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Tribal affairs - Region project information/highlights, North Central (NC)

WisDOT north cental transportation region -  tribal map.

Adams, Florence, Forest, Green Lake, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Menominee, Oneida, Portage, Price, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara and Wood counties.

WIS 55 - Menominee Nation Safety Edge Project

Menominee Nation Safety Edge Project.

Box Culvert Project - Sokaogan Chippewa Community (Mole Lake)

Before

Sokaogan Chippewa Community (Mole Lake) Box Culvert Project, before.

After

Sokaogan Chippewa Community (Mole Lake) Box Culvert Project, after.

Mishonigan Bridge Project - Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

  • Community collaboration
  • Involved local artists
  • Wetland mitigation

Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Mishonigan Bridge Project.

Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Mishonigan Bridge Project.

WisDOT staff worked closely with the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Planning Office to add culturally tailored design elements to the bridge.

The WisDOT project team also worked closely with the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Natural and Cultural Resources offices to address the environmental concerns of replacing the twin culverts with a bridge, enhancing Mishonigan Creek and mitigating the impacted wetlands along the creek. The project design team came up with a wonderful design for a wetland mitigation site adjacent to the stream and the new bridge, which is developing nicely.

A number of tribal members have commented on the positive feelings the bridge evokes as they enter the reservation on WIS 47 and how much they enjoy the decorative elements on the bridge.

For more information, contact:

Sandy Stankevich, NC Regional Tribal Liaison
(715) 365-5784
sandy.stankevich@dot.wi.gov

NC region office
510 N. Hanson Lake Rd.
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone (715) 365-3490
Fax (715) 365-5780

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Last modified: August 15, 2013

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