Wisconsin Highway 126

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State Trunk Highway 126 marker

State Trunk Highway 126
Route information
Maintained by WisDOT
Length: 5.70 mi[1] (9.17 km)
Major junctions
South end: WIS 81 in Belmont
North end: US 151 / CTH-G in Belmont
Location
Counties: Lafayette
Highway system
WIS 125 WIS 127

State Trunk Highway 126 (often called Highway 126, STH 126 or WIS 126) is a 5.7-mile (9.2 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It runs from Wisconsin Highway 81 south of the village of Belmont north to U.S. Highway 151 at the village's northern border; the highway is located entirely within Lafayette County. Highway 126 is maintained by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

Route description[edit]

Highway 126 begins at an intersection with Highway 81 in the Town of Elk Grove. From here, the highway heads north through farmland. It meets the western terminus of County Highway F before continuing north toward Belmont. At the village's southern edge, the highway curves to the east, following County Highway G. The road turns north at a junction with County Highway XX and heads through a residential area of Belmont as Mound Avenue. It continues north through the village's downtown, crossing the Pecatonica State Trail and a creek. From here, Highway 126 heads to the northwest as 1st Capitol Avenue, where it terminates at Exit 26 of US 151. The road continues northwest as County Highway G.[2][3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Lafayette County.

Location mi[3] km Destinations Notes
Town of Elk Grove 0.0 0.0 WIS 81 Southern terminus
Belmont 5.7 9.2 US 151 – Madison, Dubuque Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bessert, Chris. "Wisconsin Highways: Highways 120-129 (Highway 126)". Wisconsin Highways. Retrieved 2007-03-20. 
  2. ^ Lafayette County (PDF) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved January 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Google (January 29, 2012). "Overview map of Highway 126" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 29, 2012.