Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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WIS 54 - Fast facts
Melrose/Black River Falls, Jackson County

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WIS 54, WIS 71 (Melrose) to 11th Street (Black River Falls), in Jackson County.


  • We are currently completing design and development plans to resurface WIS 54 between WIS 71 and 11th Street in Jackson County. Roadway improvements will include:
    • Asphalt will be placed on the bridge over Squaw Creek
    • A two-way left-turn lane will be constructed between County R and 11th Street
    • Concrete will be placed on the bridge over Trout Run Creek

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  • 2014-2016 - WisDOT will complete design and development plans
  • 2017 - Anticipated construction

Traffic impacts/Detours

  • WIS 54 will remain open
  • Crews will direct traffic through the work zone with stop and go signs
  • Trout Run Creek Bridge will use temporary signals


Anticipated 2017 construction

Contact information

Adam Sarauer, WisDOT Project Leader
(715) 833-5367

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

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WisDOT Northwest Region Office, nwr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: September 12, 2014

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