WIS 16 (Braund Street to County Highway OS), La Crosse to Sparta

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

Project location

WIS 16 (Braund Street to County Highway OS), La Crosse to Sparta - La Crosse County

Project overview

This project is 3.1 miles in length, begins at Braund Street and ends at County Highway OS. The purpose of this project is to improve the safety of the signalized intersections. The proposed treatment is to provide offset left turn lanes on WIS 16 by removing the median signal heads and converting to monotubes with a signal head per lane and flashing yellow arrows. Offsetting the left lanes provides better vision so drivers can see vehicles traveling in the opposite direction.

Intersection improvement locations:

  • Braund Street Intersection
  • Theater Road Intersection
  • Pralle Center Drive/South Kinney Coulee Road
  • CTY OS/North Kinney Coulee Road


  • 2021 - Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

Construction will be completed in stages, to allow traffic through during each intersection improvement. Likely nighttime lane closures to do work, along with daytime left turn lane closures between working operations and for curing concrete.



Contact information

Todd Waldo, P.E., WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 785-9462

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
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov