Meeting next week on Menomonie road projects

You can mail written comments about the project to Tara Wiess, WisDOT 718 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701.  Citizens who are hearing-impaired and require an interpreter can request one by calling Tara Weiss at least three working days before the meeting.

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The public will have a chance to see the preliminary design for two highway improvement projects in Menomonie.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is holding a meeting on April 21 at the Menomonie City Hall Building. It will present the design for the State Highway 25 resurfacing project and the U.S. Highway 12 and Red Cedar Street intersection improvement project. The plan is to install new pavement with a two-way left turn lane, and new traffic lights at the intersection. Construction is planned for late spring 2015.

The meeting is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. If you want more information on the project, call Project Manager Tara Weiss at (715) 836-2283. Click on one of the links on the right side of this story to see maps of where the planned improvements will end up.
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Proposed Improvements:

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation
(WisDOT) and KL Engineering have developed
preliminary plans for the WIS 25 & US 12
projects. A brief description of the projects:

WIS 25 (S. Broadway Street):

South Broadway Street is planned to be
resurfaced with asphalt pavement including a
center two-way left-turn lane. The project also
includes crosswalk and utility upgrades to be
completed between 24th Avenue and 10th
Avenue.

WIS 25/US 12 (N. Broadway Street):

North Broadway Street is planned to be
resurfaced with asphalt pavement between
350-ft south of Wolske Bay Road and Tainter
Street.

US 12/WIS 29 (Stout Rd.) & Red Cedar Street
Intersection:

This intersection is planned to be upgraded to
include traffic signal installation. Additional
improvements include crosswalks and sidewalk
connections between Technology Drive and the
East Service Road

All work on the projects listed above will be
constructed under traffic, no detours are
currently planned. Construction is anticipated to
begin in late spring 2015, completed by the fall.


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