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MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

Context Sensitive Design (3,395 PDF)

Layout History of TH 36 from TH 5 to TH 95 ( 5,086k PDF)

Preferred Alternative from SFEIS

Overview of Preferred Alternative (913k PDF)

Loop Trail Designs  

Loop Trail, walks and trails of the St.Croix River Crossing Project (143k PDF)
Trail Connections Map - 2011 (2,194k PDF)
Loop Trail Overview (421k PDF)
Loop Trail Map in Minnesota (2,485k PDF)
Loop Trail Map In Wisconsin (1,680k PDF)

Maps from 2006 Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement (SFEIS)

Figure ES-1 -Project Location - Local Setting (2,767k PDF)
Figure ES-2 -Transportation Issues Map (134k PDF)
Figure 1-1a -Project Location (238k PDF)
Figure 1-1b -General Project Area (399k PDF)
Figure 1-2 -Project Area and Supplemental Final EIS Preferred Alternative (334k PDF)
Figure 1-3 -National Scenic Riverway Boundary (128k PDF)
Figure 2-1 -Transportation Issues Map (133k PDF)
Figure 3-1 -St. Croix River Crossing Alternatives B-1, C, D, E (125k PDF)
Figure 3-2 -Minnesota TH 36 (TH 5 to Osgood Avenue)- Preferred Alternative (683 PDF)
Figure 3-3 -TH 36 & TH 95 Interchange Area - Preferred Alternative (683 PDF)
Figure 3-4 -Wisconsin STH 36/64- Preferred Alternative (480k PDF)
Figure 3-5 -Minnesota TH 36 - Preferred Alternative Typical Sections (116k PDF)
Figure 3-6 -Minnesota TH 36/95 Interchange- Preferred Alternative Typical Sections (53k PDF)
Figure 3-7 -Minnesota TH 95- Preferred Alternative Typical Sections (83k PDF)
Figure 3-8 -River Bridge- Preferred Alternative Typical Section (53k PDF)
Figure 3-9 -Wisconsin STH 64 - Preferred Alternative Typical Sections (76k PDF)
Figure 3-10 -Wisconsin STH 36- Preferred Alternative Typical Sections (56k PDF)

Figure 3-13 -Cost Estimate Summary (482k PDF)
Figure 4-1 -Preferred Alternative Average Daily Traffic Volumes (2030) (399k PDF)
Figure 4-2 -Preferred Alternative Average Daily Traffic Volumes (2030) (297k PDF)
Figure 5-1 -Minnesota TH 36 (TH 5 to Osgood Avenue) - Preferred Alternative Right of Way Impacts (627k PDF)
Figure 5-2 -TH 36 & TH 95 Interchange Area - Preferred Alternative Right of Way Impacts (828k PDF)
Figure 5-3 -Wisconsin STH 36/64 - Preferred Alternative Right of Way Impacts (508k PDF)
Figure 7-1 -Preferred Alternative - Extradosed Bridge Type (82k PDF)
Figure 7-2 -View from Lowell Park - Preferred Alternative Extradosed Bridge Type (82k PDF)
Figure 7-3 -Minnesota Bluff Cross Sections - Preferred Alternative (284k PDF)

