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WIS 26 Corridor Expansion Project
Segment 8 (Watertown to WIS 60 East)
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Segment 8 consists of reconstructing 6.5 miles of the existing highway between County Q and WIS 60 East, in Dodge County, north of the city of Watertown.
The highway will be expanded to two lanes in each direction with a grass median. North of the city of Watertown, at-grade side road and driveway intersections will remain, although driveways will be combined to a single access point or moved to a side road where possible. Median crossing points will be widely spaced to improve safety, so some intersections and driveways will be limited to right in/right out movements. Right turn lanes will be added at all side road intersections and left turn lanes will be added at each median crossing.
The east leg of WIS 60 will be rebuilt on new alignment, beginning about three-fourths of a mile east of the current intersection with WIS 26. It will connect directly with the west leg of WIS 60 at the interchange with WIS 16 and WIS 60 West. The interchange will be rebuilt as a standard diamond and accommodate traffic in all directions.
The estimated construction cost is at $43 million in 2011 dollars.
Construction scheduled for 2013 - 2015
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Last modified: August 23, 2013
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