Category Archives: Transportation | Traffic Projects

STH 93 (Osseo Road) | City of Independence

2016 WisDOT Excellence in Highway Design Award Finalist for Best Urban Design Type: Urban Reconstruction Client: WisDOT Northwest Region (Eau Claire) KL’s Role: Prime Consultant Location: City of Independence, Wisconsin Limits: A Street to Indee Boulevard Length: 1.3 miles Design Complete: August 2013 Construction Complete: 2015 Construction Cost: $6.1 Million Engineering Elements Detour Route Planning […]

Gathering Insight on Heavily Commuted CTH M

KL Engineering’s Gerry Schmitt will lead the first of three Public Information Meetings to address the traffic congestion and safety issues of CTH M. This heavily commuted highway provides northern access around Lake Mendota for the City of Madison and surrounding Wisconsin communities. The first meeting focuses on gathering information on issues of concern. The […]

Flashing Beacons Might Solve Safety Issues in Sun Prairie

The City of Sun Prairie held their second Public Information Meeting, regarding the Main Street Traffic Study project. The first meeting revealed that the Main Street crash rate is 12% higher than the statewide average of similarly categorized roads. Kevin Wehner, one of KL Engineering’s Traffic Engineers, led a 30 minute presentation outlining possible solutions. Various […]

CTH M Under the Microscope

County Highway M (CTH M) is a heavily traveled commuter route along the north side of Madison and serves as a critical link between Middleton/West Madison, North Madison, Waunakee, and other outlying communities surrounding the northern Madison area in Wisconsin.  KL Engineering will be investigating a range of options for improving safety and capacity along the […]

Safety and Traffic Flow Improvements Ahead for USH 12

KL Engineering has recently been awarded the contract for the improvements proposed to US Highway 12 (USH 12) in northwestern Wisconsin.  This project, located in St. Croix County begins near the village of Roberts, terminates east of Baldwin, and travels through the village of Hammond.  This 9 mile project is a mix of both urban […]

State Highway 170 Gets an Upgrade

KL Engineering has recently been awarded the contract for the improvements proposed to State Highway 170 (STH 170) in northwestern Wisconsin.  This project, located in Dunn and St. Croix Counties, travels through the communities of Glenwood City, Downing, and Boyceville.  This 7.5 mile project is a mix of both urban and rural roadway reconditioning, resurfacing, […]

STH 93 | City of Independence, WI

KL Engineering Menomonie, WI

KL Engineering designed a 1.3 mile urban section of STH 93 between A Street and Indee Blvd in the City of Independence, Trempealeau County.  The engineering design for the reconstruction included roadway, detour route, bridge, retaining walls, and sanitary sewer and water main.  Project also includes new/replacement street lighting, sidewalk reconstruction, storm sewer system upgrades, […]

Urban Reconstruction East Washington Avenue, Madison

KL Engineering

KL Engineering was the consultant for the redesign of East Washington Avenue (USH 51) from Thornton Avenue to Third Street, and First Street (STH 113) from Winnebago Street to East Johnson Street in the City of Madison. The East Washington Avenue project was the recipient of the 2008 WisDOT Excellence in Highway Design Award for […]

Rural Reconstruction – STH 31, Racine County

KL Engineering

KL Engineering completed the design of this two-mile segment of STH 31 in Racine County, which expanded STH 31 from a two-lane rural roadway to a four-lane roadway. Four design alternatives were evaluated and presented to the public. The selected alternative constructed two southbound travel lanes of the four-lane alternative. The two lanes were designed […]

Urban Rehabilitation- South Business Drive, Sheboygan

As prime consultant for WisDOT Northeast Region, KL Engineering completed the redesign of STH 28 (South Business Drive) in the City of Sheboygan. [metaslider id=”773″] The project included reconstructing the westbound lanes for approximately one-third of a mile, and overlaying the remaining 1.2 miles of the project; adding raised medium and turn lanes; traffic signals […]