Figure 7-4 -Wisconsin Bluff Cross Sections - Preferred Alternative (237k PDF)
Figure 7-5 -View from St. Croix River - Preferred Alternative Extradosed Bridge Type (237k PDF)
Figure 7-6 -Photo Simulation of Preferred Alternative River Crossing - View from Lowell Park (150k PDF)
Figure 7-7 -Photo Simulation of Preferred Alternative River Crossing - View from St Croix River South of River Crossing (138k PDF)
Figure 8-1 -Photo Simulation of Preferred Alternative River Crossing - View from Lowell Park (946k PDF)
Figure 8-2 -Noise Receptor Locations - Wisconsin Preferred Alternative(726k PDF)
Figure 8-3 -Potentially Contaminated Sites - Approximate Locations (124k PDF)
Figure 9-1 -Protected Species Nesting Locations (Approximate) (308k PDF)
Figure 9-2 -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts - Preferred Alternative (237k PDF)
Figure 10-1a -Existing Drainage Area - Minnesota (2,789k PDF)
Figure 10-1b -Existing Drainage Area - Wisconsin (466k PDF)
Figure 10-2a -Preferred Alternative Storm Treatment Ponds - Minnesota (1,503k PDF)
Figure 10-2b -Preferred Alternative Storm Treatment Ponds - Wisconsin (378k PDF)
Figure 10-2c -Typical Wet Detension Basin Section - (32k PDF)
Figure 10-3 -Proposed Floodplain Impacts - Preferred Alternative - (535k PDF)
Figure 10-3a -Proposed Floodplain Impacts - Preferred Alternative - (436k PDF)
Figure 10-4 -Wetland and Mitigation Site - Minnesota - (715k PDF)
Figure 10-5 -Wetland and Mitigation Site - Minnesota - (376k PDF)
Figure 11-1 -Area of Potential Effects - Minnesota (2,061k PDF)
Figure 11-2 -Area of Potential Effects - Wisconsin (2,428k PDF)
Figure 11-3 -Minnesota Archaeological APE (4,530k PDF)
Figure 11-4 -Location of National Register Listed or Eligible Properties in Project Area (108k PDF)
Figure 11-5 -Archaeological Site Boundaries (214k PDF)
Figure 11-6 -Stillwater Cultural Landscape District Boundary (217k PDF)
Figure 12-1 -Potential Construction Staging Areas - Preferred Alternative
Figure 12-2 -Minnesota TH 36 (TH 5 to Osgood Avenue) - Preferred Alternative Staging (495k PDF)
Figure 12-3 -TH 36 & TH 95 Interchange Area - Preferred Alternative Staging (758k PDF)
Figure 12-4 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 - Preferred Alternative Staging (479k PDF)
Figure 13-1 -Area of Influence - Indirect Effects Analysis (428k PDF)
Figure 13-2 -Maximum Growth Redistribution (714k PDF)
Figure 15-1 -Preferred Alternative Riverway Mitigation Items (191k PDF)
Figure 15-2 -Preferred Alternative Loop Trail Location (418k PDF)
Figure 15-3 -Minnesota Loop Trail - Preferred Alternative (847k PDF)
Figure 15-3a -Minnesota Loop Trail - Preferred Alternative (1,539k PDF)
Figure 15-4 -Wisconsin Loop Trail - Preferred Alternative (370k PDF)
Figure 15-4a -Wisconsin Loop Trail - Preferred Alternative (225k PDF)
Figure 15-5 -Loop Trail - Wisconsin Bluff Cross Section (225k PDF)
Figure 15-6 -Photo Simulation of Loop Trail (310k PDF)
Figure 15-7 -Excess Right of Way (1995 Final EIS - Preferred Alternative )(311k PDF)
Figure 15-8 -Preferred Alternative Historic Resources Mitigation Items (118k PDF)
Figure 15-9a -Standard Practice Mitigation Items (118k PDF)
Figure 15-9b -Riverway Impacts Mitigation Items (393k PDF)
Figure 15-9c -Growth Management and Environmental Stewardship Mitigation Items (294k PDF)
Figure 15-9d -Section 106 Amended MOA Mitigation Items (510k PDF)
Maps from 2004 Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement - August 2004

Supplemental Draft EIS Alternatives B-1,C, D, E (242k PDF)

