84.1032 History History: 1993 a. 20.
84.1033 84.1033 Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge. No later than 6 months after May 9, 2002, the department shall designate and mark the bridge on I 43 across the Fox River in the city of Green Bay as the "Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge" in recognition and appreciation of Leo Frigo, a civic and philanthropic leader in the Green Bay area whose legacy includes one of the largest food pantry programs in the nation for feeding the hungry.
84.1033 History History: 2001 a. 101.
84.1034 84.1034 Airborne Brigade, 173rd, Highway.
84.1034(1) (1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the entire route of STH 173, commencing at STH 21 in Monroe County and proceeding northeasterly to STH 73 in the city of Nekoosa in Wood County, as the "173rd Airborne Brigade Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of the members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, also known as the "Sky Soldiers," who bravely served their country and brought great credit to this state from 1963 to 1972, including deployment to Vietnam in 1965 as the first major ground combat unit of the U.S. army to serve there, and who have continued to serve in Europe since the year 2000.
84.1034(2) (2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the "173rd Airborne Brigade Highway," the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.1034 History History: 2005 a. 238.
84.10345 84.10345 Nichole M. Frye Memorial Bridge. The department shall designate and mark the bridge on STH 141 in the town of Lena in Oconto County as the "Nichole M. Frye Memorial Bridge" in honor and recognition of Nichole M. Frye, who sacrificed her life in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
84.10345 History History: 2005 a. 338; 2007 a. 97 s. 105.
84.1035 84.1035 Peace Memorial Highway. The department shall designate and mark USH 53 commencing at La Crosse and proceeding northerly to Superior as the "Peace Memorial Highway" to commemorate the contributions and devotion of the citizens of this state to international peace and greater understanding among nations. The department shall erect markers at regular intervals along the route, including at appropriate areas historical markers, to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the highway as a memorial to international peace.
84.1035 History History: 1989 a. 343.
84.10355 84.10355 Governor Patrick Lucey Highway. The department shall designate the route of STH 35 from the village of Ferryville in Crawford County to the city of Prairie du Chien in Crawford County as the "Governor Patrick Lucey Highway" in recognition and appreciation of Patrick J. Lucey, who served with distinction as both the governor of Wisconsin from 1971 to 1977 and as the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 1977 to 1979. The department shall mark this route, by erecting and maintaining appropriate signs, to clearly identify to motorists the route as the "Governor Patrick Lucey Highway."
84.10355 History History: 2013 a. 20.
84.1036 84.1036 Major Richard I. Bong Memorial Highway.
84.1036(1)(1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the route of USH 2, extending from the Wisconsin-Minnesota border to the Wisconsin-Michigan border, as the "Major Richard I. Bong Memorial Highway" in recognition and appreciation of the many military accomplishments of Major Richard I. Bong during World War II, including being awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1944 and being widely known as America's greatest war ace.
84.1036(2) (2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the "Major Richard I. Bong Memorial Highway," the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.1036 History History: 2003 a. 218.
84.1037 84.1037 Donald K. "Deke" Slayton Memorial Highway.
84.1037(1)(1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark STH 27 in Monroe County commencing at Sparta and proceeding southerly to Cashton as the "Donald K. `Deke' Slayton Memorial Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, who brought credit to this state and, in particular, Monroe County for his contribution to this country's space program as one of the 7 original astronauts and as a participant in the first joint United States-Soviet space mission.
84.1037(2) (2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the cost of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the "Donald K. `Deke' Slayton Memorial Highway," the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.1037 History History: 2001 a. 16 s. 2307m; 2001 a. 104 s. 72.
84.1038 84.1038 Iron Brigade Memorial Highway. The department shall designate and mark, consistent with any standards that may be developed by the department for memorial highway designations, USH 12 from the state line in Walworth County to the state line in St. Croix County as the "Iron Brigade Memorial Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of the members of the Second, Sixth and Seventh Wisconsin regiments who served in the Iron Brigade of the Union army in the Civil War of 1861 to 1865.
84.1038 History History: 1993 a. 442.
84.1039 84.1039 84th Division "Railsplitters" Memorial Highway.
84.1039(1)(1) The department shall designate and mark, subject to sub. (2), STH 33 commencing at La Crosse and proceeding easterly to Port Washington as the "84th Division `Railsplitters' Memorial Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of the men and women of the 84th Division who by their bravery and sacrifice in World Wars I and II brought great credit to this state and to their division, which traces its lineage back to the service of Abraham Lincoln in this state during the Blackhawk war of 1832.
84.1039(2) (2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village or town, to cover the cost of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the "84th Division `Railsplitters' Memorial Highway", the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.1039 History History: 1995 a. 297.
