Village and Town of Somers

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7511 – 12th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144

 

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 197
Somers, WI 53171

 

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Foxconn Road Construction-Important Information for Somers Residents and Businesses

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Introduction

On Thursday, May 10, 2018, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation held a public update meeting at the SC Johnson iMET Center in Sturtevant on roadway improvement projects as a result of the Foxconn development.  Below are key highlights and helpful information for Somers residents and businesses.
 

How to Get Correct Information

The roadway project relating to Foxconn is FAST PACED and complicated.  We highly recommend that Somers residents and businesses go directly to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation website links below for CURRENT, OFFICIAL, and CORRECT information.  Projects have the potential to change quickly and the changes will be reflected in the news shown on the links below. The links below are the same place where Kenosha County and all Village and Town municipalities obtain their updates.

 

Do not hesitate to telephone or email the contact information given on the links below.  The Wisconsin Department of Transportation encourages residents and businesses to contact them with feedback and questions. 

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation encourages the public to attend public meetings.  These meetings are an excellent way for residents and businesses to hear official information and have the opportunity to speak face-to-face with DOT representatives. 

 

 ALL I-94 NEWS

I-94 North-South Freeway Southeast Project News.  This link is the BEST LINK to find CURRENT information about travel times, traffic closures, detours, maps relating to I-94.  There is an opportunity to sign up for email updates and we encourage Somers residents to take advantage of this communication service.

 

 
LOCAL ROAD NEWS – SOMERS

Development Roads (Foxconn).  This link is the BEST LINK to find CURRENT information about the overview of local road projects (Highways A, E, H, and KR), news, maps, traffic closures, new traffic patterns, etc.

 

Highway KR – Phase I

  • Phase I relates to Highway KR road work from I-94 east to Highway H
  • Utilities:  Communications, Electric, Gas, Sanitary, Water
    • Utility construction work will take place on the Racine County side of Highway KR
    • Work will be done in conjunction with road construction
    • There will be traffic issues.  Patience will be required.

 

 

Highway KR – Phase II

  • Phase II relates to Highway KR road work between Highway H and Highway 31
**SPECIAL NOTE to residents and businesses who own property impacted by Phase II, especially those who may be impacted by railroad overpasses
  • This area is currently in the “design” phase
  • 60% of the preliminary design planning is expected to be completed by November 1, 2018
  • Phase II construction is expected to begin 2021
  • Property owners are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to voice their concerns and ask questions relating to their specific parcel NOW.
  • The contact at Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the PLANNING AND DESIGN is Steve Hoff, Project Manager.  Contact him at 262-548-6718 or steve.hoff@dot.wi.gov.  Questions may also be directed to Cynthia L. DeVor (consultant to the DOT) at 262-510-8901 or cynthia@devorpr.com

 

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BIDS and RFP’s

2018 Village of Somers Paving Program II
Sealed bids due by 10:00 AM June 4, 2018

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