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I-794 Lakefront Gateway Project - Public involvement

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Public Involvement Meetings (PIM), hearings and other meetings


  • April 21, 2015 - PIM

General overviews and information:

Exhibits for projects that will be constructed in 2016:

Exhibits for projects that will be constructed in 2017:

Past meetings

  • Feb. 1, 2015 - Final construction plans complete anticipated
  • June 20, 2014 - 60 percent preliminary engineering plans complete
  • May 13, 2014 - PIM, Open house format allowing participants to view concepts and provide feedback on: How proposed plans affect Milwaukee County park lands, Development of bicycle/pedestrian facilities, Preferred alternative for the roadway layout, and Master Plan concepts
    • Handout
    • Maps from this meeting
    • View all items from this meeting (16.9 MB)
      • Overview
      • Handout
      • Schedule
      • Comment sheet Note - Comments were due May 27, 2014
      • Preferred alternative
      • Existing and projected average annual daily traffic (AADT) volumes
      • Overview perspective
      • North Lincoln Memorial Drive
      • East Clybourn Street
      • Proposed BMPs and storm water opportunities
      • Proposed BMPs and storm water details
      • Retaining walls, Summerfest
      • Retaining walls, Historic Third Ward
      • Lakefront park land
      • Existing lakefront multiuse trails
      • Proposed lakefront multiuse trails
      • Preferred alternative, with proposed multiuse trails
      • Typical sections, 1 of 2
      • Typical sections, 2 of 2
      • Multiuse trail connections, Discovery World
      • Multiuse trail connections, Summerfest
      • East Clybourn Street extension
      • N. Harbor Drive
      • Design concept A site layout
      • Design concept B site layout
      • Design concept B, perspective 1
      • Design concept B, perspective 2
      • Design concept C site layout
      • Design concept C, perspective 1
      • Design concept C, perspective 2
      • Design concept D site layout
      • Design concept D, perspective 1
      • Design concept D, perspective 2
      • Bridge aesthetic concepts
  • Feb. 14, 2014
  • Jan. 22, 2014 - PIM

News releases


  • Long Range Lakefront Plan
  • The project team created a Community Advisory Group (PAG) in November 2013
  • Project team will be meeting with property owners upon request

Project comments

WisDOT welcomes project comments/suggestions. Please give us your comments/suggestions on this project, the project goals, transportation deficiencies, project purpose and need, and preliminary alternatives. Thank you for your interest and assistance with this important project.

  • Submit comments at PIMs and/or other public meetings
  • Send project comments via email to project staff

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WisDOT Southeast Region Office, ser.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: April 22, 2015

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