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Multimodal Freight Network
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Multimodal Freight Network is composed of highways, local roads, rail lines, ports and airports. The network identifies the role of the different transportation facilities in shipping freight to and from Wisconsin. The network will help prioritize Wisconsin's freight transportation improvement activities in the future.
The Multimodal Freight Network builds upon the department's previously-established priorities for highways, railroads, airports and water ports - as articulated in Connections 2030 - the state's long-range multimodal transportation plan.
The network is one of several WisDOT efforts that feed into the Freight Mobility Action Agenda, the 1-5 year approach for statewide freight programming, prioritization and policy. The agenda was introduced at the Governor's Freight Industry Summit in 2011.
Commodity profiles and industry maps
Commodity profiles were created utilizing WisDOT's commodity flow database (TRANSEARCH). These profiles analyze many of the state's important commodities and indicate their origins and destinations.
WisDOT also created industry maps showing the location of the state's largest shippers and receivers, along with the major highways used for the shipment of the commodities. The sources of data for the maps are WisDOT's commodity flow database and the IHS Freight Finder database.
The following documents are in Adobe PDF format.
- Chemical Products
- Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Products
- Distribution and Warehousing Freight
- Electrical Equipment
- Fabricated Metal Products
- Farm Products
- Food and Kindred Products
- Furniture and Fixtures
- High-Tech Manufacturing
- Lumber and Wood Products
- Machinery (Industrial & Commercial)
- Miscellaneous Manufacturing
- Non-Metallic Minerals
- Rubber or Plastic Manufacturing
- Primary Metal Products
- Printing, Publishing and Allied Industries
- Pulp, Paper and Allied Products
- Transportation Equipment
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