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File #: 48640    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/30/2017 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 10/17/2017 Final action: 10/17/2017
Enactment date: 10/19/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00857
Title: Support for further study of an interchange at Interstate Highway 94 near Milwaukee Street, east of Sprecher Road
Sponsors: Amanda Hall, Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. I-94 Interchange.pdf, 2. September East Metro Presentation_9.28.17.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the support of further study of an interchange at Interstate 94 near Milwaukee street, east of Sprecher Road. No City appropriation is required. City costs and obligations associated with the eventual study will be subject to Common Council.

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Support for further study of an interchange at Interstate Highway 94 near Milwaukee Street, east of Sprecher Road
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Preamble

Construction of a new Interstate Highway 94 interchange east of Sprecher Road at Milwaukee Street has been addressed in concept in the City of Madison’s Northeast Neighborhoods Development Plan and the Sprecher Neighborhood Development Plan. An Interchange Justification Study and approval from the Federal Highway Administration are required as part of the process to approve a new interchange. The impact of the interchange on existing and future residents, the environment and property must be studied as part of planning for the potential interchange. An Interstate Highway 94 interchange would potentially have significant economic impacts in the form of employment and tax base. Any additional access to Interstate Highway 94 will require development of an acceptable cost sharing agreement. The City supports the concept of an interchange at Interstate Highway 94 subject to additional study to determine the impacts of the project on the City, the environment and planned City growth areas.

WHEREAS, the Interstate Highway system is an essential part of the regional transportation system; and

WHEREAS, construction of an interchange at Interstate Highway 94 in the vicinity of Milwaukee Street has been discussed for a number of years; and

WHEREAS, an interchange at Interstate 94 at or near Milwaukee Street east of Sprecher Road would be the first Madison interchange when approaching the city westbound on Interstate Highway 94; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison’s Northeast Neighborhoods and Sprecher Neighborhood Development Plans recommend studying th...

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