Marathon County Highway Study

This Marathon County 2050 Highway System Sustainability Study is a planning tool subject to budget appropriation in each County budgeting cycle. Actual revenues and expenditures must be approved by the Marathon County Board in its annual budget.

This study contains the following elements:

  • An inventory of all county highways including condition, traffic levels, crashes and other relevant factors.
  • An analysis of growth and development information to help determine highway service priorities.
  • An analysis of potential future changes to the County Highway System due to anticipated growth or other factors.
  • An assessment of necessary maintenance with anticipated expenses accounting for inflation over time. maintenance, including crack filling, chip sealing, resurfacing, reconstruction, etc.
  • A breakdown of recommended average funding needed to adequately maintain existing roadways