WisDOT Hwy 20/83 Construction project

State Hwy 20/83 reconstruction, approximately 1.8 miles long, from Buena Park Road to State Hwy 36, plus about 2 blocks of East Main Street from the bridge to Milwaukee Street. 

Project Overview

 
Project includes reconstruction of the pavement and bridge on State Highway 20/83 from Buena Park Road to Highway 36 in Rochester. The project also includes East Main Street from Hwy 20/83 to Milwaukee Street.

It will address:

  
 
  • Road deterioration, age of facility and related deficiencies and increasing traffic volume
  • Safety concerns and drainage problems

Completion of the project will:

  
 
  • Improve safety, ride and operational quality, pedestrian and bicycle accommodation
  • Increase roadway capacity
  • Improve drainage
 

 Timeline:


 
  • Fall 2017: Right-of-Way Acquisition
  • May 2018: Plans Complete
  • Spring 2018: Public Involvement Meeting
  • Spring to Fall 2018: Utility Relocation
  • Fall 2018-Fall 2019 - Construction

*Five-year average crash rate for the entire corridor is 228 crashes per million vehicle miles traveled, which is just less than the state average of 223.

Project Details


Provided at the April 21, 2016 Public Involvement Meeting
Meeting Handout
Comment Sheet - return to Justin Suydam (below)  by May 5, 2016

Project Contacts


Justin Suydam, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager, WisDOT SE Region
PO Box 798, 141 NW Barstow St, Waukesha, WI 53187
Phone: 262.548.8745

John Elkin, P.E.
Consultant Project Manager, R.A. Smith National, Inc.
16745 W. Bluemound Rd., Suite 200, Brookfield WI 53005

DOT 20/83 Project website

Meeting Provided Tips for Business Owners to  Survive and Thrive During Construction


Hosted by Absolutely Waterford, the meeting included WI DOT project managers with information about the project, and Erin Welty, of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) sharing tips for business owners surviving downtown construction.
WEDC Presentation
DOT Presentation

Post Construction Renderings prepared by RA Smith

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Orange - DOT project
Yellow - Village project
Red shows Village Boundaries

Average Annual Daily Traffic Volumes

20/83 Segment
2011
Projected
to 2038
Hwy 83 to Buena Park Rd
7,800
10,500
Buena Park to Jefferson St.
10,400
13,800
Jefferson to E Main St
13,900
18,100
E. Main to River Rd
6,800
9,000
River Rd to Hwy 36
7,000
9,300
E. Main (1st  to Milwaukee)
10,000
12,900

Hwy 20/83 Crash Data (2007-11)*

Location- Intersection

Property Damage Only

 Injury Total
Buena Park
6
1
7
Rivermoor Rd 3
2
5
Jefferson
8
2
10
River St 6
1
7
Main St
6
2
8
Elizabeth St
3
1
4
Mid-Block & Minor intersections
18
4
22
Total for 20/83 corridor
50
13
63