WIS 16 bridge (over the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad) - Dodge County

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

Project location

WIS 16 bridge (over the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad), Elba - Dodge County

Project overview

The purpose of the project is to provide a safer and upgraded structure for continued access by business, residential, and regional traffic.

This project includes:

  • Concrete overlay of deck
  • Parapet modifications
  • Spot painting of girder ends and bearings at abutments
  • Concrete surface repair at abutments
  • Replace southeast and southwest wings
  • Replace existing guardrail
  • Replace concrete approach slabs and expansion joints


  • July 2021 - Final Environmental Document
  • May 2022 - Final Plans
  • 2024 - Construction anticipated
    • Advanceable to summer 2023, if funding is available.

Traffic impacts/detours

During construction, the roadway will be closed to through traffic and detoured. Access will be maintained to all properties in the project area. A signed detour is anticipated to use WIS 73, US 151, WIS 33 and WIS 26.



Contact information

Jim Oettinger, P.E.
WisDOT Project Supervisor
(608) 246-3879

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