WIS 171 (WIS 27 to US 61) - Crawford County

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

Project location

WIS 171 (WIS 27 to US 61), Ferryville to Rolling Ground - Crawford County

Project overview

The proposed project with treat the pavement with a mill and overlay on WIS 171 between WIS 27 and US 61 in Crawford County.

Additional improvements include:

  • Update curb ramps to meet ADA standards
  • Add curb and gutter in rural sections
  • Replace guard rail


  • February 3, 2022 - Public Involvement Meeting
  • 2026 - Construction anticipated, advanceable to 2025 if funding becomes available

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 171 will remain open to traffic during construction. The project will be constructed under flagging operations. During construction activities at the bridge located .14 miles southwest of WIS 171 and Skyline Road intersection, one lane will be closed to traffic. The remaining one lane will be open to traffic and controlled with a temporary stop sign. Bridge rehabilitation work is expected to be completed in approximately one month.


Design complete

Contact information

Jered Lex, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 785-9956

Hannah Punzel
WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7907

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Southwest Region, La Crosse Office
3550 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-9022
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov