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Public meeting for central segment of I-39/90 Expansion Project in Rock County

February 6, 2014

Meeting to focus on proposed alternate route during I-39/90 construction

A public information meeting will occur on Tuesday, February 18 to provide information on the proposed alternate route during the reconstruction and expansion of Interstate 39/90 from County O, south of Janesville, to the Dane/Rock County line. The meeting will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the WisDOT Southwest Region Project field office, 111 Interstate Boulevard, Edgerton, WI 53534. A brief presentation will be held at 5:30 p.m. The public should use the entrance on the east side of the building.

In the central segment, the proposed alternate route starts at the WIS 11 (Racine Street) interchange in Janesville, travels east on WIS 11 to the US 14/WIS 11 intersection and follows US 14 north and west to US 51 which continues north to the I-39/90 and US 51/WIS 73 interchange near Edgerton. The meeting will present information on possible improvements to the alternate route, such as:

  • Upgrading local road intersections for safety and better traffic flow;
  • Optimizing traffic signal operations; and
  • Rehabilitating the existing pavement.

Improvements to the proposed alternate route are scheduled for 2015 and 2016. Most of the work is anticipated to be completed in 2015.

For more information about the expansion project, visit the project website, and follow the project on Facebook.

The public is encouraged to attend the meeting, provide input and ask questions regarding this project. Maps showing the proposed improvement alternatives will be on display. WisDOT representatives will be available to discuss the project on an individual basis.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, or would like more information, contact Derek Potter at (608) 884-7135. Written comments regarding the project can be mailed to Derek Potter, WisDOT project manager, 111 Interstate Blvd, Edgerton, WI 53534, or by email at derek.potter@dot.wi.gov. Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter may request one by contacting Derek Potter at least three working days prior to the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Derek Potter, WisDOT I-39/90 central segment project manager
(608) 884-7135, derek.potter@dot.wi.gov

Steven Theisen, WisDOT I-39/90 communications manager
(608) 884-1230, steven.theisen@dot.wi.gov

 

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