The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will hold a public involvement meeting to discuss the planned US 14 reconstruction project in Westby. The meeting is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, in the Community Room at the Bekkum Memorial Library, 206 N. Main St., Westby. A brief presentation will be made at 5:30 p.m. The remainder of the meeting will be conducted as an open house.

This will be the second of three planned public meetings for the project.

The project, scheduled for construction in 2022, will reconstruct US 14 (North Main Street) through the city of Westby. The project begins south of Locust Street and ends just north of High Echo Lane. The approximately 1.6-mile project will replace the pavement structure, improve intersections, improve pedestrian accommodations, replace the storm sewer system, and improvements to street lighting.

The public is encouraged to attend the meeting, provide input and ask questions concerning this project. Maps showing the proposed project will be on display. WisDOT representatives and representatives from the engineering consulting firm of KL Engineering will be available to discuss the project and answer questions.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, or would like more information, contact Travis Buros at 608-789-5702 or by email, travis.buros@dot.wi.gov. Written comments can be mailed to: Travis Buros, 3550 Mormon Coulee Road, La Crosse, WI 54601. The meeting facility is handicap accessible. Requests for a hearing interpreter can be made by contacting Travis Buros at least three working days prior to the meeting via the Wisconsin Telecommunication Relay System (dial 711).

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