Highway

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    Highway Notice of Hour Change

    Beginning Monday, April 5, 2021 the Highway Department schedule will change to: 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Thursday, closed Friday
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    Hwy 11 Resurfacing to begin Monday, April 19, 2021

    • Nearly 10 miles of WIS 11 from west of Browntown to the Monroe city limits; and • 11 miles of WIS 11 from just east of Monroe to the Brodhead city limits. Read on...

Responsibilities

Responsible for maintaining approximately 122 miles of State Highway and approximately 279 miles of County Trunk Highway.

Duties

Highway maintenance including snow plowing, salting and sanding, putting up snow fence, road resurfacing, shoulder repair, drainage, sign repair, guard rails, and patching pavement. Right-of-way maintenance includes mowing, brush removal, tree cutting, and trash pick up.

Responsible for issuing driveway and utility permits. Complete the appropriate application and forward with fee to the Highway Department.

Implements of Husbandry (IoH) & AG Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Permitting

For all information regarding IoH and Ag-CMV permitting, please visit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Agricultural Equipment and Vehicles page.

If you are applying for an IoH of Ag-CMV permit to operate within Green County, please follow the permit process steps:

  1. IoH or Ag CMV Permit Process (PDF)
  2. Axle Weight and Spacing Calculator (XSLX)

Once the applicant determines that they may be operating equipment over the gross vehicle weight, single axle weight, axle grouping weight, or length limits of ACT 377

1. Determine the route to apply for with assistance from county mapping:

Interactive Act 377 Road Classification Mapping Application
Static Act 377 Road Classifications Map (PDF)

Using any web browser:

A. Download the IoH or Ag-CMV no fee permit application from the Green County website: No Fee Agriculture Permits
B. Using Microsoft Word, open the "Blank" permit application document
C. Complete the permit application, re-name it for your own identification and save it to your computer
D. Attach the completed form to an email request and send to each local road Maintaining Authority: 

Local Road Maintaining Authorities Contact Information (PDF)

3. The Maintaining Authority receives permit application and responds by email or letter to the applicant within 21 days, usually within 7 days.

The Permit May Be -
A. Approved as applied for: Applicant is notified by email or letter and a copy of the permit must be made available in the permitted vehicle.
B. Amended:

i. Weights Amended - By reducing the gross weight, specific axle weights, or axle grouping weight that was requested
ii. Routes Amended - Overweight limits may be allowed on some roads, but not on other roads
iii. Other Amendments - Restricted trips per day, restricted weeks of operation, restricted time of day

C. Denied: Application is denied and reason why is given. Applicant must comply with existing postings or comply with IoH weight limits.

Permit Operating Conditions (PDF)

Parents Guide to Family Highway Safety 

Committee of Jurisdiction