WIS 81 (US 61 to Ridge Avenue)

Platteville to Lancaster – Grant County

Traffic impacts

Update on June 8, 2021

Current work zone is located along WIS 81 between County D and Ridge Avenue in Platteville.

  • During normal work hours, various portions of the WIS 81 work zone will be impassible as construction equipment removes and replaces the old roadbed.
  • WIS 81 remains open to local traffic only during construction.
    • Access to commercial and private entrances will be maintained at all times.
    • Local traffic may use portions of the roadway to access residential, commercial and agricultural entrances throughout the corridor.
  • WIS 81 is closed to through traffic during construction from US 61 to Ridge Avenue in Platteville. Through traffic pertains to drivers who do not have an origin or a destination in the work zone. Signed detour route follows:
    • US 61/WIS 35, between south of Lancaster and Dickeyville
    • US 151, between Dickeyville and Platteville
    • WIS 80/WIS 81 within Platteville
  • At the end of each day, WIS 81 will be returned to a gravel surface for local traffic. Work in this area is anticipated to extend through mid-July.