Hearing on Proposed Waukesha West Bypass Is Tuesday
Meeting will be held at Waukesha North High School.
Waukesha County’s Department of Public Works has scheduled a public hearing to discuss the location, design and environmental aspects of proposed improvements on County Trunk Highway (CTH) TT between Rolling Ridge Drive and Wisconsin State Highway (WIS) 59 in Waukesha County.
The public hearing will be held on Tuesday at the Waukesha North High School auditorium, 2222 Michigan Avenue, Waukesha, WI. The hearing will be conducted from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a presentation and oral testimony beginning at 5 p.m. Interested persons may attend anytime between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to review displays and other hearing materials, ask questions and provide testimony.
The meeting facility is wheelchair accessible. Hearing impaired persons needing assistance may call the Wisconsin Telecommunication Relay System (dial 711). To allow time for arranging assistance, please call no later than three working days prior to the hearing.
Project maps and other information will be on display and staff will be available to explain the proposed improvements and answer questions. Information on how to present oral and written testimony will be provided at the public hearing.
Proposed improvements in the CTH TT corridor include the following:
- · Widen CTH TT from two to four lanes between Rolling Ridge Drive and Sunset Drive.
- Build a 4-lane roadway connection between Sunset Drive and WIS 59 on one of three potential routes.
- Construct a new bridge over Pebble Creek, Wisconsin & Southern Railroad and the Glacial Drumlin State Trail.
- Construct a multi-use trail adjacent to the widened roadway between Summit Avenue and Sunset Drive.
- Add a new signal or roundabout at the CTH TT/Madison Street intersection.
- Widen existing Sunset Drive to four lanes between CTH TT and CTH X and use CTH X to reach WIS 59.
- Build a new four-lane roadway on new alignment between Sunset Drive and WIS 59. Two potential routes referred to as the Pebble Creek West and Pebble Creek Far West Alternatives are under consideration.
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) discussing the need for the proposed improvements, alternatives considered and environmental effects has been prepared and filed according to the State and National Environmental Policy Acts.
The Draft EIS will be available at the public hearing and is available for inspection at the Waukesha County Department of Public Works office on Moreland Boulevard, Waukesha Public Library on Wisconsin Avenue, City of Waukesha Department of Public Works office on Delafield Avenue, Town of Waukesha Town Hall on Center Road and WisDOT SE Region office on Barstow Street. It is also available on Waukesha County’s website at http://www.waukeshabypass.org.
For more information, please contact Allison Bussler, Waukesha County Director of Public Works at (262) 548-7740.
Editor's note: The above information was provided to Patch via a news release from Waukesha County.