US 51 (Stoughton Road) North Study

Upcoming | Study location | Study overview | Adjacent projects | Schedule | Status/phase | Comments and updates | Contact information


​​WisDOT anticipates that its second public involvement meeting (PIM) for the US 51 (Stoughton Road) North Study will be in summer 2023. Click here​ to access the materials presented at the first North Study PIM (held Thursday, October 13, 2022).

Study location

​The US 51 (Stoughton Road) North Study begins at the WIS 30 interchange in Madison and continues to WIS 19 in the village of DeF​orest.

Study overview

The North Study will assess how best to accommodate traffic volumes with a focus on safety issues that affect travel along Stoughton Road.

Translated study overview

Adjacent projects



  • Develop and finalize range of alternatives to address corridor needs
  • Fall – Public Involvement Meeting anticipated


  • ​Ongoing public involvement activities
  • Select preferred alternative
  • ​​Complete environmental study


Planning/environmental study with no scheduled construction activity.

Comments and updates

WisDOT welcomes comments and suggestions related to this study.

  • Comment online via the following link: Comment now
  • Share comments at Public Involvement Meetings and other meetings
  • Send comments via email to staff - listed below

WisDOT will announce public involvement opportunities and study updates through a variety of communication channels including social media, news releases and mailings.

Thank you for your interest in and assistance with this important study.

Contact information

Jeff Berens, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 245-2656​

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