US 14 (South Ave.) - La Crosse County

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Project location

US 14 (South Ave.), Green Bay St. to Ward Ave., in La Crosse, La Crosse County

Project overview

WisDOT is in the process of documenting public input and selection of the preferred alternative to improve a one-mile section of US 14 (South Avenue) beginning at Green Bay Street and continuing to Ward Avenue in the city of La Crosse.

  • The purpose of the project is to improve safety and traffic operations along the corridor, replace deteriorating pavement, and enhance (or give due consideration to enhance bicycle/pedestrian accommodations)
  • Left turns will be removed from through traffic lanes
  • Existing five and six leg intersections will be evaluated for improvement
  • Bicycle and pedestrian accommodations will be evaluated
  • Intersection Control Evaluation (including, but not limited to, roundabout and signalization) reports will be completed for the West Avenue, 16th Street, and Ward Avenue intersections

Preferred alternative explained:

 

Project Alternatives

Schedule

Current (2017)

Future (2018 and beyond)

  • January 2018 - Draft Environmental Document
  • August 2018 - Final Environmental Document
  • January 2019 - Complete 60% plans
  • May 2019 - Right of way plat anticipated
  • August 2021 - Completed final plans
  • Spring through fall 2022 - Construction anticipated

Past (prior to today)

  • July 11, 2017 - Local officials meeting (LOM) #4
  • March 7, 2017 - PIM #2 (introduce alternatives)
  • May 12, 2016 - Project meeting with city staff
  • April 6, 2016 - LOM #3
  • April 4, 2016 - Meeting with City of La Crosse Board of Public Works
  • March 11, 2016 - Project meeting with city staff
  • December 15, 2015 - Project meeting with LAPC's Bike Pedestrian Committee
  • November 13, 2015 - Project meeting with city staff
  • June 4, 2015 - Project meeting with city staff
  • March 9, 2015 - Meeting with City of La Crosse Board of Public Works
  • March 5, 2015 - LOM #2
  • November 19, 2014 - PIM #1
  • November 5, 2014 - LOM #1

Traffic impacts/detours

  • To be determined during design phase

Status/phase

Design

Project comments

WisDOT welcomes project comments/suggestions. Please give us your comments/suggestions on this project, the project goals, transportation issues, project purpose and need, and preliminary alternatives. Thank you for your interest and assistance with this important project.

Contact information

Craig A. Fisher, P.E., WisDOT Project Manager
(608) 785-9946
craig.fisher@dot.wi.gov

Michael Bie, WisDOT Southwest Region Communications Manager
(608) 246-7928
michael.bie@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Southwest Region, La Crosse Office
3550 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-9022 or (888) 368-5463 (toll free)
Fax: (608) 785-9969
TTY: 711
Email: swr.dtsd@dot.wi.gov