DOT Seeking Comments On Highway 16 Improvements From Watertown To Oconomowoc

(Watertown) The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is seeking public input on improvements along Highway 16 from Watertown to Oconomowoc.

The project will replace the pavement along the highway from East Main Street in Watertown to Rock River Road in Oconomowoc. Additional improvements include installation of a roundabout at 16 and East Main Street, and bridge deck surface repairs along the project corridor.

Transportation officials say during construction, Highway 16 will be closed and detoured utilizing Highway 26, Interstate 94, and Highway 67. Work is currently scheduled for 2025.

A presentation and materials detailing the WIS 16 project are available to view on the project website at

All persons interested in the project are encouraged to view the website and provide input by contacting project staff via email, postal mail, or phone. Your comments will assist WisDOT in developing a project that will serve the needs of the traveling public and community. Your input is welcome and appreciated throughout the design process. Questions and comments can be directed to WisDOT Project Manager Mike Rampetsreiter at [email protected], (608) 246-7917, or mailed to the WisDOT Southwest Region, 2101 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704.