Starts at the US 12 bypass along Fern Dell Road
and ends at Frontage Road West (near the intersection of Wisconsin
Dells Parkway South and N. Gasser Road) in the village of Lake Delton.
Located adjacent to north section of the US 12
Will connect to north section bypass
project just west of the Giebel Court/Moon Road/Fern Dell
North section (purple line on map
above) - Construction
5.7 miles of a four-lane bypass - I-90/94 (just
north of Fern Dell Road) south to Terrytown
Interchanges constructed near Fern Dell Road, at
North Reedsburg Road and at WIS 33.
New US 12 passes over Fern Dell Road, North Reedsburg
Road and Terrytown Road and passes under Shady Lane, WIS 33 and Old
US 12 is a principal east-west connector route across south central
Wisconsin and connects Dane and Sauk counties to the interstate
This section of US 12 serves as a prime tourism
center with the various natural areas – Devil’s Lake and Mirror Lake
State Parks, the many attractions in Lake Delton, Baraboo and Wisconsin Dells,
and the Ho-Chunk Nation Casino.
Construction on north section started spring
2009 and was completed fall 2011.
Construction on south section scheduled to start spring 2015 or
later with a scheduled completion date of fall 2017 or later.
Project cost estimated at $200 million (including design, real
estate and construction).