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St. Croix, Dunn counties I-94 project meeting scheduled

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region will hold a public involvement meeting to discuss plans for upcoming construction projects on I-94 between Highway 128 and the Wilson Creek Bridges in St. Croix and Dunn counties.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 29, 5-7 p.m., at the Knapp Community Hall, 111 Oak St., Knapp. The objective of this meeting is to familiarize people with the project and to obtain input on the proposed improvements.

The project will involve replacing 12.5 miles of roadway with new concrete pavement as well as replacing 14 mainline bridges carrying I-94 traffic over local roads.

The pavement on the ramps at the County Q interchange will also be removed and replaced.

Construction is scheduled to begin in 2018 and be completed in 2020.

The public is encouraged to attend the meeting, provide input and ask questions concerning this project.

Exhibits showing the plan concepts will be on display. Project representatives from WisDOT will be available to discuss and answer questions about the project.

Those who are unable to attend the meeting, or would like more information, may call Tom Anderson, WisDOT Project Leader, at 715-836-7275 or email to thomas.anderson@dot.wi.gov.

Written comments regarding the project may be mailed to Tom Anderson, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 718 W Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701. Those who are hearing-impaired and require an interpreter may request one by contacting WisDOT at least three working days prior to the meeting via the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay System (dialing 711).

A public hearing may be requested by individuals to whom the proposed project is of significant concern by submitting a written request to the address listed above on or before April 15, 2016. The hearing request should indicate the concerns and reasons why a hearing is requested.

Before making a request for a public hearing, persons are encouraged to contact the WisDOT project leader to express their views and discuss those aspects of the project that are of concern.

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