Figure ES-1 -Project Location - Local Setting (403k PDF)
Figure ES-2 -Transportation Issues Map (133k PDF)
Figure ES-3 -Project Area and Supplemental Draft EIS Alternatives B-1, C, D and E (273k PDF)
Figure 1-1a -Project Location (193k PDF)
Figure 1-1b -General Project Area (403k PDF)
Figure 1-2 -Project Area and Supplemental Draft EIS Alternatives B-1, C, D and E (273k PDF)
Figure 1-3 -Transportation Issues Map (83k PDF)
Figure 2-1 -Wisconsin Bluff Boundary per Lower St. Croix National Scenic Riverway Cooperative Management Plan (133k PDF)
Figure 3-1 -St. Croix River Crossing Alternatives B-1, C, D, E (125k PDF)
Figure 3-2 -Minnesota TH 36 (TH 5 to Osgood Avenue)- Build Alternatives (849 PDF)
Figure 3-4 -TH 36 & TH 95 Interchange Area - Alter B-1 (810k PDF)
Figure 3.5 -Wisconsin STH 35/64-Alternative B-1 (622k PDF)
Figure 3-10 -Minnesota TH 36/95 Interchange Area – Alternative C (906k PDF)
Figure 3-11 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 – Alternative C (Option 1) (690k PDF)
Figure 3-12 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 – Alternative C (Option 2) (519k PDF)
Figure 3-13 -Minnesota TH 36/95 Interchange – Alternative D (1,102k PDF)
Figure 3-14 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 – Alternative D (633k PDF)
Figure 3-15 -Minnesota TH 36 Typical Sections (62k PDF)
Figure 3-16 -Minnesota TH 36/95 Interchange – Alternative E (906k PDF)
Figure 3-17 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 – Alternative E (643k PDF)
Figure 3-18 -St. Croix River Crossing: Alternatives Studied 1985-2004 (246k PDF)
Figure 4-1 -System Map (262k PDF)
Figure 4-6 -Existing 2000 Average Annual Daily Traffic on Area Roadways (156k PDF)
Figure 4-7 -Popular Routes for Locally Diverting TH 36 Traffic (100k PDF)
Figure 4-9 -Observed Traffic Queues During Lift Bridge Operation (117k PDF)
Figure 4-12 -Existing Bicycle System (120k PDF)
Figure 4-13 -Intersections Analyzed for Existing and 2030 No-Build Conditions (87k PDF)
Figure 4-14 -Transportation Issues Map (133k PDF)
Figure 4-15 -Bicycle System Alternatives (128 PDF)
Figure 5-1 -Census Tract Boundaries (128k PDF)
Figure 5-2a -Community Facilities (135k PDF)
Figure 5-2b -Parks and Recreation Areas (132k PDF)
Figure 5-3a -Minnesota TH 36 (TH 5 to Osgood Avenue) - Build Alternatives Right of Way Impacts (Option 1) (690k PDF)
Figure 5-3b -TH 36 & TH 95 Interchange Area - Alt. B-1 Right of Way Impacts (840k PDF)
Figure 5-3c -TH 36 & TH 95 Interchange Area - Alt. C Right of Way Impacts (839k PDF)
Figure 5-3d -TH 36 & TH 95 Interchange Area - Alt. D Right of Way Impacts (847k PDF)
Figure 5-3e -TH 36 & TH 95 Interchange Area - Alt. D Right of Way Impacts (846k PDF)
Figure 5-4a -Wisconsin STH 35/64 - Alt. B-1 Right of Way Impacts (531k PDF)
Figure 5-4b -Wisconsin STH 35/64 - Alt. C Right of Way Impacts (Option 1) (542k PDF)
Figure 5-4c -St. Croix River Crossing: Alternatives Studied 1985-2004 (246k PDF)
Figure 5-4d -Wisconsin STH 35/64 - Alternative D Right of Way Impacts (577k PDF)
Figure 5-4e -Wisconsin STH 35/64 - Alternative E Right of Way Impacts (578k PDF)
Figure 5-8 -Minnesota TH 36 (TH 5 to Osgood Avenue) - Parcels Available for Redevelopment (675k PDF)
Figure 6-1 -Regional Setting (241k PDF)
Figure 6-2 -Washington County Existing Land Use (2000) (1,775k PDF)
Figure 6-3 -St. Croix County Existing Land Use (241k PDF)
Figure 6-4 -Metropolitan Council Planning Framework(241k PDF)
Figure 6-5 -Washington County Future Land Use (2015) (203k PDF)
Figure 6-6 -St. Croix County planning Areas (2020) (1,006k PDF)
Figure 6-7 -St. Croix County - Limitations for Septic Systems (292k PDF)
Figure 6-8 -Maximum Growth Redistribution (112k PDF)
Figure 7-2 -Critical Viewsheds and Visual Corridors (271k PDF)
