WIS 89 (E. Blackhawk Drive to US 18)

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

​​Project location

WIS 89 (E. Blackhawk Drive to US 18), Fort Atkinson – Jefferson County

Project overview

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) plans to improve this 4.53 mile section of WIS 89 near the City of Fort Atkinson by resurfacing (mill and overlay) the existing asphalt pavement. This treatment is needed to extend the pavement service life.​

​Additional improvements include:

  • Adjusting/replacing guardrail as needed
  • Upgrading guardrail end treatments
  • Replace cross culverts
  • New structure approaches
  • New pavement marking

Public involvement

November 2020 - Virtual Public Involvement Meeting (PIM) #1



  • Construction scheduled for 2025, with potential advancement to 2024.

Traffic impacts/detours

Traffic will likely be detoured during construction.

  • The proposed detour route is US 12 to WIS 26 to US 18
*Access to all properties within the project limits will be maintained during construction.



Contact information

Matthew Lamb, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 246-5638

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