WIS 71 (WIS 108 to Dakota Ave.), Melrose to Sparta

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

Project location

WIS 71 (WIS 108 to Dakota Ave.), Melrose to Sparta - Jackson & Monroe counties

Project overview

This project is 5.52 miles in length, begins at intersection of State Highway 108/ 71 and ends just west of Dakota Ave. The project consists of paving 2-inches of asphaltic pavement, replacing pavement marking and installing centerline rumble strips.


  • This project is currently scheduled to be constructed in 2019.

Traffic impacts/detours

The road will remain open and traffic will be managed with flagging operations.



Contact information

Anthony Vander Wielen, WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 789-7878

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