Action Alert: Thomas Street Road Design (CISM — Public Comments Allowed), Wed, July 12, 5:30pm

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At City Hall on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m (CISM Committee), there will be discussion and possible action on the design alternative for Thomas Street from 4th Avenue to the Wisconsin River Bridge.  Public comments allowed.

Public comments relating to this agenda item will be allowed when the specific item is considered, so any opinions or concerns about the design project can be addressed by residents at that time.

View Agenda: http://www.ci.wausau.wi.us/Portals/0/Departments/Council/Archives/Standing%20Committees/Capital%20Improvements%20and%20Street%20Maintenance%20Committee/2017/CISM_20170712_Agenda.pdf

View Packet (Thomas St. Item on Page 14, Comments Follow):  http://www.ci.wausau.wi.us/Portals/0/Departments/Council/Archives/Standing%20Committees/Capital%20Improvements%20and%20Street%20Maintenance%20Committee/2017/CISM_20170712_Packet.pdf

Of the written public input given at and since the public information meeting in June, the results were:

  • 65% did not want to see any roadway expansion
  • 17% preferred the two-lane alternative
  • 12% preferred the four-lane alternative
  • 6% of the comments did not discuss the number of lanes preferred

More detail on specific comments can be found in the above packet (actual forms and emails are available to be read) or in this Wausau Pilot and Review Article, “City documents: Most commenters oppose additional Thomas Street reconstruction”:

City documents: Most commenters oppose additional Thomas Street reconstruction