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WIS 167/Mequon Rd. (US 145-WIS 181) Corridor Study - Need/purpose
Why is this project needed?
This corridor study seeks to preserve safe operations on WIS 167
Traffic growth and congestion
- Due to the transition in adjacent land use from rural to urban uses, traffic is expected to grow along the entire corridor at a faster rate than the historic growth trend.
- By 2040, travel time through the corridor will increase an average of 4-5 minutes without improvements.
- As traffic congestion increases, operations at intersections will deteriorate to undesirable levels by 2040.
- WIS 167 is a National Highway System Route and provides an important east-west link between US 41 and I-43.
- Crashes exceed statewide crash rates along the segment between Pilgrim Road and Country Aire Drive.
- There were 154 crashes with two fatalities and 17 significant injuries.
Lack of bicycle and pedestrian accommodations
Pedestrian and bicycle accommodations are discontinuous throughout the corridor.
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Last modified: November 26, 2013
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