Category Archives: Transportation | Traffic Projects

Sparking Conversation

Mike Scarmon and Matt Regnier lead a presentation at the 2021 Minnesota Transportation Conference. They shared their experience in the design of mini-roundabouts with a virtual crowd of over 140 professionals from all sectors. Their inspiring presentation prompted a lively and engaging question and answer session.

National Roundabouts Week 2020 | Day 5

Complex intersections are no problem for roundabouts! A novel KL design in La Crosse joined two side roads with an oval roundabout shape. Thank you City of La Crosse and WisDOT Southwest Region for collaborating on this project! #RoundaboutsWeek

National Roundabouts Week 2020 | Day 4

KL has a roundabout for that. At this location on the west edge of Portage, a unique and complex setting met its match with the construction of a roundabout, enabling safe management of traffic and freight movements. Many thanks to City of Portage and WisDOT Southwest Region for partnering with us on this project! #RoundaboutsWeek

National Roundabouts Week 2020 | Day 3

Yet another newly constructed roundabout (and a half)! The City of Fitchburg is a community who has embraced roundabouts – improving safety and aesthetics for this growing area. KL was extremely grateful for the opportunity to design this roundabout with Fitchburg and Promega! #RoundaboutsWeek

National Roundabouts Week 2020 | Day 1

A safe and efficient roundabout in this residential area, complete with “happy little trees” in the center. KL Engineering is thankful to have served as the roundabout designer for this recent project delivered by Gremmer & Associates for Fond du Lac County. #RoundaboutsWeek

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 […]