US 51 northbound (US 151 to Pierstorff Street)

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

Project location

US 51 northbound roadway (US 151 to Pierstorff Street), Madison to DeForest - Dane County

Project overview

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is in the process of developing plans for replacing the pavement for the northbound lanes on this 0.8-mile section of US 51. In addition, some curb ramps will be replaced.


  • June 2020 - Virtual Public Involvement Meeting (PIM)
  • Business/Property owner meeting antipicated to be held at a future date​
  • Spring 2023 - Construction anticip​ated

Traffic impacts/detours

US 51 is anticipated to be open to traffic during construction.

  • Delays due to construction activities will be anticipated and minimized to the extent practicable.



Contact information

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

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