US 51 (Stoughton Road) South Study

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

​​Study location

The US 51 (Stoughton Road) South Study begins at Voges Road in McFarland just south of US 12/18 and continues north to the WIS 30 interchange in Madison.

Study overview

  • The South Study will assess how best to accommodate traffic volumes with a focus on safety and access, with consideration or incorporation of the goals for the corridor outlined in the city of Madison’s Stoughton Road Revitalization Plan​.
  • Development is prevalent along this portion of Stoughton Road. Existing land uses include commercial, commercial/industrial mixed use, and low-density residential.

Adjacent projects

Schedule

2022

  • Data collection to identify corridor needs
  • Fall – public involvement meeting (PIM) anticipated

2023​

  • Develop and finalize range of alternatives to address corridor needs
  • Ongoing public involvement activities

2024-2025

  • ​Finalize alternatives and select preferred alternative
  • Ongoing public involvement activities
  • Complete environmental study

Status

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 study staff

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
jeff.berens@dot.wi.gov​

Michael Bie
WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7928
michael.bie@dot.wi.gov