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Reminder: Velp Avenue closure and design public meeting scheduled in Brown County

December 6, 2013

Construction of new Velp interchange intertwined with new I-43/US 41 interchange

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) NE Region in Green Bay is announcing a public meeting has been scheduled to provide road closure and design information for the Velp Avenue interchange area. The public information meeting will be held 5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, December 12 at WisDOT’s US 41 Brown County project office, 1940 W. Mason Street, Green Bay. A short presentation is scheduled for 5:15 p.m.

The primary purpose of this meeting is to show interchange designs and give tentative dates when Velp/US 41 interchange ramps and Velp Avenue itself will close for construction. Preliminary construction has already begun for the interchange. The majority of the work will be 2015 to 2017.

At this meeting, you can:

  • View current designs for the Velp Avenue interchange area.
  • See tentative construction dates and closures through 2017.
  • Learn local and state-marked detours.
  • Find out how the I-43/US 41 system-to-system interchange affects the Velp interchange.

The public is encouraged to attend the meeting, ask questions and offer comments. The meeting will be held in an open house format and project staff will be available to discuss the projects on an individual basis.

Persons unable to attend the meeting, or would like more information, may contact Mark Kantola, US 41 Project communications manager at (920) 492-4152. Written comments regarding the project can be mailed to Mark Kantola, US 41 Project Office, 1940 W. Mason Street, Green Bay, WI 54303 or emailed to mark.kantola@dot.wi.gov. Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter may request one by contacting Kantola at least three working days prior to the meeting.

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  • Call 5-1-1 or visit Wisconsin 511 online.

For more information, contact:
Mark Kantola, project communications manager
(920) 492-4153, mark.kantola@dot.wi.gov

 

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