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US 18/151 Freeway Conversion Study - Environmental documents

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Environmental Assessment (EA)

An EA is required to complete this study. It is completed and available for comment. Note - Comments due Jan. 3, 2014

  • View the EA - Complete OR view specific sections in the individual files below:
    • US 18/151 EA
      • Cover page
      • Basic sheets
      • Evaluations
    • US 18/151 EA Exhibits (8.1 MB)
      • Exhibit 1: Project Location Map
      • Exhibit 2: Preferred Alternative Overview
      • Exhibit 3: Preferred Alternative - Detail
      • Exhibit 4: Alternatives Not Selected
      • Exhibit 5: Noise Receptor Locations
      • Exhibit 6: LOS Summary Table
      • Exhibit 7: Roadway Characteristics and Design Notes
    • US 18/151 EA Appendix A thru F (6.7 MB)
      • Appendix A: Project Initiation and Scoping Letters
        • A1: Project Initiation Letter
        • A2: Agency Scoping Letter
        • A3: Tribal Scoping Letter
      • Appendix B: Traffic Forecasts Report
      • Appendix C: Correspondence
        • Appendix C1: Utility Correspondence
        • Appendix C2: Driftless Area Land Conservancy Correspondence
        • Appendix C3: Local Government Correspondence From Iowa County
        • Appendix C4: Local Government Correspondence From Dane County
        • Appendix C5: State Agency Correspondence
        • Appendix C6: Federal Agency Correspondence
        • Appendix C7: Tribal Correspondence
      • Appendix D: Agricultural Impact Statement
      • Appendix E: Section 106 Review Form
      • Appendix F: CPA-1006 Form for NRCS
    • US 18/151 EA Appendix G thru J (12 MB)
      • Appendix G: Conceptual Stage Relocation Plan
      • Appendix H: Indirect and Cumulative Effects Analysis
      • Appendix I: De Minimis Section 4(f)
      • Appendix J: Noise Notification Letters

Comments on the EA Note - Comments due Jan. 3, 2014

Any comments regarding the environmental impacts and effects of the proposed improvement are due on and/or postmarked on/or before Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Thank you for your interest and assistance with this important project.

Locations for viewing the EA

Printed copies are available for viewing at locations below:
  • WisDOT Southwest Region office
    Larry Barta, Project Manager
    2101 Wright Street
    Madison, WI, 53704-2583
    (608) 246-3884
    WI Telecommunications Relay System (TTY): 711
  • WisDOT DTSD - Bureau of Technical Services
    Rebecca Burkel, Director
    4802 Sheboygan Avenue
    Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7965
    (608) 516-6336
  • Mount Horeb Public Library
    105 Perimeter Road
    Mount Horeb, WI 53572
    (608) 437-5021
  • Dodgeville Public Library
    139 South Iowa Street
    Dodgeville, WI 53533
    (608) 935-3728
  • Verona Public Library
    500 Silent Street
    Verona, WI 53593
    (608) 845-7180
  • Barneveld Public Library
    107 W. Orbison Street
    Barneveld, WI 53507
    (608) 924-3711
Electronic copies are available for viewing at the municipal offices below:
  • Village of Ridgeway, 113 Dougherty Court, Ridgeway, WI
    (608) 924-5881
  • Village of Barneveld, 403 East County ID, Barneveld, WI
    (608) 924-6861
  • Village of Blue Mounds, 11011 Brigham Avenue, Blue Mounds, WI
    (608) 437-5197
  • Town of Dodgeville, 108 East Leffler Street, Dodgeville, WI
    (608) 935-5808
  • Town of Ridgeway, 6300 Prairie Road, Ridgeway, WI
    (608) 924-2247
  • Town of Brigham, 407 East County ID, Barneveld, WI
    (608) 924-1013
  • Town of Blue Mounds, 10566 Blue Vista Road, Blue Mounds, WI
    (608) 437-5311
  • Town of Springdale, 2379 Town Hall Road, Mount Horeb, WI
    (608) 437-6230
  • Town of Verona, 335 North Nine Mound Road, Verona, WI
    (608) 845-7187
  •  City of Dodgeville, 100 E. Fountain St., Dodgeville, WI
    (608) 930-5228

To make arrangements to view the report, or to obtain a printed copy or a copy on CD contact:

Larry Barta, WisDOT Project Manager
WisDOT Southwest Region
2101 Wright St., Madison, WI, 53704-2583

There will be a charge for hard copies and CDs. You will be notified of any charges prior to the material being sent.

WisDOT environmental information

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 areas.

Questions about the content of this page:
WisDOT Southwest Region Office-Madison, swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: November 20, 2013

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