WIS 26 corridor Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is the decision document
for a major highway project like WIS 26. The EIS pulls together
community and agency interests and recommends a future course of
An EIS is required by the National and Wisconsin Environmental
Policy Acts for projects with potentially significant social,
economic, natural resource and other impacts. The Federal Highway
Administration (FHWA) is the lead agency for the EIS and it is
prepared in accordance with their guidelines.
The Final Environmental Impact Statement has been published and
is available below. Hard copies are available for viewing at the
Southwest Region Transportation Office, 2101 Wright Street, Madison.
The Record of Decision (ROD) is the final approval that is needed
before an action analyzed in the EIS may be implemented. The ROD was
signed by the Federal Highway Administration on September 27, 2005.
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