84.104 84.104 32nd Division Memorial Highway. In order to commemorate the 32nd Infantry Division, also known as The Red Arrow Division, which, while composed mainly of men from Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan, brought fame and glory to these states during World Wars I and II by their sacrifice, devotion and bravery and which is now established as a Wisconsin national guard division, the department is directed to establish a highway memorial designated route 32 by renumbering certain existing highways linking Illinois and Michigan through Wisconsin. Beginning at the Illinois-Wisconsin state line renumber state trunk highway 42 to a point where it joins the present Wisconsin state trunk highway 32 at Sheboygan; continuing over the present Wisconsin state trunk highway 32 north to the junction with U.S. highway 8 at Laona; continuing over the present Wisconsin state trunk highway 32 north to junction with U.S. highway 45 at Three Lakes; thence north on U.S. highway 45 to Michigan-Wisconsin state line at Land O'Lakes. The department is further directed that in addition to the numeral 32, the highway markers on this highway carry a red arrow, and that historical markers be erected and maintained along the highway in honor of the 32nd Division and its members.
84.104 History History: 1977 c. 29 s. 1654 (8) (a).
84.1041 84.1041 Freedoms Bridge.
84.1041(1)(1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the bridge on STH 13 across the south fork of the Flambeau River in the town of Fifield in Price County that, as of November 20, 2003, has been numbered B-50-21 by the department as "Freedoms Bridge" in honor and recognition of all veterans who fought to preserve freedoms in the Korean War.
84.1041(2) (2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining markers at the bridge specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the bridge as "Freedoms Bridge," the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.1041 History History: 2003 a. 68.
84.10415 84.10415 Steven Drees Memorial Bridge. The department shall designate and mark the bridge on USH 41 across the Peshtigo River in the city of Peshtigo as the "Steven Drees Memorial Bridge" in honor of Private First Class Steven Drees, a member of the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, United States Army, who died on June 28, 2009, as a result of combat wounds suffered on June 24, 2009, while serving in Afghanistan.
84.10415 History History: 2009 a. 127.
84.10416 84.10416 Veterans Memorial Bridge in Marinette County.
84.10416(1)(1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark, but not beyond the Wisconsin-Michigan border, the bridge on USH 141 across the Menominee River in the city of Niagara in Marinette County as "Veterans Memorial Bridge" as a living memorial to and in honor of all Wisconsin veterans, living and dead, of all wars in which the United States has engaged.
84.10416(2) (2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining markers for the bridge specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the bridge as the "Veterans Memorial Bridge," the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.10416 History History: 2011 a. 48.
84.1042 84.1042 Lloyd Spriggle Memorial Bridge. The department shall designate and mark, consistent with any standards that may be developed by the department for memorial highway designations, the bridge on USH 63 across the Wisconsin channel in Pierce County as the "Lloyd Spriggle Memorial Bridge" in recognition and appreciation of Lloyd Spriggle, a local civic leader of Pierce County who actively worked for over 50 years to preserve and protect the environment and to improve the water quality and the beauty of the rivers, streams, lakes and forests of this state.
84.1042 History History: 1993 a. 364.
84.1043 84.1043 Cinco De Mayo Memorial Highway. In recognition of the day of celebration that commemorates Mexico's victory over an invading French army on May 5, 1862, and in recognition and appreciation of the contributions and cultural heritage of Hispanics in the state whose ancestors originated in Mexico, the department shall designate and mark as the "Cinco De Mayo Memorial Highway" the route of STH 59 within the city of Milwaukee.
84.1043 History History: 1991 a. 39.
84.1044 84.1044 John R. Plewa Memorial Lake Parkway. The department shall designate and mark I 794 and STH 794 in Milwaukee County commencing from the Daniel Webster Hoan Memorial Bridge and proceeding southerly to the intersection with East Layton Avenue as the "John R. Plewa Memorial Lake Parkway" in recognition and appreciation of the life of John R. Plewa and his public service as a member of the Wisconsin legislature for more than 20 years.
84.1044 History History: 1999 a. 9.
84.1045 84.1045 Roland Kampo Bridge. The department shall designate and mark, consistent with any standards that may be developed by the department for memorial highway designations, the Little Lake Butte des Morts bridge on STH 441 in Winnebago County as the "Roland Kampo Bridge" in recognition and appreciation of Roland Kampo, a local civic leader of the Fox valley region who was instrumental in the creation of the tri-county expressway in Calumet, Outagamie and Winnebago counties.
84.1045 History History: 1993 a. 237.
84.1046 84.1046 Airborne Forces Memorial Bridge.
84.1046(1) (1) The department shall mark the bridge across the Wisconsin River on USH 10 in the city of Stevens Point as the "Airborne Forces Memorial Bridge" in recognition and appreciation of the military service performed by members of the airborne forces of the U.S. armed services, who served in time of war and in time of peace.
