US 51 (Pierstorff Street to Rieder Road)

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

Project location

US 51 (Pierstorff Street to Rieder Road), Madison, Dane County

Project overview

This segment of US 51 has been identified for the installation of cable barriers to address cross-median crashes. Median grading and some drainage inlet modifications are also to be expected with the project. 


  • 2019 - Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

During construction, US 51 will remain open to traffic. Median lane and shoulder closures are planned during off-peak hours to complete construction of the median cable barrier.



Contact information

Marc Schweiger, P.E. WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 245-2633

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