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List of U.S. Highways in Wisconsin

The U.S. Highways in Wisconsin comprise 14 current and two former United States Numbered Highways in Wisconsin. Additionally, two highway designations have been decommissioned in the state.

United States Numbered Highways of the Wisconsin State Trunk Highway System
US Highway 8 markerUS Highway 12 markerUS Highway 151 marker
Highway markers used in Wisconsin
System information
FormedNovember 11, 1926[1]
Highway names
US HighwaysUS Highway nn (US nn)
Special Routes:Alternate U.S. Highway nn (ALT US nn);

Business U.S. Highway nn (BUS US nn);
Bypass U.S. Highway nn (BYP US nn);

Truck U.S. Highway nn (TRUCK US nn);
System links

U.S. HighwaysEdit

Number Length (mi) Length (km) Southern or western terminus Northern or eastern terminus Formed Removed Notes
  US 2 104.49 168.16 US 2 in Superior US 2 in Hurley 01926-11-261926 current Western segment
  US 2 14.46 23.27 US 2/US 141 near Florence US 2/US 141 near Spread Eagle 01926-11-261926 current Eastern segment, concurrent with US 141
  US 8 255.55 411.27 US 8 in St. Croix Falls US 8 at Norway, MI 01926-11-261926 current
  US 10 294.01 473.16 US 10 in Prescott SS Badger at Manitowoc 01926-11-261926 current Connects to US 10 in Michigan via car ferry
  US 12 339.40 546.21 I-94/US 12 in Hudson US 12 in Genoa City 01926-11-261926 current
  US 14 198.49 319.44 US 14/US 61 in La Crosse US 14 in Walworth 01926-11-161926 current
  US 18 182.16 293.16 US 18 in Prairie du Chien Lincoln Memorial Drive in Milwaukee 01926-11-261926 current
  US 41 300 480 I-94/US 41 at Russell, IL US 41 in Marinette 01926-11-261926 current MilwaukeeGreen Bay segment upgraded to I-41
  US 45 305 491 US 45 in Bristol US 45 near Land O' Lakes 01935-01-01c. 1935 current
  US 51 316.51 509.37 I-39/I-90/US 51 in Beloit US 2 in Hurley 01926-11-261926 current
  US 53 239 385 US 14/US 61/WIS 16 in La Crosse I-535/US 53 at Duluth, MN 01926-11-261926 current
  US 61 120 193 US 61/US 151 in Kieler US 14/US 61 in La Crosse 01926-11-261926 current
  US 63 182 293 US 63 in Hager City US 2 near Benoit 01926-11-261926 current
  US 110 37.44 60.25 US 10/WIS 96 in Fremont US 45 in Marion 01926-11-261926 01936-01-011936 Replaced by WIS 110
  US 118 38.1 61.3 US 61 in Dickeyville US 18 in Dodgeville 01926-11-261926 01928-01-011928
  US 141 102.87 165.55 I-43 in Bellevue, Wisconsin US /US 141 at Quinnesec, MI 01926-11-261926 current Southern segment
  US 141 14.46 23.27 US 2/US 141 near Spread Eagle US 2/US 141 near Florence 01928-01-011928 current Northern segment, concurrent with US 2
  US 151 337 542 US 61/US 151 in Kieler US 10 in Manitowoc 01926-11-261926 current
  •       Former

Special routesEdit

Except were indicated, the following highways are or were locally maintained.

Number Length (mi) Length (km) Southern or western terminus Northern or eastern terminus Formed Removed Notes
 
  Bus. US 2
Formerly served Hurley
 
  Bus. US 8
7.1[2] 11.4 US 8 & WIS 47 west of Rhinelander US 8/WIS 47 east of Rhinelander 01991-01-011991[3][4] 02005-07-012005 Followed old alignment of highway though Rhinelander; section of route east of town resigned as CTH-P
 
  Bus. US 10
Serves Neillsville
 
  Bus. US 10
Serves Manitowoc
 
  Bus. US 12
Follows old alignment of US 12 between Lake Delton and West Baraboo; co-signed as CTH-BD
 
  Bus. US 12
Follows Wisconsin Highway 33 and Wisconsin Highway 113 through Baraboo
 
