Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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US 12 - Fast facts
Altoona, Eau Claire County

View NW, US 12, in Altoona, Eau Claire County in a larger map.
Map key - Thick orange line is the project overview/location. Blue tear drop with dot in center is the project limit.


US 12, Otter Creek to 500 ft. west of Industrial Dr., in Altoona, Eau Claire County.


We are planning roadway improvements to US 12 in Altoona. The project will include the following changes:

  • Resurfacing road with new asphalt
  • Altering the median island on the US 12 bridge over Otter Creek to accommodate the extension of the westbound turn lane
  • Adding eastbound turn lanes on US 12 at Nottingham Way and Winchester Way
  • Replacing signs and guardrails

Promote your business during construction

Come In We're Open sign

Is your business located within mile of the WisDOT construction zone for this project? If so, help your business not only survive, but thrive, during the construction project. Promote your business by uploading your business information to our business listing website.


  • Fall 2015 - Begin construction

Traffic impacts/Detours

  • Traffic will remain open during the project with single lane closures during off-peak travel times.


2015 Construction

Contact information

Stacie Lambele, WisDOT Project Manager
(715) 833-5569

Chris Ouellette, WisDOT Northwest Region Communications Manager
(715) 833-9814

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Northwest Region, Eau Claire Office
718 W. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire WI
Phone (715) 836-2891 or toll-free (800) 991-5285
Fax: (715) 392-7863
WI Telecommunications Relay System (TTY): 711
Email: nwr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov

SSI - Project contacts Questions about the content of this page:
WisDOT Northwest Region Office, nwr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: February 18, 2015

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