WIS 81 (US 61 to Ridge Avenue)

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

Project location

WIS 81 (US 61 to Ridge Avenue), Platteville to Lancaster – Grant County

Project overview

This project will rehabilitate approximately 11.5 miles of WIS 81 between Platteville and Lancaster.

Improvements include:

  • Pavement replacement of WIS 81
  • Minor structure repairs
    • WIS 81 over the Little Platte River (B-22-227)
    • WIS 81 over the Platte River (B-22-228)

Schedule

Future (2019 and beyond)

  • 2021 - Construction anticipated

Past (Prior to today)

  • February 20, 2019 - Public involvement meeting (PIM)

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 81 will be closed to through traffic during construction from US 61 to Ridge Avenue in Platteville.

Traffic will be detoured onto the following roadways:

  • US 61/WIS 35 between south of Lancaster and Dickeyville
  • US 151 between Dickeyville and Platteville
  • WIS 80/WIS 81 within Platteville

Status/phase

Design

Contact information

Robert Knorr, P.E., WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 246-5444
robert.knorr@dot.wi.gov

Michael Bie, WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7928
michael.bie@dot.wi.gov

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