US 61/WIS 81 intersection, South of Lancaster

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

Project location

US 61/WIS 81 intersection, South of Lancaster - Grant County

Project overview

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) plans to improve the existing intersection of US 61 and WIS 81. The existing intersection is a modified T-intersection with bypass lanes for 3 turning movements. The purpose of this project is to improve the intersection’s safety for users by constructing a single lane roundabout to simplify the turning movement and reduce the speed of all vehicles through the intersection.

Public involvement

September 2020 - Virtual Public Involvement Meeting (PIM) #1


  • ​2023 - Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

To be determined.



Contact information

Paul Valenti, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 785-9053

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

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Southwest Region, La Crosse Office
3550 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-9022
Fax: (608) 785-9969
TTY: 711