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WIS 50 Study
Kenosha, Kenosha County

This project has been completed. For more information, contact:

Michael Pyritz, WisDOT Southeast Region Communications Manager
(262) 521-5373
michael.pyritz@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Southeast Region
141 NW Barstow St.
P.O. Box 798
Waukesha, WI 53187-0798
Phone: (262) 548-5902
Fax: (262) 548-5662
TDD: 711
Email: ser.dtsd@dot.wi.gov

Project location

WIS 50 (75th Street), I-94 - 43rd Ave, in Kenosha, in Kenosha County.

Project overview

WisDOT completed a study on WIS 50 (75th Street) from I-94 to 43rd Avenue in Kenosha County. The study:

  • Evaluated the need for additional lanes.
  • Studied the location and type of access points to improve highway efficiency.
  • Analyzed traffic at all intersections.

Study outcomes include:

  • A traffic signal plan.
  • An access management plan used for developments that emerge along the corridor. The plan was a collaborative planning effort between WisDOT, Kenosha County, city of Kenosha and the village of Pleasant Prairie.
  • An Environmental Assessment (EA) including a range of alternatives and their impacts to the environment.
  • A functional plan outlining the preferred option.
  • A Design Study Report (DSR).

WIS 50 is part of the National Highway System and is a U.S. truck route. It is also an important link in the Corridors 2020 transportation system.

Status/phase

Study completed

SSI - Project contacts Questions about the content of this page:
WisDOT Southeast Region Office, ser.dtsd@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: Mar. 5, 2014

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