The Environment Assessment (EA) that documents the need for the
project, the alternatives development and screening process, the
impacts of the preferred alternative, and the coordination with the
public and resource agencies is available for viewing.
Following the comment period on the EA, WisDOT will address any
changes found necessary on the document and the bridge location study
The bridge design will continue on as a scheduled improvement
project with one more public outreach planned in 2012 and ongoing
community involvement through Fall 2014 construction.
Aug. 2010 - WisDOT
identified Alternative 1 as the preferred bridge alignment.
2010 - Following the June public information meeting (PIM), the Wrightstown Village Board
voted unanimously in support of Alternative 1.
favored this location because it was supported by the village and
public, it addresses the profile and alignment problems of the
existing bridge and approaches, and it avoids the neighborhood impacts
associated with Alternative 5.
Jun. 23, 2010 - WisDOT conducted the projectís fourth PIM to allow the public to view and comment on the two
remaining alternative alignments.
2010 - After Alternative 1 was revised, meetings were conducted comparing
Alternatives 1 and 5 that led to identification of the preferred
- WisDOT met with the Wrightstown Village Board concerning Alternatives
1 and 5.
2009 - Following the June PIM, the Wrightstown Village Board requested that
WisDOT develop a new alternative, based on Alternative 1, containing
elements of past alternatives that would minimize neighborhood and
community impacts and improve the alignment of WIS 96 east of the Fox
River by locating part of the alternative in the Plum Creek wetlands
on a bridge structure.
2009 - After the June PIM, WisDOT then conducted a series of meetings with local organizations,
county organizations and the public to present the two remaining
alternatives, explain their impacts and characteristics of each, and
gather comments and information on each alternative.
Jun. 2009 - Following the PIM, WisDOT
screened the remaining six alternatives. Two final alternatives
(Alternatives 1 and 5) were identified based on comments received
from the public and local, state, and federal organizations and
The following document(s) are in Adobe PDF
format. (Note: Some files are large and may take longer to download
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