84.1046(2) (2) The department shall erect a sign on each end of the bridge to clearly identify to motorists the marking of the bridge under this section. In cooperation with the applicable local municipalities, the department shall erect a permanent granite monument in close proximity to the bridge. The department shall design the permanent granite monument after consultation with the badger state chapter of the 82nd airborne division association. The department shall not expend more than $5,000 for the erection of the monument and the signs under this subsection.
84.1046 History History: 1993 a. 278; 1993 a. 491 s. 136; Stats. 1993 s. 84.1046.
84.1047 84.1047 POW/MIA Memorial Highway. The department shall designate the route of STH 13, commencing at Wisconsin Dells and proceeding northerly to Superior as the "POW/MIA Memorial Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of all prisoners of war, ex-prisoners of war and those who are currently or were formerly missing in action, of all wars in which the United States has engaged. The department shall erect markers at appropriate locations in close proximity to the route of the highway under this section to commemorate the designation of the highway.
84.1047 History History: 1993 a. 396 s. 1; 1993 a. 491 s. 137; Stats. 1993 s. 84.1047.
84.1048 84.1048 Polish Heritage Highway.
84.1048(1) (1) In recognition of the outstanding contributions that Polish Americans have made to the vitality and quality of life in central Wisconsin, the department shall designate STH 66, commencing at Stevens Point and proceeding easterly to Rosholt, as the "Polish Heritage Highway" to commemorate and honor the achievements of central Wisconsin residents of Polish ancestry.
84.1048(2) (2) Upon receipt of contributions totaling not less than $800 from interested parties, including any city, village, town or county, the department shall erect markers along STH 66 in the following locations:
84.1048(2)(a) (a) One marker at the east end of Stevens Point to clearly identify the designation of the route to motorists proceeding easterly.
84.1048(2)(b) (b) One marker at the east end of Rosholt to clearly identify the designation of the route to motorists proceeding westerly.
84.1048(3) (3) No state funds may be used for the erection of any marker under this section.
84.1048 History History: 1997 a. 27.
84.1049 84.1049 Polish Veterans Memorial Highway. In recognition of their courageous, dutiful and selfless service to this state and the U.S. armed forces, the department shall designate and mark STH 160, commencing at STH 29 at Angelica and proceeding easterly to STH 32 at Pulaski, as the "Polish Veterans Memorial Highway" to commemorate and honor the military service and patriotism shown by this state's Polish veterans throughout its history.
84.1049 History History: 1997 a. 27.
84.105 84.105 National parkways.
84.105(1)(1) Department of transportation to cooperate with federal agencies. The legislature of the state of Wisconsin hereby declares that the intent of this section is to assent to any act of the United States congress authorizing the development of any national parkway located wholly or partly within the state of Wisconsin, to the full extent that is necessary to secure any benefits under such act, provided that the hunting of migratory waterfowl and other game and fishing shall not be prohibited or otherwise restricted by the United States government or any of its designated agencies in control of said project, and to authorize the appropriate state boards, commissions, departments and the governing bodies of counties, cities, towns and villages and especially the department of transportation to cooperate in the planning and development of all national parkways that may be proposed for development in Wisconsin, with any agency or department of the government of the United States in which is vested the necessary authority to construct or otherwise develop such national parkways. Whenever authority shall exist for the planning and development of any national parkway, of which any portion shall be located in this state, it shall be the duty of the department of transportation to make such investigations and studies in cooperation with the appropriate federal agency, and such state boards, commissions and departments as shall have an interest in such parkway development, to the extent that shall be desirable and necessary in order to provide that the state shall secure all advantages that may accrue through such parkway development and that the interests of the counties, cities, villages and towns along the route shall be conserved.
84.105(2) (2)Definitions. For the purposes of this section, all terms applying to any parkway, such as "secretary", "parkway", "scenic landscape", "sightly or safety easement", "access", "parkway road", "parkway development", "national parkway", "frontage", and other or similar terms, which are defined in any act of the United States Congress applicable to such national parkway, shall have the meanings set forth in such act. The term "national parkway" as used in this section shall mean and include the Great River Road and appurtenances thereto, as provided in section 14 of P.L. 83-350, or any other parkway or road in Wisconsin projected in general accordance with the recommended plan set forth in the joint report submitted to the congress November 28, 1951, by the secretaries of commerce and interior pursuant to the act of August 24, 1949 (P.L. 81-262) to the end that the department shall have authority to act with reference to them as provided by this section.
84.105(3) (3)Department shall make investigations. The department shall have full authority to make such investigations, surveys, studies and plans in connection with any proposed national parkway or parkway development as it shall deem necessary or desirable in order to determine if the proposed development, under the terms of the act of the United States Congress applicable to such parkway or any regulations under such act, are advantageous to the state. Such parkway development may be any portion of the proposed parkway, which it may be proposed to construct as a project under such act. The department may hold such hearings in connection with such investigations as it deems necessary or desirable, and shall give notice of such hearings by publication of a class 2 notice, under ch. 985, in the area affected.
