WIS 81 Bridge over Hackett Branch, between Cassville and Lancaster

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

Project location

WIS 81 Bridge over Hackett Branch, between Cassville and Lancaster - Grant County

Project overview

The proposed project will replace the existing bridge carrying WIS 81 traffic over Hackett Branch in Grant County. New guardrail and roadway approaches will be constructed as part of this project. It is anticipated that no additional right-of-way acquisition will be required on this project.



  • 2023 - Construction anticipated

Past (prior to today)

  • Feb. 19, 2019 - Public Involvement Meeting (PIM)

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 81 at the Hackett Branch bridge will be closed to traffic during construction. WIS 81 traffic will be detoured onto WIS 133.


Preliminary Design

Contact information

Robert Knorr, P.E., WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 246-5444

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