Road Construction & Projects

County road construction is prioritized on the basis of need, and roads are built with federal aid if possible with contracts let to the lowest bidder. See the lists below for 2016 County and State road construction projects in Washington County.

Washington County Highway Construction 6-Year Program (TABLE)

Washington County Highway Construction 6-Year Program (MAP)

2016 Washington County Highway Department Projects

State Trunk Highway 60 Reliever Route

Washington County's State Trunk Highway (STH) 60 Reliever Route project is an initiative to provide a transportation route alternative for State Highway 60 industrial traffic.

Several public input opportunities were planned prior to County Board consideration of the inclusion of route Alternate 11 into the County Jurisdictional Highway System Plan and the Regional 2050 Transportation Plan.

Public input was welcomed and appreciated throughout the decision making process. Written comments that were submitted are posted below with personal phone numbers and email addresses blackened out for privacy purposes.

     Written public comments submitted by 2/20/17 deadline (12.56MB)

The following documents are available for review:

*Some of the following files have large file sizes. If you have problems downloading, please call the Highway Department at (262)335-5025.

     KSingh STH 60 Reliever Route Evaluation Summary - 1/15/17 (Excel 20 KB)

     Exhibit A - Signal pole locations at STH 175 (PDF 288 KB)

     CTH K - FINAL 30 Percent Plan - 1/16/17 (PDF 37.8 MB)

     Signal and Autoturn Memo (PDF 259 KB)

     8524 Plan DCM Estimates - Traffic Analysis Package - 1/15/17 (PDF 48.6 MB)

     KSingh STH 60 Reliever Route Evaluation Summary - 1/15/17 (PDF 24 KB)

     Combined Estimates - 1/17/17 (PDF 600 KB)

     8524 Design Criteria Memo - 1/16/17 (PDF 7.6 MB)

     Final Traffic Tech Memo - 1/10/17 (PDF 1.9 MB)

     STH 60 Northern Reliever Route Feasibility Study - SEWRPC Presentation

     Alternative Reliever Routes Evaluated - STH 60 Reliever Route Feasibility Study

     Evaluation of Alternative STH 60 Reliever Routes (Revised to include Alt 11)

     STH 60 Northern Reliever Route Recommended for Further Study

     STH 60 Reliever Route SEWRPC Presentation (9/28/16)

For more information, please visit the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission's website. (click here)

Washington County Section Corner Monument Survey

Washington County has contracted with the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) to conduct a countywide update to the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) section corners in Washington County. SEWRPC surveyors will be collecting survey measurements on these monuments from now until the end of 2018. Work will occur within roadways and in off-road locations including on private property. Please exercise caution if you encounter such work in progress.

For more information, please see the press release and the State of Wisconsin's Right of Trespass Law below.

If you have any questions, please call Ted Dumke, Project Manager/Deputy Surveyor at (262)335-4436.

     Press Release

     State of Wisconsin's Right to Trespass Law (pdf)

WisDOT Construction Projects In Washington County

For updates and information regarding WisDOT construction projects in Washington County and southeastern Wisconsin, please visit: or call 511.