WIS 44 (WIS 33 to County HH)

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

Project location

WIS 44 (WIS 33 to County HH), Marcellon to Dalton - Columbia County

Project overview

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is developing preliminary plans for a pavement resurfacing project on WIS 44 in Columbia County. The 6 mile project is located between WIS 33 near Marcellon and the Columbia County Line at County HH near Dalton.

Proposed improvements include:
  • 3.5-inch resurfacing (remove/replace top 3.5 inches)
  • Replace guardrail end treatments as needed
  • Culvert improvements as needed including lining or replacement


  • 2024 - Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 44 will remain open to traffic with flagging operations during construction.

  • ​Potential for short term closure to repair some culvert pipes



Contact information

Mahesh Shrestha, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 245-2673

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