Bayfield highway receives federal designation


February 19, 2021

A stretch of highway in Bayfield County, along with two other Wisconsin roads, have won Federal Highway Administration designations for their “national importance as tourism destinations,” the Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.

Roads in Bayfield and Door counties have been named National Scenic Byways, while a previous scenic byway was elevated to the status of an All American Road.

Approximately 70 miles of Wisconsin 13 along the Bayfield Peninsula’s Lake Superior shoreline is now designated as Wisconsin’s Lake Superior Scenic Byway.

“Wisconsin’s Lake Sup...

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