84.095(2)(a) (a) The department, or a city, village, town, or county, may submit any order or resolution relating to a project in the form of a plat for filing or recording in the office of the register of deeds in the county in which the parcel is located. The plat may include a separate title sheet and shall be filed or recorded within 20 days after the plat is signed under sub. (4) (a) 4. The register of deeds shall file or record any plat submitted under this subsection as a transportation project plat. A project authorized by an order or resolution may be described in more than one plat. Whenever a project is described in more than one plat, each plat may be submitted separately for filing or recording.
84.095(2)(b)1.1. Plats filed or recorded under this section are for parcel or right of way delineation purposes only and do not effect a transfer or encumbrance of any title to real or personal property.
84.095(2)(b)2. 2. Submitting a plat for filing or recording under this section satisfies the requirements of ss. 32.05 (1), 83.08 (1), 84.09 (1) and 114.33 (6) with respect to filing with the county clerk or county highway committee any orders, resolutions, maps or plats for a project.
84.095(3) (3) Amending and correcting plats.
84.095(3)(a) (a) An order, resolution, or plat filed or recorded under this section may be amended or vacated only by the entity that submitted the order, resolution, or plat for filing or recording. Any amendment or vacation of an order, resolution, or plat filed or recorded under this section may be filed or recorded. The office of the register of deeds shall make suitable notations on the plat affected by an amendment or vacation that is filed or recorded. The register of deeds shall number any amendments to a plat consecutively in the order filed or recorded and shall describe each amendment using the following information to the extent the information applies:
Amendment .... (number) of transportation project plat .... (project number), recorded in volume .... (number) of transportation project plats, page .... (number), as document .... (number), on .... (date), .... (county name) register of deeds, and located in .... (quarter section, section, township and range; recorded private claim; or federal reservation).
84.095(3)(b) (b) Corrections to a plat may be made only by the entity that prepared or submitted the plat for filing or recording and only if the correction does not affect the interests or rights required. Corrections to a plat shall be made by filing or recording with the register of deeds an affidavit of correction that identifies the affected plat and states the defect in or change to the plat along with the correct information. An affidavit of correction may not be used to reconfigure parcels or rights and interests required for the project. Affidavits of correction may be used to correct distances, angles, directions, bearings, chords, lot and block numbers, street names, or other scrivener errors. The register of deeds shall make suitable notations on the plat to which the affidavit refers. The record of the affidavit of correction, or a certified copy of the record, is prima facie evidence of the facts stated in the affidavit.
84.095(4) (4) Plat detail and format.
84.095(4)(a)(a) No plat may be filed or recorded in any office of a register of deeds unless the plat includes a certification that it contains all of the following, either as part of the drawing or written elsewhere on the plat:
84.095(4)(a)1. 1. An official order or resolution of the department, city, village, town or county authorizing the project. If the plat is to be used only to delineate existing highway right-of-way, the plat must refer to a resolution or revised relocation order from a previous project. If a recorded or revised relocation order does not exist, the department may establish right-of-way.
84.095(4)(a)2. 2. The project number.
84.095(4)(a)3. 3. The plat number, the date on which the plat was prepared and the signature of the person under whose direction the plat was prepared.
84.095(4)(a)4. 4. The signature of the person authorized by the department or the city, village, town or county to sign the plat.
84.095(4)(a)5. 5. A scale, north arrow and basis of reference.
84.095(4)(a)7. 7. The coordinate reference and datum.
84.095(4)(a)8. 8. The existing and new locations of the transportation facility.
84.095(4)(a)9. 9. The delineation of each parcel. For each parcel, a description of the following shall be included:
84.095(4)(a)9.a. a. The parcel number.
84.095(4)(a)9.b. b. The right, title or interest in land required.
84.095(4)(a)9.c. c. The area of the parcel required.
84.095(4)(a)11. 11. Reference to platted land surveys or other surveys of record and the locations of known monuments established for such surveys.
84.095(4)(a)12. 12. The locations of known public land survey monuments.
84.095(4)(b) (b) In addition to the information required under par. (a), a plat for a highway project shall include the following:
84.095(4)(b)1. 1. The designation of the highway and any adjacent or intersecting streets or highways by name, number or letter.
84.095(4)(b)2. 2. A description of the reference line for the highway by bearing and distance.
84.095(4)(b)3. 3. The location of the highway reference line by bearing and distance from a boundary line of a section or from a recorded private claim or federal reservation.
84.095(4)(b)4. 4. A description of the highway right-of-way boundaries by bearing and distance.
84.095(4)(b)5. 5. The locations of existing reference lines and right-of-way lines.
84.095(4)(c) (c) Notwithstanding its depiction on a plat, the boundary of a parcel extends to the boundary of the adjoining property parcel or body of water.
84.095(4)(d) (d) The requirements under this section and in s. A-E 7.08, Wis. Adm. Code, entitled “U.S. public land survey monument record" in effect on January 1, 2004, contain all of the requirements for a transportation project plat.
