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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Verona Rd. mtg. 5/17

1. Recall Election, Tues., June 6,  7:00 am-8 pm.

2. Next DMNA Council Meeting, Wed., June 6, 7 p.m., Prairie UU Society.  Council will talk about recent shooting incident on Britta Parkway.  

3. Very important meeting about the Verona Road project this Thursday, May 17.  Neighborhood residents should have received a flyer directly from Wisconsin Department of Transportation.  Here’s the meeting information

Date:  Thursday, May 17
Time: 5:00-8:00 pm
Place: City of Fitchburg Public Library, 5530 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, Room 212 A & B

Here’s more information from the flyer:

The meeting will provide information on the following topics:

1. Anticipated construction schedule.

2. Preliminary construction staging.

3. Proposed improvements such as a single-point interchange at the Beltline and
Verona Road, a new jug-handle intersection for revisions to the existing Verona
Road and Summit Road intersection, expansion of the Beltline to 3 lanes to
Whitney Way, and proposed noise wall locations being considered.

4. Proposed improvements to the ramps at the Whitney Way and Beltline
interchange and the Seminole Highway and Beltline interchange.

5. Proposed pedestrian and bicycle considerations/accommodations.

6. Preliminary aesthetic considerations for the project.

7. Proposed improvements to intersections anticipated to receive additional
traffic during construction. Construction of these intersections is planned for
1. County M and County PB - signal and turn lane extensions proposed.
2. County M and County D (Fish Hatchery Road) - signal and turn lanes proposed.
3. County D and Whalen Road - turn lane and bike accommodations proposed.
4. Seminole Highway and Lacy Road - turn lane additions.
5. County PD and Seminole Highway - eastbound left turn lane extension.
6. Seminole Highway and Sentinel Pass - signal and turn lane extensions.
7. Whitney Way and Gilbert - southbound left-turn lane extension.
8. Seminole Highway, Yuma and Nakoma Drive - signal and revised pavement marking.

The public meeting will also include information on traffic mitigation measures and potential
noise wall implementation. Noise wall locations will be displayed and the public voting
process will be discussed for residents that are directly benefitted by the noise walls.
WisDOT Real Estate staff will be available to answer questions about proposed real estate
acquisition for the project and about the acquisition process.

This notice comes to you complements of the Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood Association.  Posted by Mary Mullen, Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood Association Communications, 298-0843.

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