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US 41 Interstate Conversion - Environmental information

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Wild lupine along a roadway.

Final Environmental Report - Feb. 2015

Note - Yellow highlighted items on the report are changes from the Draft ER.

Draft Environmental Report (Draft ER) - Aug. 2013

Written testimony on Draft ER was due Sept. 26, 2013.

Executive Summary

Draft ER - Complete document (7.6 MB)

  • Cover signature page
  • Project location map
  • Executive summary
  • Section 1 - Purpose of and need for action
  • Section 2 - Alternatives considered
  • Section 3 - Existing conditions, impacts, and mitigation
  • Section 4 - Community involvement and agency coordination
  • Appendices
    • Appendix A - Agency correspondence
    • Appendix B - US 41 Improvement Projects
    • Appendix C - Technical memorandums
    • Appendix D - Agencies invited to participate in the study

Supplementary Material - These files are not part of the main ER document, but are included as supplemental materials on CD.

Coordination Plan (CP) for Agency and Public Involvement

Impact Analysis Methodology (AIM)

Agency Meeting Documentation

Environmental Document Type Memorandum

Economic Impact Survey Fall 2011

Indirect and Cumulative Effects (ICE) Analysis Report

Note - View the complete Draft ICE report OR view individual sections listed below.

Locations for viewing the ER

  • On the project website, see above
  • At the Public Hearing
  • WisDOT offices and county highway offices along the proposed I-41 route at locations listed below:
    • WisDOT Northeast Region Office 944 Vanderperren Way, Green Bay
    • WisDOT Southeast Region Office 141 NW Barstow St., Waukesha
    • WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services 4802 Sheboygan Ave. Room 451, Madison
    • Waukesha County Dept. of Public Works Attn: Gary Evans 515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha
    • Fond du Lac County Highway Commissioner Attn: Tom Janke, PE. 301 Dixie St., Fond du Lac

    • Brown County Public Works Dept. Attn: Paul Van Noie 2198 Glendale Ave., Green Bay
    • Racine County Public Works Attn: Julie Anderson Ives Grove Office Complex 14200 Washington Ave., Sturtevant
    • Washington County Highway Commissioner Attn: Tom Wondra 900 Lang St., West Bend
    • Winnebago County Highway Dept Attn: Ernest Winters 901 W. County Y, Oshkosh
    • Kenosha County Center 19600 75th St., Suite 122-1, Bristol

    • Milwaukee County Dept of Transportation Attn: Brian Dranzik 2711 W. Wells St., Milwaukee
    • Dodge County Highway Commissioner Attn: Brian Field 211 E. Center St., Juneau
    • Outagamie County Highway Commissioner Attn: Al Guerts 1313 Holland Rd., Appleton

To make arrangements to view the ER, or to obtain a printed copy or a copy on CD, contact:

Bryan Lipke, WisDOT Planning Project Manager
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Northeast Region Office
944 Vanderperren Way
Green Bay, WI 54303
(920) 492-5703

There will be a charge for hard copies and CDs. You will be notified of any charges prior to the material being sent.

Written testimony on the ER was due Sept. 26, 2013.

Initial agency Coordination Plan (CP) and Impact Analysis Methodology (IAM)

Feb. 4, 2013 - Revised documents shared at an agency update meeting

Spring 2012 - Draft documents shared during agency coordination and public outreach

Final Environmental Document scheduled to be completed in fall 2013.

WisDOT environmental information

WisDOT projects and construction sometimes change the natural environment around a project area. To minimize the effects of road construction and development WisDOT works to reduce change to the natural environment and leads several efforts to restore project areas.

SSI - Contact information Questions about the content of this page:
US 41 Interstate Conversion Team, 41conversion@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: Mar. 5, 2015

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