WIS 81 (West Junction Old WIS 81 to Pleasant View)

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

Project location

WIS 81 (West Junction Old WIS 81 to Pleasant View), Argyle to Monroe – Lafayette and Green County

Project overview

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is developing final plans for a pavement rehabilitation project on WIS 81 in Lafayette and Green County. The 12.3 mile project is located between the West Junction of Old WIS 81 and Pleasant View in the City of Monroe, Village of Argyle, and Towns of Monroe, Jordan, Adams, and Argyle.

Proposed improvements include:
  • Removing 4 inches of asphalt pavement
  • Adding 4-inch Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) to the surface layer
  • Replacement of existing guardrail
  • 5-foot paved shoulders
  • Replacement of existing pavement markings


  • Spring 2020 - Construction anticipated

Traffic impacts/detours

WIS 81 will remain open to traffic with flagging operations during construction.



Contact information

Mahesh Shrestha, WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 245-2674

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