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Tier 1, US 8 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) - Preferred alternative
Because of the 40-mile project length, the corridor was divided into seven individual segments for study and each segment had one or more alternatives to the No-build alternative.
The preferred alternative is a four-lane roadway corridor selected after consideration of impacts and through local and agency coordination. The preferred alternative is a combination of preferred segment alternatives for each of the seven segments although in Segment V (Turtle Lake area) WisDOT will continue to evaluate preferred alternatives as part of its Tier 2 study process. The preferred alternative segments are outlined in the table below.
US 8 preferred alternative (Four-lane roadway)
|Segment||Segment limits||Preferred alternative|
|I||200th Street to 120th Street||Deer Lake far southern realignment|
|II||120th Street to County E||Apple River/Clover Lake on-alignment|
|III||County E to 50th Street||Range southern realignment|
|IV||50th Street to 15th Street||Joel Flowage on-alignment|
|V||15th Street to 5th Street|| Turtle Lake
preferred alternative to be evaluated further in Tier 2
|VI||5th Street to Sweeny Pond Creek||Poskin southern realignment|
|VII||Sweeny Pond Creek to US 53||Barron alternative A (short south bypass)|
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Last modified: July 16, 2013
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