In order to maintain a safe and efficient transportation system,
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is expanding 50 miles of WIS 26 to two lanes in each
direction from Janesville to WIS 60 in Rock, Jefferson and Dodge
About half of the expansion will be constructed alongside the
existing corridor. The other half, mainly the bypasses, will be
constructed on new location. Bypasses will be constructed around Milton, Jefferson and
Watertown with interchanges providing easy access to the cities.
The overall cost to purchase real estate and construct the
roadway represent an estimated $325 million investment in
Wisconsin's transportation system.
Construction will occur
in eight segments between 2008 and 2015: