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US 12 Corridor - Schedule

Note - WisDOT has stopped all work on the study of a future US 12 Bypass through the town of Koshkonong south of Fort Atkinson. The final disposition of the study will be determined at a future date by the Transportation Projects Commission. (May 3, 2012)

For more information on Public Involvement Meetings (PIM), hearings and other public activities, visit Public involvement.

Current (this year)

  • May 3, 2012 - WisDOT has stopped all work on the study of a future US 12 Bypass through the town of Koshkonong south of Fort Atkinson. The final disposition of the study will be determined at a future date by the Transportation Projects Commission.

Future (next year and beyond)

  • 2016 - Interim improvements to existing US 12
  • To be determined (TBD)
    • Publication of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)
    • Record of Decision (ROD) signed
    • Study scheduled to be completed
    • Officially map future bypass corridor
    • When traffic and safety conditions warrant the need to construct the bypass, the EIS will be re-evaluated to account for any changes in conditions. This would be done before construction can begin.
    • A public hearing will be held prior to recording the official map


Past (anything prior to today)

2012

  • May 3, 2012 - WisDOT has stopped all work on the study of a future US 12 Bypass through the town of Koshkonong south of Fort Atkinson. The final disposition of the study will be determined at a future date by the Transportation Projects Commission.

2011

  • Announcement of Preferred Alternative, South Bypass
  • Completion of impacts analysis of south bypass, preparation of FEIS
  • Oct. 13, 2011 - PIM

2008

  • 2008-2011 - Impacts analysis of south bypass, preparation of FEIS

2007

  • Dec. 2007 - Announcement of three step preferred concept
  • Apr.-Aug. 2007 - Additional studies, public and agency coordination, and alternatives analysis. PIM.
  • Dec. 2006-Apr. 2007 - Response to Draft EIS (DEIS) comments

2006

  • Dec. 2006-Apr. 2007 - Response to DEIS comments
  • Jan.-Dec. 2006 - Additional studies and agency coordination post-DEIS

2005

  • Nov. 2005 - Public Hearing
  • Nov. 2003-Nov. 2005 - Conduct studies and prepare DEIS on alternatives conducted for further study

2004

  • Nov. 2004 - PIM

2003

  • Nov. 2003-Nov. 2005 - Conduct studies and prepare DEIS on alternatives conducted for further study
  • Jul.-Nov. 2003 - Analysis of broad range of alternatives
  • Apr. 2003 - PIM
  • Feb.-Jul. 2003 - Develop purpose and need statement
  • Sep. 2002-Feb. 2003 - Agency and public scoping period

2002

  • Oct. 2002 - PIM
  • Sep. 2002-Feb. 2003 - Agency and public scoping period
  • Sep. 2002 - Notice of intent to prepare DEIS

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Last modified: June 18, 2013

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