When referencing highway and street construction standards
To determine eligibility for the rural
or urban surface
Routes are classified using the Functional Classification Criteria(687 KB) (based on the former Wisconsin Administrative Code Trans 76), developed by
WisDOT in April 2003.
Functional classification must be updated every 10 years to coincide with the U.S. Census analysis of urban and urbanized areas but can be updated at any time.
WisDOT works in cooperation with appropriate local or MPO
officials in development of a functional classification system.
After WisDOT and local officials agree, FHWA approves the functional
amend the functional classification of highways and streets often occur when new routes are planned or when existing routes indicate changes in travel patterns.
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Last modified: September 13, 2013