Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Alert: The following services will be unavailable on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 12 a.m. (midnight) to 6 a.m. CST due to system maintenance.

Surface Transportation Program - Rural

The Surface Transportation Program - Rural  (STP-R) allocates federal funds to complete a variety of improvements to rural highways (primarily county highways).

The objective of STP-R is to improve federal aid eligible highways outside of urban areas. Projects must meet federal and state requirements. Communities are eligible for funding on roads classified as major collectors or higher.

The calendar year 2013 application process for the 2013-2018 Program Cycle is now complete. Questions about the approved program should be directed to the appropriate WisDOT regional contact listed below.


WisDOT will begin accepting applications for the next STP-Rural program cycle (2015-2020) in early March 2015. Information on the next cycle will be posted on this webpage throughout calendar year 2015.

Regional local program contacts

Southwest Region
Michael Erickson

Phone: (608) 246-5361
Fax: (608) 246-3819

Southeast Region
Robert Schmidt
Phone: (262) 548-8789
Fax: (262) 521-4425

Northeast Region
Sandy Carpenter
Phone: (920) 492-5681
Fax: (920) 492-5711

North Central Region
Joe Benbenek
Phone: (715) 365-5714
Fax: (715) 365-5780

Northwest Region
Bill Zimmer
Phone: (715) 635-5014
Fax: (715) 635-2309

Statewide program contact:
Bob Reed
(608) 266-3807
Fax: (608) 266-0658 

Questions about the content of this page:
Bob Reed, robert.reed@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: February 27, 2015

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