An EIS is the decision document for a major
highway project like US 12 (WIS 23 (Munroe Ave.)-WIS 13 (Broadway St.)), aka Wisconsin Dells Parkway. The EIS pulls together community and
agency interests and recommends a future course of action.
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 which is
prepared in accordance with their guidelines.
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
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Last modified: February 5, 2013