Figure 7-18 -Minnesota Bluff Cross Sections (333k PDF)
Figure 7-19 -Wisconsin Bluff Cross Sections (254k PDF)
Figure 7-29 -Minnesota Bluff Cross Sections - Alternative C (424k PDF)
Figure 7-30a -Wisconsin Bluff Cross Section - Alternative C (Option 1) (602k PDF)
Figure 7-30b -Wisconsin Bluff Cross Section - Alternative C (Option 2) (240k PDF)
Figure 7-42 -Minnesota Bluff Cross Section - Alternative D (602k PDF)
Figure 7-54 -Minnesota Bluff Cross Section - Alternative E (522k PDF)
Figure 7-55 -Wisconsin Bluff Cross Section - Alternative E (331k PDF)
Figure 8-1 -Noise Receptor Locations - Minnesota (1,080k PDF)
Figure 8-2 -Noise Receptor Locations - Wisconsin (667k PDF)
Figure 8-3 -Potentially Contaminated Sites - Approximate Locations (217k PDF)
Figure 9-1 -Lower St. Croix National Scenic Riverway (83k PDF)
Figure 9-2 -Protected Species Nesting Locations (Approximate) (257k PDF)
Figure 9-3 -Wisconsin Bluff (256k PDF)
Figure 9-4a -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts - No-Build (254k PDF)
Figure 9-4b -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts - Alternative B-1 (253k PDF)
Figure 9-4c -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts - Alternative C (Option 1) (254k PDF)
Figure 9-4d -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts - Alternative C (Option 2) (238k PDF)
Figure 9-4e -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts - Alternative D (313k PDF)
Figure 9-4f -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts - Alternative E (330k PDF)
Figure 10-1a -Existing Drainage Area - Minnesota (642k PDF)
Figure 10-1b -Existing Drainage Area - Wisconsin (420k PDF)
Figure 10-2a -Proposed Treatment Ponds - Minnesota (1,619k PDF)
Figure 10-2b -Proposed Stormwater Treatment - Wisconsin (546k PDF)
Figure 10-3a -Existing St. Croix River Floodplain (529k PDF)
Figure 10-3b -Proposed Floodplain Impacts - Alternative B-1 (694k PDF)
Figure 10-3c -Proposed Floodplain Impacts - Alternative C (616k PDF)
Figure 10-3d -Proposed Floodplain Impacts - Alternatives D and E (616k PDF)
Figure 10-4 -Wetland and Mitigation Site - Minnesota (690k PDF)
Figure 10-5 -Wetland and Mitigation Site - Minnesota (406k PDF)
Figure 11-1 -Area of Potential Effects - Minnesota (446k PDF)
Figure 11-2 -Area of Potential Effects - Wisconsin (690k PDF)
Figure 11-3 -Location of National Register Listed or Eligible Properties in Project Area (113k PDF)
Figure 11-4 -Location of National Register Eligible Archaeological Sites in Project Area (112k PDF)
Figure 11-6 -Location of Stillwater Commercial Historic District and Build Alternatives (111k PDF)
Figure 11-7 -Stillwater Cultural Landscape Boundaries (185k PDF)
Figure 12-1 -Minnesota TH 35 (TH 5 to Osgood Avenue) - Minor Modifications (690k PDF)
Figure 12-2 -Minnesota TH 36 (TH 5 to Osgood Avenue) - Staging Phase 2 (690k PDF)
Figure 12-3 -TH 36/95 Interchange Area - Staging Phase 1 (Alternative B-1) (934k PDF)
Figure 12-4 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 - Staging Phase 1 (Alternative B-1) (646k PDF)
Figure 12-5 -TH 36/95 Interchange Area - Staging Phase 1 (Alternative C) (918k PDF)
Figure 12-6 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 - Staging Phase 1 (Alternative C - Option 1) (680k PDF)
Figure 12-7 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 - Staging Phase 1 (Alternative C - Option 2) (529k PDF)
Figure 12-8 -TH 36/95 Interchange Area - Staging Phase 1 (Alternative D) (1,071k PDF)
Figure 12-9 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 – Staging Phase 1 (Alternative D) (676k PDF)
Figure 12-10 -TH 36/95 Interchange Area – Staging Phase 1 (Alternative E) (1,039k PDF)
Figure 12-11 -Wisconsin STH 35/64 – Staging Phase 1 (Alternative E) (677k PDF)


