State Trunk Highway 57 North - Green Bay to Door County

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Wisconsin 54 east & 57 north
Wis 54 & 57 turn northward from University Avenue to meet Interstate 43 at a wide directional cloverleaf interchange. Forthcoming CTH-N branches southeast to follow the former state trunk route via University Way. Photo taken 01/21/16.
The roadways of Wis 54 & 57 separate to accommodate left side ramps from Interstate 43 as the pair transition into a freeway. Departing here is the southbound ramp for Milwaukee. Photo taken 01/21/16.
The final seven miles of I-43 lead west through Green Bay to Interstate 41 and U.S. 141 at the village of Howard. Photo taken 05/30/11.
STH-57 north to Door County is part of the Lake Michigan Circle Tour. Trailblazers are posted along the route to STH-42 and Sturgeon Bay. Photo taken 05/30/11.
The freeway leads Wis 54 & 57 east by Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary to a parclo interchange with University Avenue south and Nicolet Drive north. Photo taken 05/30/11.
University Avenue leads back west as the former alignment of STH 54 & 57 while Nicolet Drive extends the road north to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus. Photo taken 05/30/11.
CTH-A lines Nicolet Drive northward along Green Bay to Vincent Point and Red Banks. The trunk highway returns to STH-57 near Benderville. Photo taken 05/30/11.
The STH 54 & 57 freeway advances east one mile to a folded diamond interchange with CTH-EA (Huron Road) south and Bay Settlement Road north. Photo taken 05/30/11.
County Trunk Highway EA serves outlying suburbs of Green Bay south to CTH-JJ (Eaton Road) the village of Bellevue. Bay Settlement Road angles northward from Wis 54 & 57 to Chapel Ridge, Bay Settlement and Wequiock. The local road was formerly STH-57 and STH-78 before that. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Reassurance markers posted for STH-54 and 57 as the freeway turns north to the town of Scott. Photo taken 05/30/11.
CTH I stems east from CTH A (Nicolet Drive) by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to meet CTH 54 and 57 at a diamond interchange. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Wis 54 parts ways with Wis 57 north for the 23-mile trek to Algoma. Wis 57 transitions into an at-grade expressway from here northward to Door County. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Wisconsin 57 north
Advancing north from Wis 54, Wis 57 travels by the community of Bay Settlement. Photo taken 05/30/11.
The statewide speed limit increase from 65 to 70 miles per hour included the STH-57 freeway east from Interstate 43 to the split with STH-54. Speed limits were increased across Wisconsin starting on June 15, 2015.1 Photo taken 01/21/16.
Dyckesville is the next community of significance along the Wis 57 expressway in ten miles. The trunk highway reaches Sturgeon Bay in 35 miles. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Wis 57 (Sturgeon Bay Road) north approaches CTH K (Champion Road) east and the north end of Bay Settlement Road (former STH-57). Photo taken 05/30/11.
CTH K runs 3.5 miles east to Mercer Road, where it shifts north one mile to reach the settlement of Champion. Photo taken 05/30/11.
An implied overlap takes CTH-K northward along STH-57 0.6 miles to Fischer Road west. Photo taken 05/30/11.
CTH K west links Wis 57 with CTH-A (Nicolet Drive) near Point Sable on Green Bay. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Speed limits remain at 65 miles per hour as STH-57 advances north through the town of Scott. Photo taken 05/30/11.
CTH-A north returns to end at Wis 57 (Sturgeon Bay Road) opposite CTH-T (New Franken Road) south. Photo taken 05/30/11.
A portion of Nicolet Drive leading west is the pre-expressway alignment of STH-57. The adjacent road branches away from the trunk highway through Benderville to run along the east shore of Green Bay. CTH-T south leads to New Franken and Humbolt. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Parallel Sunset Bluff Drive is the former STH-57 as the expressway turns east toward Bayshore County Park. Photo taken 05/30/11.
A Lake Michigan Circle Tour trailblazer stands east of Edgewater Beach and CTH-T. Photo taken 05/30/11.
A diamond interchange joins Wis 57 (Sturgeon Bay Road) north with CTH-P south and CTH-DK north in 1.50 miles. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Heading south from Wis 57, CTH-P runs 9.4 miles to Sugar Bush in the town of Humboldt. CTH-DK lines the former route of STH-57 through the bayside community of Dyckesville. Photo taken 05/30/11.
The Wis 57 expressway bypasses Dyckesville to the south and east as a limited access route to Macco Road. Photo taken 05/30/11.
The Door County town of Brussels lies 11 miles to the northeast along STH-57. The county seat of Sturgeon Bay is another 14 miles. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Wis 57 north enters the northwestern corner of Kewaunee County ahead of the CTH-S overpass. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Reassurance marker for STH-57 north as the expressway leaves the Dyckesville area and Macco Road. Photo taken 05/30/11.
CTH-DK remains parallel to Wis 57 toward Barretts Point as the expressway approaches CTH-X east. Photo taken 05/30/11.
CTH-X meanders east from STH-57 to Duvall and the Door County line, which it follows east to Rosiere and STH-42. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Wis 57 north passes by Red River County Park as it leads away from CTH-X. Photo taken 05/30/11.
County Line Road links Wis 57 with adjacent CTH-DK to the west and agricultural areas to the east. Photo taken 05/30/11.
Northbound motorists formally enter Door County along Wis 57. Door County covers the remainder of the peninsula north between Green Bay and Lake Michigan, including Washington Island. The peninsula is a popular tourist destination during the warm weather months. Photo taken 05/30/11.
STH-57 continues north along side CTH-DK through the rural town of Union. Photo taken 05/30/11.

Sources:

  1. "UPDATE: 70 mph speed limit signs going up in Wisconsin." WMTV (Madison, WI), June 15, 2015.


Photo Credits:

    05/30/11 by AARoads. 01/21/16 by Peter Johnson.

Connect with:
Interstate 43
U.S. 141
State Trunk Highway 54

Page Updated 02-16-2016.