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US 14/61 Improvements - History

Roadway history

  • 1996 - Resurfaced with asphalt
  • 1985 - Concrete pavement repair
  • 1956 - US 14/61 constructed in current location

Improvement project history

2006

  • Feb. and Mar. 2006 - Meetings with city officials and business owners in Viroqua and Westby

2002-2003

  • July 2003 - State budget includes project
  • Dec. 2002 - WisDOT recommends against funding until 2004
  • July 2002 - TPC hearing in Richland Center
  • Mar. 2002 - Final Environmental Impact Study (FEIS) approved and final recommendations made

1999 - 2000

  • Oct. 2000 - Transportation Planning Commission (TPS) does not recommend funding approval
  • Aug. 2000 - TPC hearing in Madison
  • Feb. 2000 - Draft EIS (DEIS) approved
  • July 1999 to December 2000 - 13 meetings with project advisory group, public, city and county officials
  • Spring 1999 - EIS started

1994-1996

  • Oct. 1996 - Study published and distributed
  • Jan. 1995 to June 1996 - 15 meetings with project advisory group, public, city and county officials
  • Nov. 1994 - Feasibility study begins
  • July 1994 - Viroqua Transportation/Bypass Committee Report

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Last modified: June 24, 2013

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