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Economic and Land Use Impacts Study of State Trunk Highway 29: Phase I Chippewa Falls to Abbotsford, Wisconsin

Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
    1. Highway 29: A Historical Perspective
    2. Purpose of the Study
    3. The 1989 Highway 29 Corridor Study
    4. FHWA's Recommended Study Methodology
    5. Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Methodology
  3. Community Profiles
    1. Abbotsford (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Property Values
      5. Additional Comments
    2. Boyd (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Property Values
    3. Cadott (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Additional Comments
      5. Property Values
    4. Chippewa Falls (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Economic Impact of the Highway Improvement
      5. Property Values
    5. Colby (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Economic Impact of the Highway Improvement
      5. Property Values
    6. Curtiss (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Economic Impact of the Highway Improvement
      5. Property Values
    7. Owen (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Proposed Development
      3. Economic Impact of the Highway Improvement
    8. Stanley (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Economic Impact of the Highway Improvement
      5. Property Values
    9. Thorp (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Economic Impact of the Highway Improvement
      5. Property Values
    10. Withee (profile as of mid 2002)
      1. Community Perception of the Highway Improvement
      2. Current Development
      3. Proposed Development
      4. Economic Impact of the Highway Improvement
      5. Property Values
  4. Summary of Business Impacts
    1. Trucking Impacts
    2. Service Sector Impacts
    3. Impacts on Commuting Workers
    4. Retail Impacts
  5. Industry:
    1. Manufacturing
    2. Food Processing
    3. Service
    4. Retail
  6. Comparison of Economic Changes along a Four-Lane and Two-Lane Highway: Wisconsin 29 and 10 (as of mid 2002)
    1. Population
    2. Tourism Expenditures
  7. Business Growth (as of mid 2002)
    1. Locations of New and Expanding Manufacturing Plants
    2. Per Capita Income
    3. Annual Average Daily Traffic Counts
  8. Findings and Conclusions (as of mid 2002)
    1. Community Economic Impacts
    2. Business Impacts
    3. Other Impacts
  9. Appendices
    1. Appendix 1 Sources of Community Profiles Information
      1. Assessors:
    2. Appendix 2 Community Questionnaire
    3. Appendix 3 Interviewed Companies
    4. Appendix 4 1990 and 2000 Population in Communities within 5 miles of State Highway
    5. Appendix 5 1990 and 2000 Population in Communities within 5 miles of US Highway 10
    6. Appendix 6 Tourism Expenditures
    7. Appendix 7 Per Capita Income
    8. References
    9. Cover photo: Courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation
    10. Books and publications
    11. Websites and electronic sources

Illustrations

  1. Figure 1 Study Area

  2. Figure 2 City of Abbotsford Businesses

  3. Figure 3 City of Abbotsford Planned Development

  4. Figure 4 Village of Boyd Businesses

  5. Figure 5 Village of Cadott Businesses

  6. Figure 6 Village of Cadott Planned Land Use

  7. Figure 7 City of Chippewa Falls Planned Land Use

  8. Figure 8 City of Chippewa Falls Businesses

  9. Figure 9 City of Colby Businesses

  10. Figure 10 City of Colby Planned Land Use

  11. Figure 11 City of Curtiss Businesses

  12. Figure 12 Village of Curtiss Planned Land Use

  13. Figure 13 City of Owen Planned Land Use

  14. Figure 14 City of Owen Businesses

  15. Figure 15 City of Stanley Businesses

  16. Figure 16 City of Stanley Planned Land Use

  17. Figure 17 City of Thorp Businesses

  18. Figure 18 City of Thorp Planned Land Use

  19. Figure 19 Village of Withee Businesses

  20. Figure 20 Village of Withee Planned Land Use

  21. Figure 21 Traveler Expenditures Highways 29/10 1992-2001

  22. Figure 22 Average Annual Daily Traffic/Mile Highways 29/10

Tables

  1. Table 1 Business Interviews Along Expanded Highway 29

  2. Table 2 Highway 29 Business Growth 1995-2002

  3. Table 3 Highway 10 Business Growth 1995-2002

  4. Table 4 Total New and Expanded Manufacturers Within 5 Miles of Highways 29/10

  5. Table 5 Average Annual Daily Traffic Per Mile

Updated: 04/19/2012
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