84.095(5) (5) Professional land surveyor's certificate. A plat prepared for filing or recording under this section shall include a certificate of a professional land surveyor licensed under s. 443.06 that the plat is a correct representation of the project described and that the identification and location of each parcel can be determined from the plat. This subsection does not apply to plats prepared by the department.
84.095(6) (6) Plat dimensions and media.
84.095(6)(a)(a) No plat may be filed or recorded in the office of a register of deeds unless the plat has a one-inch margin on all sides, and is produced on any material that is capable of clearly legible reproduction or other media that is acceptable to the register of deeds. The dimensions of the plat shall be 22 inches wide by 30 inches long. Larger plats may be used if acceptable to the register of deeds and agreeable to the agency who submitted the plat. A plat that is submitted for filing or recording shall contain a blank space at least 3 inches by 3 inches in size for use by the register of deeds.
84.095(6)(b) (b) The requirements of s. 59.43 (2m) do not apply to plats submitted under this section.
84.095(7) (7) Description for parcels and remnant parcels.
84.095(7)(a) (a) Whenever a plat has been filed or recorded under this section, any parcel depicted in the plat that is required for a project by conveyance or eminent domain proceedings shall be described using the following information to the extent the information applies:
Parcel .... (number) of transportation project plat .... (project number), recorded in volume .... (number) of transportation project plats, page .... (number), as document .... (number), recorded in .... (county name), Wisconsin.
84.095(7)(b) (b) A description under par. (a) is a sufficient legal description for purposes of s. 32.05 or 706.05 (2m) (a).
84.095(7)(c) (c) Subsequent conveyances, mortgages, and other instruments affecting title to an adjoining parcel of land and its associated rights or interests may refer to the parcel description in par. (a) as an exception to the conveyance.
84.095(7)(d) (d) The plat may be used to depict remnant parcels to be disposed of or to delineate existing highway right-of-way.
84.095(8) (8) Indexing of plats.
84.095(8)(a)(a) The register of deeds shall index plats filed or recorded under this section in the manner described in s. 59.43 (12m), whether or not the county board has enacted an ordinance requiring such an index.
84.095(8)(b) (b) Within 3 working days after the date on which a plat is submitted for recording under this section, the register of deeds shall assign a document number and, at the option of the register of deeds, a volume and page where the plat is recorded, and the register of deeds shall provide written notice of the recording information to the agency that submitted the plat.
84.095(8m) (8m) Surplus parcels. The department may not divide a surplus parcel, as defined by the department, under this section.
84.095(9) (9) Local review. No state agency, city, village, town or county may require the review or approval of a plat as a condition of filing or recording the plat if the plat is prepared in accordance with this section.
84.10 84.10 Maintenance and operation of bridges not on state trunks.
84.10(1)(1)The amounts allocated under s. 20.395 (3) (cq) and (eq) for the purposes described in this subsection shall be expended by the department for the maintenance and operation of bridges not on the state trunk highway system which were constructed, reconstructed, or purchased under s. 84.11 before August 9, 1989, and under s. 84.12 and free bridges located in connecting highways in 4th class cities, and towns, which have a length, not including approaches, of 300 feet or more, or a swing or lift span. Except as provided in a jurisdictional transfer agreement under s. 84.16, all matters relating to the maintenance and operation of such bridges shall be under the control of the department. Maintenance and operation shall not include the roadway lighting system and shall not include snow and ice removal and control for bridges located on connecting highways. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall designate and mark the bridge specified in s. 84.1024 in the manner and under the conditions specified in s. 84.1024. The department may arrange with any county highway committee or with any city, village or town for the operation or maintenance or both of any such bridge; and any county highway committee, city, village or town may enter into such arrangement. This subsection does not apply to sub. (2).
84.10(2) (2)The joint committee on finance may transfer moneys to s. 20.395 (3) (cq) from any other segregated revenue appropriations of the department for state operations from the transportation fund, upon request of the department, for the purpose of supplementing moneys allocated under s. 20.395 (3) (cq) for the rehabilitation of a local bridge for which improvement is a state responsibility and which has been posted with a weight limitation as provided in s. 349.16 (2).
84.101 84.101 Military memorial highways and bridges. The department shall maintain all markers that designate any state trunk highway or bridge on the state trunk highway system as a memorial that is associated with the armed forces or any branch or unit of the armed forces, any specific soldier or soldiers, any armed forces award or honor, or any war or armed conflict, or that is otherwise military in nature, and, notwithstanding ss. 84.1028 (2), 84.1029 (2), 84.1031 (2), 84.1034 (2), 84.1036 (2), 84.1039 (2), and 84.1041 (2), the department shall bear the cost, in an amount not to exceed a total of $2,000 per year on a statewide basis, of such maintenance and shall only perform maintenance under this section in amounts above that sum to the extent that the department has received local or private funding for such maintenance.
84.101 History History: 2007 a. 167.
84.1018 84.1018 Veterans of the American Revolution Memorial Bridge.
84.1018(1)(1)The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the bridge on I 39/90/94 across the Wisconsin River between the towns of Dekorra and Caledonia in Columbia County as the “Veterans of the American Revolution Memorial Bridge," as a living memorial to and in honor of veterans who are buried in Wisconsin who served this nation in the American Revolution.
