Sent: Jan. 23, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is announcing a public involvement meeting to discuss proposed highway safety improvements to the intersection of WIS 24 and County N, in Milwaukee County. The meeting will take place at Greenfield City Hall – Common Council Chambers – 7325 W. Forest Home Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220 on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The meeting will be conducted in an open house format. The objective of this meeting is to familiarize the public with the purpose and need for the project and to obtain input on the proposed improvements. No formal presentation will be given. Representatives of the WisDOT will be available to discuss the proposed project and address any questions or concerns.
The purpose of the proposed project is to improve the safety and operations of this intersection. This intersection is in close proximity to the Oak Leaf Trail, and there has been a history of right-angle (T-bone) motorist crashes and crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists. Traffic signals will be added as well as a westbound left-turn lane on mainline WIS 24. Installation of a traffic signal can be expected to reduce the number of angle crashes and improve the safety of bike and pedestrian crossings.
Design alternatives will be shown at the meeting. We encourage the public to attend the meeting and provide comments. After gathering input at this meeting, design modifications will be explored and the preferred alternative will be presented at a future public meeting.
Construction is anticipated in 2019.
If you are unable to attend the meeting, or would like more information, contact Cindy Flower, WisDOT project manager, at (262) 548-5695 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Written comments regarding the project can be mailed to Cindy Flower, 141 NW Barstow Street, P.O. Box 798, Waukesha, WI 53187-0798.
Citizens who are hard of hearing and require an interpreter may request one by contacting Cindy Flower at (262) 548-5695 to make arrangements. This number is not a TDD telephone. TDD calls may be placed through the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay System (dial 711).