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WIS 26 Corridor Expansion Project - Segment 5 (Jefferson bypass)
|Project overview (printable version)|
Segment 5 consists of constructing a 7.5-mile freeway to carry WIS 26 traffic around the west side of the city of Jefferson, in Jefferson County.
The new highway will be expanded to two lanes in each direction with a grass median.
Three interchanges will be constructed, one on the south side of Jefferson, one at US 18 and one on the north side of Jefferson. Bridges will be constructed at County W, County J, Popp Road, County N and Jahn Road to provide through travel under or over WIS 26.
The section of existing WIS 26 through the city of Jefferson will be jurisdictionally transferred to local government when the new bypass is opened to traffic.
The construction cost was $67 million.
Completed in 2011
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Last modified: August 23, 2013
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