Public involvement meeting set to discuss Oregon/Jackson Street Bridge study in Winnebago County

2nd public meeting to look at proposed bridge improvement alternatives

Release date: October 4, 2016

(Oshkosh) The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region announces a public involvement meeting to discuss potential improvements for the   Oregon/Jackson Street Bridge in the city of Oshkosh. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the Oshkosh Seniors Center (Kiwanis Hall), North Building, 234 N. Campbell Road, Oshkosh. A brief presentation will start at 5:10 p.m., with an open house to follow.
WisDOT is in the initial stages of the Oregon/Jackson Street Bridge study that will:

  • Determine if there is a need for improvements
  • Develop possible alternatives that address identified improvements
  • Evaluate impacts of any alternatives
  • Recommend an alternative that addresses the needs and minimizes impacts

The purpose of this meeting is to show Oregon/Jackson Street Bridge alternatives that have been developed to date, and discuss the project’s purpose and need. Project maps, exhibits and displays will be available for public view and comment. WisDOT staff will be available to explain the potential improvements and answer questions. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting to learn more about the study and provide input.

For additional information about the study, please contact WisDOT project manager, Bill Bertrand, P.E. at (920) 360-3124 or send an e-mail to Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing and require an interpreter may request one by contacting Mr. Bertrand at least three working days prior to the meeting via the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay System (dial 711). The meeting facility is wheelchair accessible.