Maps from 2004 Amended Final Scoping Decision Document - March 2004

Figure 1 -Project Location (519k PDF)
Figure 2 -General Project Area (420k PDF)
Figure 3 -Scoping Alternatives A, B, C, D, E (132k PDF)
Figure 8 -Alternative A3 Growth Redistribution (408k PDF)
Figure 9 -Wisconsin Bluff Boundary per Lower St. Croix National Scenic Riverway Cooperative Management Plan (231k PDF)
Figure 10A -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts -No Build (237k PDF)
Figure 10B -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts Alternative A (1,425k PDF)
Figure 10C -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts Alternative B (309k PDF)
Figure 10D -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts Alternative B-1 (242k PDF)
Figure 10E -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts Alternative C (255k PDF)
Figure 10F -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts Alternative D (242k PDF)
Figure 10G -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts Alternative E (242k PDF)
Figure 10H -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts Alternative D (Revised) (316k PDF)
Figure 10I -Wisconsin Bluff Impacts Alternative E (Revised) (348k PDF)
Figure 11 -Supplemental Draft EIS Alternatives B-1,C, D, E (242k PDF)
Figure 12 -Alternative B-1-SDEIS (1,532k PDF)
Figure 13 -Alternative C-SDEIS (1,532k PDF)
Figure 14 -Alternative D-SDEIS (1,467k PDF)
Figure 15 -Alternative E-SDEIS (1,472k PDF)
Figure 16 -Known Natural Resources (111k PDF)
Figure 17 -Known Historic Properties (100k PDF)
Figure 18 -Known Parks and Recreation Areas (136k PDF)

Maps from Highway 36 Refinement of Partnership Study's Concept F- March 2004

Concept and Preliminary Design Comparison Matrix (18k PDF)
Fig. 1-North Osgood Area (508k PDF)
Fig. 1A-South Washington/Norell Area (531k PDF)
Fig. 2-North Osgood Area (516k PDF)
Fig. 2A-South Washington/Norell Area (651k PDF)
Fig. 3-North Osgood Area (545k PDF)
Fig. 4-North Osgood Area (525k PDF)
Fig. 5-North Osgood Area (586k PDF)
Fig. 5A-South Washington/Norell Area (681k PDF)
Fig. 6A-South Washington/Norell Area (2,633k PDF)
Fig. 7-Overview (1,736k PDF)

Maps from Highway 36 Partnership Study- Buttonhook Interchanges - December 2003

Overview map (1,705k PDF)
North of Highway 36 at Washington Ave (687k PDF)
South of Highway 36 at Norell Ave (474k PDF)
North of Highway 36 at Greeley Ave (855k PDF)
South of Highway 36 at Oakgreen Ave (974k PDF)
North of Highway 36 at Osgood Ave (885k PDF)
South of Highway 36 at Os good Ave (665k PDF)
Maps Accessible via FTP Site
Highway 36 - Buttonhook Interchanges with Aerial Photo - Nov. 2003 (12,290k PDF)

Maps from the 2003 Amended Scoping Document - November 2003

Project Location (528k PDF)
Alternatives Studied 1985-2003 (420k PDF)
Project Area (132k PDF)
Alternative A - Major Transportation Elements (408k PDF)
Scoping Alternatives B, C, D, E (168k PDF)
Alternative B (1,326k PDF)
Alternative C (1,425k PDF)
Alternative D (1,361k PDF)
Alternative E (1,357k PDF)
Known Historic Properties (96k PDF)
Known Parks and Recreation Areas (156k PDF)
Known Natural Resources (108k PDF)
Existing Queue Lengths - Appendix C (324k PDF)
Geometric Deficiencies - Appendix C (336k PDF)

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