US 41 Interstate Conversion - Environmental information

Final Environmental Report (ER) - Signed February 2015 

Executive Summary

 Draft ER - August 2013

  • Cover signature page
  • Project location map
  • Executive summary
  • Section 1 - Purpose of and need for action
  • Section 2 - Alternatives considered
  • Section 3 - Existing conditions, impacts, and mitigation
  • Section 4 - Community involvement and agency coordination
  • Appendices
    • Appendix A - Agency correspondence
    • Appendix B - US 41 Improvement Projects
    • Appendix C - Technical memorandums
    • Appendix D - Agencies invited to participate in the study

Supplementary Material - These files are not part of the main ER document but are included as supplemental materials.

Coordination Plan (CP) for Agency and Public Involvement

Impact Analysis Methodology (IAM)

Agency Meeting Documentation

Environmental Document Type Memorandum

Economic Impact Survey Fall 2011

Indirect and Cumulative Effects (ICE) Analysis Report

Note - View the complete Draft ICE report as individual sections listed below.

  • Draft ICE, Sections 1-5
  • Draft ICE, Sections 6 - part 1 of 2
  • Draft ICE, Sections 6 - part 2 of 2
  • Draft ICE, Sections 7
  • Draft ICE, Sections 8 - part 1 of 2
  • Draft ICE, Sections 8 - part 2 of 2

Locations for viewing the ER

  • On the project website, see above
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) offices and county highway offices along the proposed I-41 route at locations listed below:
    • WisDOT Northeast Region Office 944 Vanderperren Way, Green Bay
    • WisDOT Southeast Region Office 141 NW Barstow St., Waukesha
    • WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services 4802 Sheboygan Ave. Room 451, Madison
    • Waukesha County Department of Public Works: Gary Evans 515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha
    • Fond du Lac County Highway Commissioner: Tom Janke, PE. 301 Dixie St., Fond du Lac
    • Brown County Public Works Department: Paul Van Noie 2198 Glendale Ave., Green Bay
    • Racine County Public Works: Julie Anderson Ives Grove Office Complex 14200 Washington Ave., Sturtevant
    • Washington County Highway Commissioner: Tom Wondra 900 Lang St., West Bend
    • Winnebago County Highway Department: Ernest Winters 901 W. County Y, Oshkosh
    • Kenosha County Center 19600 75th St., Suite 122-1, Bristol
    • Milwaukee County Department of Transportation: Brian Dranzik 2711 W. Wells St., Milwaukee
    • Dodge County Highway Commissioner: Brian Field 211 E. Center St., Juneau
    • Outagamie County Highway Commissioner: Al Guerts 1313 Holland Rd., Appleton

To make arrangements to view the ER, or to obtain a printed copy or a copy on CD, contact:

Bryan Lipke, WisDOT Planning Project Manager
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Northeast Region Office
944 Vanderperren Way
Green Bay, WI 54303
(920) 492-5703

There will be a charge for hard copies and CDs. You will be notified of any charges prior to the material being sent.

Initial agency Coordination Plan (CP) and  Impact Analysis Methodology (IAM)

Feb. 4, 2013 - Revised documents shared at an agency update meeting

Spring 2012 - Draft documents shared during agency coordination and public outreach

Final Environmental Document completed in fall 2013.

WisDOT environmental information

WisDOT projects and construction sometimes change the natural environment around a project area. To minimize the effects of road construction and development WisDOT works to reduce change to the natural environment and leads several efforts to restore project areas.