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Public hearing set to address I-94 Corridor Expansion in St. Croix County

June 13, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region office in Eau Claire is holding a public hearing to give residents the opportunity to provide testimony on the Environmental Assessment concerning future reconstruction and expansion of I-94 from US 12 to 130th Street. The public hearing is planned for Wednesday, June 18 at the St. Croix Central Elementary School located in Roberts – 202 S. Division Street, Roberts, Wisconsin. The public hearing will be conducted from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Interested persons may attend anytime between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. to review displays and other hearing materials, ask questions, and provide testimony. An opportunity for public verbal testimony will begin at 6 p.m. and will end when all interested persons have provided testimony or at 7:30 p.m., whichever occurs first. The verbal testimony portion of the public hearing will begin with an informational project presentation prior to accepting verbal testimony from the public. The informational presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m.

The Proposed Action consists of expansion and reconstruction of I-94 between US 12 and 130th Street. The project is located within the village of Roberts and towns of Hudson, Warren, and Kinnickinnic, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. It includes expansion and reconstruction of I-94 with three travel lanes in each direction from US 12 through the WIS 65 interchange; reconstruction of I-94 with two travel lanes in each direction from the WIS 65 interchange through 130th Street; and replacement of the I-94 bridges over Kinney Road, 100th Street, and 130th Street. The Proposed Action will require strip acquisition.

The public is encouraged to attend the public hearing to learn more about the proposed improvements and provide input. Project maps and other information will be on display and WisDOT staff will be available to explain the proposed improvements and answer questions. Information on how to present verbal and written testimony will be provided at the public hearing.

The meeting facility is wheelchair accessible. People who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter can contact Jim Koenig or Chris Ouellette. To allow time for making arrangements, please call no later than three working days prior to the hearing.

For additional information about the proposed improvements, interested persons may contact the WisDOT Project Manager Jim Koenig, 718 W. Clairemont Avenue, (715) 838-8391 or send e-mail to james.koenig@dot.wi.gov.

For more information, contact:
Chris Ouellette, WisDOT Northwest Region communications manager
(715) 833-9814, chris.ouellette@dot.wi.gov

 

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