84.105(4) (4)Finding and determination. When the department has completed its investigations with respect to any proposed national parkway development, it shall make its findings and determination with respect to such proposed development. Such finding and determination shall state whether or not such proposed national parkway development is deemed advantageous to the state, shall include such information with respect to the development as shall be necessary to state its character and extent, and shall estimate the cost thereof and separately, the amount and character of lands necessary to be acquired in fee simple and in easements, with their cost, and needed to carry out the development.
84.105(5) (5)Parkway to be state trunk highway. If the department, after such investigations and studies, shall find that the proposed parkway development is advantageous to the state, it shall have full authority to perform, on behalf of the state, each and every duty required of the state by the act of the U.S. congress applicable to such parkway development, in order to secure the proposed development project for the state. For the purposes of such development project, the parkway shall be a portion of the state trunk highway system.
84.105(6) (6)Right-of-way and easements. All lands for right-of-way to be acquired in fee simple and all easements necessary to be acquired for the purposes of the proposed national parkway development shall be acquired by the department in the name of the state, as may be required by the act of the U.S. congress applicable thereto. Any lands owned by the state, or by any county, city, village or town, may be conveyed to the United States for the purposes of the parkway in the manner provided by law. The department may acquire such lands by gift, purchase agreement, or by exercising the right of eminent domain in any manner that may be provided by law for the acquirement of lands for public purposes. The department may convey such lands to the U.S. government or any of its agencies, as may be required by the act of the U.S. congress applicable to such national parkway.
84.105(7) (7)Liberal construction. All powers granted in this section shall be liberally construed in favor of the department and any proposed national parkway development projects.
84.1051 84.1051 Gaylord Nelson Highway.
84.1051(1) (1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the entire route of USH 63 as the "Gaylord Nelson Highway" in recognition and appreciation of Gaylord Nelson, the native son of Clear Lake who served with distinction as both the governor from 1959 to 1963 and a U.S. senator from 1963 to 1981, and whose legacy includes numerous environmental achievements, including the founding of Earth Day, the creation of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program, and the preservation of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
84.1051(2) (2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the "Gaylord Nelson Highway," the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.1051 History History: 2009 a. 116.
84.1053 84.1053 Jeannetta Simpson-Robinson Memorial Highway.
84.1053(1)(1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the route of I 43, commencing at the North Avenue interchange in the city of Milwaukee and proceeding northerly to the Keefe Avenue and Atkinson Avenue interchange in the city of Milwaukee, as the "Jeannetta Simpson-Robinson Memorial Highway" in recognition and appreciation of the good works of Jeannetta Simpson-Robinson, a lifelong community leader and activist who championed the poor, the disadvantaged, children, and peaceful non-violent resolutions to conflicts.
84.1053(2) (2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the "Jeannetta Simpson-Robinson Memorial Highway," the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.1053 History History: 2009 a. 151 s. 1; 2011 a. 260 s. 80.
84.106 84.106 Scenic byways program.
84.106(1g) (1g) Definitions. In this section:
84.106(1g)(a) (a) "Connecting highway" has the meaning given in s. 340.01 (9).
84.106(1g)(b) (b) "Highway" has the meaning given in s. 340.01 (22).
84.106(1g)(c) (c) "Local highways" has the meaning given in s. 86.31 (1) (c) for "local roads."
84.106(1g)(d) (d) "State trunk highway" has the meaning given in s. 340.01 (60).
84.106(1m) (1m)Designation. The department shall develop, implement, and administer a program to designate highways or portions of highways in this state, including, notwithstanding sub. (2), state trunk highways, connecting highways, and local highways, that have outstanding scenic, historic, cultural, natural, recreational, or archaeological qualities as scenic byways. The department may seek designation by the federal government of a highway designated as a scenic byway under this section as a national scenic byway or as an All-American Road.
84.106(2) (2)Rules. The department shall promulgate rules under this section consistent with 23 USC 162 and regulations established under that section.
84.106(3) (3)Marking highways. Highways designated as scenic byways under this section may be marked with signs conforming with the manual of uniform traffic control devices adopted by the department under s. 84.02 (4) (e) that identify the highway as a scenic byway. The department shall have exclusive authority to erect these signs, and shall bear all expense in connection with the erection and maintenance of the signs, on state trunk highways. The local authority with jurisdiction over the highway, for maintenance purposes, shall have exclusive authority to erect these signs, and shall bear all expense in connection with the erection and maintenance of the signs, on local highways and connecting highways.
84.106 History History: 1999 a. 9; 2011 a. 147.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Sept. 3, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Sept. 3, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 9-3-14)