WIS 27/E. Blackhawk Ave. (Ohio St. to St. Lo Drive) in Prairie du Chien

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

Project location

WIS 27/E. Blackhawk Ave. (Ohio St. to St. Lo Drive), Prairie du Chien - Crawford County

Project overview

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) plans to improve this 0.3 mile section of WIS 27 by removing the top 2.5 inches of existing pavement (mill) and replacing it with a new 2.5 inch pavement overlay.

Additional improvements include:

  • Replacing curb & gutter in certain areas
  • Updating curb ramps (area where sidewalks slope down to match the road height, usually when crossing a road, sidewalk has curb ramps on each side of the road)


  • 2020 - Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

The road will remain open to traffic with flagging operations.



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