current standards.


  • Summer 2020 - Construction anticipated August to November

Traffic impacts/detours

US 51 will be open to traffic during construction. Construction will take place during the day under a lane closure with flagging operation.


Design: Completed

Contact information

Lalitha Balachandran, WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 243-3382

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