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UPDATE-Public meeting planned for US 63 in Washburn County CANCELLED

October 8, 2013

Meeting to focus on replacement of nearly five miles of pavement will be rescheduled

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region in Superior is announcing a public information meeting to discuss plans for a pavement resurface project on US 63 between Woodyard Road and County B East HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The meeting was scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, at the Shell Lake City Hall Council Chambers, located at 501 1st Street. The meeting will be rescheduled.

The proposed scope of work for this recondition project includes:

  • Widening the paved shoulders
  • Adding right and left turn lanes at County D and Hill Top Road.
  • A right turn lane at Peterson Drive and the school
  • A two-way-left-turn lane and pedestrian refuge island configuration within Shell Lake
  • A pedestrian and bicycle path east of US 63 between Industrial Boulevard and County B (east) that will go through Memorial Park
  • Side road, park and driveway connections within Shell Lake

WisDOT staff will be on hand to answer questions about the project. This meeting will only address this specific project and will not cover the US 63 project that begins at the south county line and travels northward to Woodyard Road.

This public information meeting is an opportunity to review and comment on preliminary design. An Environmental Report will be prepared as part of the project to identify potential impacts of the project. Persons with an interest in, or knowledge about, historical and archaeological resources in the project area are invited to present such information at the meeting.

For information about the project or the public information meeting, contact WisDOT’s Project Manager, Phil Keppers at (715) 395-3027 or (800) 590-1868 ext. 1 3027.

The meeting site is accessible to wheelchair. Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter may arrange for one by contacting Phil Keppers at least three days prior to the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Communications Manager Chris Ouellette, WisDOT NW Region
(715) 833-9814,



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