WIS 11 bridges over Shullsburg Branch

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

Project location

WIS 11 bridges over Shullsburg Branch, Shullsburg to Monroe, Lafayette County

Project overview

The project will replace two bridges on WIS 11 over the Shullsburg Branch near Shullsburg in Lafayette County. Bridge B-33-0825 is a 70-year-old structure located near Johnson Road west of Shullsburg and will be replaced with a new bridge. Bridge B-33-0826 is an 82-year-old structure located near North Judgement Street on the north side of Shullsburg​ and will be replaced with a new bridge.


  • January 7 to Fall 2022 - Virtual ​Public Involvement Meeting
  • ​January 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM - Virtual Local Officials Meeting
  • August 2022 - Begin Real Estate Acquisition
  • August 1, 2024 - PS and E (End of design and acquisitions)
  • Spring through Fall 2025 - Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 11 will be closed to traffic during the construction of the new bridges. A detour using WIS 11 to WIS 80 to WIS 81 to WIS 23 will be used while the bridges are closed. It is anticipated that one bridge will be constructed at a time and that both bridges will be completed in the 2025 construction season.



Contact information

Josh Nelson, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager
(608) ​​246-3857

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
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov​​