Wisconsin Highway 82

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State Trunk Highway 82 marker

State Trunk Highway 82
Route information
Maintained by WisDOT
Length: 116.15 mi[1] (186.93 km)
Major junctions
West end: Iowa 9 in DeSoto
  US 14 / US 61 / WIS 27 / WIS 56 in Viroqua
US 12 / WIS 16 in Mauston
I-90 / I-94 in Mauston
East end: I-39 / US 51 / WIS 23 in Oxford
Location
Counties: Crawford, Vernon, Juneau, Adams, Marquette
Highway system
WIS 81 WIS 83

State Trunk Highway 82 (often called Highway 82, STH 82 or WIS 82) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It runs east–west in southwest and south central Wisconsin from the Iowa border near Lansing, IA to Oxford.

This highway is a low traffic highway for its entire length.

Route description[edit]

Highway 82 begins on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River near Lansing, Iowa. Its next junction with a highway is across the bridge at Wisconsin Highway 35. The highway then turns to the North, forming a short concurrency with State Highway 35. At De Soto, Wisconsin, the route turns away from the Mississippi River Basin, and heads Northeasterly in general.

Summertime overlooking a wide and winding river.  A small town is to the right.  An old steel cantilever-truss bridge dominates the foreground.
The Black Hawk Bridge is the western terminus of State Trunk Highway 82, the eastern terminus of Iowa Highway 9, and the southern terminus of Iowa Highway 26.

The next settlement is Viroqua, where it forms a wrong-way concurrency with US Highway 14, US Highway 61, State Highway 27. This ends at the traffic light with Decker Street, where the road turns East, concurrent with Wisconsin Highway 56. This concurrency ends approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) East of Viroqua. Highway 82 turns left, to proceed to La Farge, while Highway 56 continues to Viola.

Travelling on Wisconsin Highway 80 at its intersection with Wisconsin Highways 82 and 33 in Hillsboro, Wisconsin, USA.
Wisconsin Highway 82 crossing the Wisconsin River between Mauston, WI and Oxford, WI.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bessert, Chris. "Wisconsin Highways: Highways 80-89 (Highway 82)". Wisconsin Highways. Retrieved 2007-03-20.