Department of Transportation, Wisconsin
The purpose of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is to plan, build and maintain the state's highways and interstate highway system. WisDOT also shares financial responsibility for the building and operating of county and local transportation systems, and further plans and financially supports statewide air, rail and water transportation, as well as bicycle and pedestrian facilities.
The department is comprised of three executive offices and five divisions.
Budget information is posted on the Department website.
2011-203 Transportation Budget - All Funds
|State Highways||$3,243.8 Million||50.3%|
|DOT State Operations (FED, LOC, PR)||$72.6 Million||1.1%|
|Debt Service / Reserves||$773.5 Million||12.0%|
|Local Programs||$1,975.3 Million||30.6%|
|DOT State Operations (State)||$385.5 Million||6.0%|
The Department also received American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds.
|Highway and Bridge Funding||$354.5 million|
|Local Highway and Bridge Funding||$158.7 million|
|Transportation Enhancements Program||$15.9 million|
|Transit Capital Projects||$81.5 million|
Current plans and studies are listed. Active projects, with summaries, environmental documents, public involvement information, and schedules, are listed by region.
WisDOT also sponsors community programs such as Adopt-A-Highway, which allows volunteers to clean stretches of roadway to reduce litter.
The Department also runs the Safe Routes to School program, whch provides the resources to create safe routes to encourage and enable children to walk and bike to school.
Access to Public Records Policy is posted.
Statewide plans such as the State Highway Plan 2020 and the Six-Year Highway Improvement Program.