Wisconsin Highway 127

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State Trunk Highway 127 marker

State Trunk Highway 127
Route information
Maintained by WisDOT
Length14.16 mi[1] (22.79 km)
Major junctions
West end WIS 16 near Wisconsin Dells
East end I-39 / WIS 16 in Portage
Highway system
WIS 126WIS 128

State Trunk Highway 127 (often called Highway 127, STH 127 or WIS 127) is a 14.16-mile (22.79 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It runs from Wisconsin Highway 16 near Wisconsin Dells east to Interstate 39 and WIS 16 in Portage; the highway is located entirely within Columbia County. WIS 127 is maintained by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

Route description[edit]

WIS 127 begins at a junction with WIS 16 and County Highway WD in the Town of Newport, southwest of Wisconsin Dells. From here, the highway heads east through farmland, crossing County Highway O. It enters the Town of Lewiston, passing to the south of Lake Corning. Past the lake, the route meets County Highways XX and AA in succession before turning southeast; the latter route connects WIS 127 to Briggsville. WIS 127 crosses a creek before turning east to pass Lewiston Elementary School. After crossing a second creek, the route again heads southeast toward Portage. The highway curves south to pass Columbia Correctional Institution, a maximum-security state prison, before entering Portage. In Portage, the route passes several businesses before terminating at a junction with WIS 16 and Exit 89B of I-39.[2][3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Columbia County.

Town of Newport0.00.0 WIS 16Western terminus
Portage14.122.7 I-39 / WIS 16Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Bessert, Chris. "Wisconsin Highways: Highways 120-129 (Highway 127)". Wisconsin Highways. Retrieved 2007-03-20.
  2. ^ Columbia County (PDF) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved January 29, 2012.
  3. ^ a b Google (January 29, 2012). "Overview map of Highway 127" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 29, 2012.