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Public meeting scheduled for WIS 57 work in Door County

March 12, 2014

Meeting to focus on preliminary design concepts and public comment

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region is announcing a public involvement meeting to discuss design concepts for a proposed improvement project on WIS 57 from south of County Q in Baileys Harbor to WIS 42 in Sister Bay, Door County. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 18 at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall, 2392 County F, Baileys Harbor from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A brief presentation is scheduled for 5:45 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is to review and gather comments on WisDOT’s plans for the project.

As a convenience to the public, the meeting is being conducted in an open-house format. WisDOT staff will be available to discuss the project details and obtain input from the public. Persons with information regarding privately owned utilities, drainage facilities, or structures that encroach into the highway right-of-way are encouraged to attend this meeting or provide comments.

Work includes:

  • Milling and resurfacing WIS 57 from the south County Q intersection to WIS 42
  • Replacing the existing culvert pipes within the project limits
  • Milling and resurfacing WIS 57 from the south County Q intersection to WIS 42
  • Replacing the existing box culvert between Ahrens (Cedar) Road and Meadow Road with a bridge structure
  • Minor grading to improve drainage in the following locations:
    • 200 feet of ditching along the east side of WIS 57 approximately 800 feet north of the south County Q intersection
    • 100 feet of ditching along the east side of WIS 57 approximately 400 feet south of Sun Plaza Road
    • Installation of 300 foot curb and gutter along the west side of WIS 57 approximately 300 feet north of Settlement Road

The bridge will be built August to November 2016.

WIS 57 will be closed during the project and traffic detoured, though access will be maintained to all businesses and residences throughout construction. Please note WIS 57 will be open for Fall Fest Weekend.

Members of the public who are unable to attend the meeting or would like more information can contact WisDOT Project Manager Jeremy Ashauer at (920) 492-4165. Written comments regarding the project can be mailed to Jeremy Ashauer, WisDOT NE Region, 944 Vanderperren Way, Green Bay, WI 54304 or emailed to jeremy.ashauer@dot.wi.gov. Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter may request one by contacting Jeremy Ashauer at least three working days prior to the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Kim Rudat, WisDOT NE Region Communications
(920) 492-5743, kim.rudat@dot.wi.gov

 

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