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WIS 55 (Lawe St.-US 41) Reconstruction
Kaukauna, in Outagamie County

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Map key - Thick orange line is the project overview/location. Blue tear drop with dot in center is the project limit.

Project location

WIS 55 (Delanglade St.), from Lawe St. to US 41, in Kaukauna, Outagamie County.

Project overview

  • Reconstructing one mile of WIS 55 from a rural section to an urban section
  • Signalizing the WIS 55/WIS 96 intersection
  • Adding four roundabouts
    • WIS 55/US 41 northbound ramp
    • WIS 55/US 41 southbound ramp
    • WIS 55/Getrude/Maloney
    • WIS 55/County OO
  • Adding bike/pedestrian accommodations from County OO to the north end of the project

WIS 55 is a primary access to and from Kaukauna, to US 41 (11,000 average daily traffic (ADT) from 2007) and runs past the entrance to the city industrial park.

Pavement is severely distressed and dates from the 1950s. Project will reduce congestion while providing a smoother driving surface with new pavement marking, signs, and bike/pedestrian accommodations. It will also help extend the service life of the highway and reduce maintenance costs.

Planning started 2008 and design work started in 2009.

Status/phase

Design work with construction scheduled to start April 2018 and scheduled to be completed November 2018.

SSI - Project contacts Questions about the content of this page:
WisDOT Northeast Region Office, ner.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: August 13, 2014

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