Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Stoughton – Madison Road
Cottage Grove Road Overpass, B-13-210
Dear Property Owner or Business Owner:
You are invited to attend a public information regarding the replacement of the US 51 southbound bridge at the Cottage Grove Road interchange.
The meeting will take place at LaFollette High School, 702 Pflaum Road in Madison, on Tuesday, March 19, from 6 to 8 PM. Representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation as well asthe City of Madison will be available to discuss the proposed project and address any questions orconcerns. The meeting will consist of an open house forum with a short presentation at 6:30 P.M. thatwill include a basic overview of project concepts and design alternatives. Project staff will be availablebefore and after the presentation to answer questions and provide additional information regarding theproject.
The proposed project is scheduled for 2015 construction and includes realignment and reconstruction of the southbound US 51 bridge and approaches. The project also includes realignment and reconstruction of the US 51 southbound ramps including the addition of an exit ramp bridge. Another feature to the project includes a pavement overlay for the US 51 northbound bridge. A project location map is attached.
The US 51 Corridor Study team will also be conducting an informational meeting that same evening at LaFollette so you will have the opportunity to obtain information on both projects. Additional informationon the Corridor Study can be found at this website: http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/projects/swregion/51/
If you have questions, concerns, or information that may assist in the development of this project, we encourage you to attend this meeting. Wheelchair accessibility is available at this meeting site. Persons with hearing impairment may request an interpreter at the meeting by contacting Bob Lex at least threeworking days prior to the meeting via the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay System (dial 711). If you would like additional information, you can contact Bob Lex with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Robert Lex, P.E.
WisDOT Project Manager