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Consultant project manager Charles Wade of TranSmart Technologies, Inc., explains the freeway/expressway conversion alternatives for Highway 64 to residents before a public information meeting held by WisDOT at Somerset High School Nov. 6. (Photo by Sarah Young)

WisDOT completes Highway 64 freeway/expressway conversion study

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WisDOT presented four alternatives for eventually converting a segment of Highway 64 to a freeway or expressway between 150th Avenue in the Town of St. Joseph and Highway 65 in New Richmond at a public information meeting Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Somerset High School.


The purpose of the meeting was to present and collect input from citizens who live, work and travel Highway 64. This project is independent of the St. Croix Crossing bridge project.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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