  Bus. US 12
Serves Sauk Prairie
 
  Bus. US 12
Serves Whitewater
 
  Bus. US 12
Formerly served Eau Claire
 
  Bus. US 14
Serves Janesville
 
  Bus. WIS 16
Serves Watertown
 
  Bus. US 18
Serves Mount Horeb
 
  Alt. US 18
Formerly served Milwaukee
 
  Bus. US 18
Serves Verona
 
  Bus. US 41
Formerly served Fond du Lac
 
  Bus. US 41
Formerly served Oshkosh
 
  Bus. US 41
Formerly served Appleton
 
  Bus. US 41
Serves De Pere and Ashwaubenon; state-maintained
 
  Bus. US 41
Formerly served=Green Bay
 
  Bus. US 45
Serves New London
 
  Bus. US 45
Serves Wittenberg
 
  Bus. US 51
Formerly state-maintained and served Merrill; now signed as CTH-K and CTH-Q
 
  Bus. US 51
Follows Division and Church streets through Stevens Point and Post Road through Plover; state-maintained
 
  Bus. US 51
Follows 1st and 3rd avenues as dual one-way streets into downtown Wausau, then follows Grand Avenue to the south into Schofield and Rothschild; state-maintained
 
  Spur US 51
Unsigned in Beloit; connects US 51 and WIS 213 via Broad Street; state-maintained
 
  Bus. US 51
Formerly served Tomahawk
 
  Bus. US 53
Follows former alignment along Hastings Way in Eau Claire
 
  Bus. US 53
Serves Solon Springs
 
  Bus. US 53
Serves Minong
 
  Bus. US 53
Follows Belknap Street into downtown Superior and then WIS 35 north to rejoin the main route at John A. Blatnik Bridge
 
  Byp. US 53
Temporary designation used on northern half of new freeway at Eau Claire in 2005-2006
 
  Bus. US 141
Formerly served Manitowoc
 
  Bus. US 141
4.5[5] 7.2 US 141 southwest of Coleman US 141 and WIS 64 northeast of Pound 02006-01-012006[6][7] current Follows old alignment through Coleman and Pound
 
  Bus. US 141
Formerly served Sheboygan
 
  Bus. US 151
Follows old alignment of US 151 just to the south of downtown Platteville
 
  Bus. US 151
Follows old alignment of route through Mineral Point
 
  Bus. US 151
Co-signed with US 18 Bus. on old alignment through Mount Horeb
 
  Bus. US 151
Co-signed with US 18 Bus. on old alignment through Verona
 
  Bus. US 151
Follows old alignment through downtown Sun Prairie
 
  Bus. US 151
Follows old alignment through downtown Columbus
 
  Bus. US 151
Follows old alignment through downtown Beaver Dam
 
  Bus. US 151
Follows old alignment through downtown Waupun
  •       Former

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bureau of Public Roads & American Association of State Highway Officials (November 11, 1926). United States System of Highways Adopted for Uniform Marking by the American Association of State Highway Officials (Map). 1:7,000,000. Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey. OCLC 32889555. Retrieved November 7, 2013 – via Wikimedia Commons.
  2. ^ Google (May 11, 2008). "Overview Map of U.S. Route 8 Business in Rhinelander, Wisconsin" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 11, 2008.
  3. ^ Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Highways (1991). Wisconsin Highway Map (Map) (1991–92 ed.). 1 in=13 mi. Madison: Wisconsin Department of Transportation. § F4.
  4. ^ Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Highways (1993). Wisconsin Highway Map (Map) (1993–94 ed.). 1 in=13 mi. Madison: Wisconsin Department of Transportation. § F4.
  5. ^ Google (September 21, 2015). "Overview Map of Bus. US 141" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved September 21, 2015.
  6. ^ Wisconsin Department of Transportation (2006). Official State Highway Map (Map). 1 in=13 mi. Madison: Wisconsin Department of Transportation. § I5–I6.
  7. ^ Wisconsin Department of Transportation (2007). Official State Highway Map (Map). 1 in=13 mi. Madison: Wisconsin Department of Transportation. § I5–I6.

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