Public meeting scheduled for WIS 42 improvements in Kewaunee County

Work scheduled to begin in 2021

Release date: October 3, 2016

(City of Kewaunee) The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region announces a public involvement meeting to discuss proposed pavement and bridge improvements to WIS 42 from Miller Street to Duvall Street in the city of Kewaunee. The meeting is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kewaunee City Hall, 401 Fifth Street in Kewaunee. There will be a short presentation at 5:15 p.m. After the presentation, the meeting will follow an open-house format.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide information on the proposed improvements, discuss property and traffic impacts, and obtain input that will assist the department in further development and refinement of the plans. The project is currently scheduled to start in 2021.

WIS 42 Project improvements include:

  • Resurface approximately 1-mile of WIS 42
  • Concrete deck overlays and repairs on the bridges over the Kewaunee River and the old railroad/trail crossing north of Hathaway Drive
  • Replace guardrails to meet current safety standards
  • spot sidewalk improvements south of the Kewaunee River
  • Upgrade curb ramps to meet American Disability Act standards
  • Installation of new signing and pavement marking

The public is encouraged to attend the meeting, provide input and ask questions concerning this project.  Maps and displays will be available for public review. WisDOT representatives will be available to discuss the project on an individual basis.

Persons who are unable to attend the meeting can request project information by contacting WisDOT Project Manager, Jeremy Ashauer, at 944 Vanderperren Way, Green Bay, WI 54304. Jeremy can be reached via phone at (920) 412-6381 or email to Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter may request one by contacting Jeremy at least three working days prior to the meeting via the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay system (dialing 711).