WIS 171 (US 61 to US 14) - Richland and Crawford Counties

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

Project location

WIS 171 (US 61 to US 14), Rolling Ground to Boaz - Richland and Crawford Counties

Project overview

The project on WIS 171 will consist of a 2-Inch asphalt overlay on the existing pavement at the current width. Guard rail will be replaced where needed to meet current standards. Bridge rehabilitation work will be constructed on four bridges.


  • January 2022 - Public Involvement Meeting
  • 2027 - Construction anticipated, advanceable to 2024 depending on funding availability.

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 171 is anticipated to 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.



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
TTY: 711
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov