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Public hearing set for I-94 expansion in St. Croix

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region office in Eau Claire is holding a public hearing to give residents the chance to speak out about an Environmental Assessment concerning future reconstruction and expansion of I-94 from Hwy. 12 to 130th Street.

The public hearing is planned for 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at the Roberts Elementary School, 202 S. Division Street.

Interested persons may attend to review displays and other hearing materials, ask questions, and provide testimony.

An opportunity for public verbal testimony will begin at 6 p.m. and will end when all interested persons have provided testimony or at 7:30 p.m. whichever occurs first.

The verbal testimony portion of the public hearing will begin with an informational project presentation prior to accepting verbal testimony from the public. The informational presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. 

The I-94 project is located within the village of Roberts and towns of Hudson, Warren, and Kinnickinnic in St. Croix County.

It includes expansion and reconstruction of I-94 with three travel lanes in each direction from U.S. 12 through the Hwy. 65 interchange; reconstruction of I-94 with two travel lanes in each direction from the Hwy. 65 interchange through 130th Street; and replacement of the I-94 bridges over Kinney Road, 100th Street, and 130th Street.

The proposal will require strip acquisition

For additional information about the proposed improvements, interested persons may contact the WisDOT Project Manager Jim Koenig , 718 W. Clairemont Ave.  (715)838-8391or send e-mail to