What is the Roadside Facilities Program?
Wisconsin's Rest Area Maintenance (RAM) Program has been in existence since 1987. The RAM Program includes 29 rest areas and 90 seasonal sites. The Safety Weight Enforcement Facilities Maintenance (SWEFM) Program has been in existence since 2001. The SWEFM Program includes 13 sites. The Program consists of 132 roadside sites in 35 counties in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) owns these sites and acts as the program administrator. WisDOT contracts with Disability Service Provider Network Roadside Facilities (DSPN RF) to provide program management services. WisDOT also contracts with 22 Service Providers who provide custodial care and landscape maintenance services at these roadside sites. For more information about the program, click here.
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If you think you may have lost an item while stopping at a rest area, contact the rest area where you believe you lost your item. A complete listing of rest areas can be viewed by clicking on Site Phone Directory (PDF). This directory is arranged in alphabetical order by County.
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