84.1018(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, the department shall erect and maintain, at the 2 interstate rest areas located nearest to the bridge specified in sub. (1), markers identifying the bridge as the “Veterans of the American Revolution Memorial Bridge." No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.
84.1018 History History: 2007 a. 161 s. 1; 2009 a. 180 s. 97; Stats. 2009 s. 84.1018.
84.1019 84.1019 Fifty-seventh Field Artillery Brigade Memorial Highway.
84.1019(1)(1)The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the entire route of STH 57, commencing at STH 59 in the city of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County and proceeding northerly to STH 42 in the village of Sister Bay in Door County, as the “57th Field Artillery Brigade Memorial Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of the members of the 57th Field Artillery Brigade of the Wisconsin national guard, also known as the “Iron Brigade," who have bravely served their country with pride, distinction, sacrifice, devotion, and honor since World War I, including deployment to Afghanistan.
84.1019(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 “57th Field Artillery Brigade 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.
84.1019 History History: 2007 a. 163 s. 1; 2009 a. 180 s. 96; Stats. 2009 s. 84.1019.
84.102 84.102 Governor Nelson Dewey Memorial Highway. In order to commemorate the first governor of the state of Wisconsin, the department shall designate and mark as the “Governor Nelson Dewey Memorial Highway" STH 81 from its junction with STH 35 in Grant County to Cassville, Governor Dewey's hometown.
84.102 History History: 1989 a. 76.
84.1021 84.1021 Georgia O'Keeffe Memorial Highway.
84.1021(1)(1)The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the route of STH 19 from Sun Prairie to Marshall in Dane County as the “Georgia O'Keeffe Memorial Highway" in recognition of the artistic contributions and accomplishments of Georgia O'Keeffe, who was born in the town of Sun Prairie in 1887.
84.1021(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 “Georgia O'Keeffe 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.
84.1021 History History: 2005 a. 137.
84.10215 84.10215 Stephen Ambrose Memorial Highway.
84.10215(1)(1)The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the route of USH 12 from CTH “P" to County Line Road in the city of Whitewater as the “Stephen Ambrose Memorial Highway" in recognition and appreciation of the significant scholastic and literary accomplishments of American historian Stephen Ambrose, who spent much of his early life in the city of Whitewater, began his academic career by attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has deep roots in south central Wisconsin.
84.10215(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 “Stephen Ambrose 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.
84.10215 History History: 2009 a. 172.
84.10217 84.10217 Lee and Lynn Copen Memorial Highway.
84.10217(1)(1)The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the route of STH 50 from 60th Avenue to 70th Avenue in Kenosha County as the “Lee and Lynn Copen Memorial Highway" in recognition and appreciation of: their legacy of community service; Lee's distinguished and outstanding service as a 25-year veteran of the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department; Lynn's nationally recognized and invaluable advocacy as the Victim/Witness Coordinator for the Kenosha County District Attorney's office and as a volunteer in the community; and Lee and Lynn Copen's shared dedication to justice.
84.10217(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 “Lee and Lynn Copen 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.
84.10217 History History: 2009 a. 193 s. 1; 2011 a. 260 s. 80.
84.1022 84.1022 Green Bay Ethnic Trail.
84.1022(1)(1)The department shall designate and mark a transportation corridor commencing at the state line in Kenosha County and proceeding northerly to Green Bay in Brown County as the “Green Bay Ethnic Trail" to commemorate the historical achievements and contributions of earlier ethnic settlements along the shore of Lake Michigan.
84.1022(2) (2)The transportation corridor shall consist of the following highway route:
84.1022(2)(a) (a) In Kenosha County, commencing at Russel Road at the Illinois-Wisconsin state line and proceeding northerly for approximately 16.7 miles on STH 31 to its junction with CTH “MM" in Racine County.
84.1022(2)(b) (b) In Racine County, proceeding northerly for approximately 0.9 mile on CTH “MM" to its junction with STH 38; then proceeding westerly for approximately 1.0 mile on STH 38 to its junction with STH 31; then proceeding northerly for approximately 4.0 miles on STH 31 to its junction with STH 32; and then proceeding northerly for approximately 6.9 miles on STH 32 to its junction with 10th Avenue in the city of South Milwaukee in Milwaukee County. The route shall include STH 32 commencing at Four Mile Road and proceeding northerly for approximately 2 miles to its junction with STH 31.
84.1022(2)(c) (c) In Milwaukee County, proceeding northerly for approximately 1.6 miles on 10th Avenue to its junction with STH 32; then proceeding northerly for approximately 0.8 mile on STH 32 to its junction with STH 62; then proceeding northerly for approximately 1.8 miles on STH 62 to its junction with Layton Avenue in the city of Cudahy; then proceeding westerly for approximately 0.1 mile on Layton Avenue to its junction with Kinnickinnic Avenue; then proceeding northerly for approximately 2.2 miles on Kinnickinnic Avenue to its junction with STH 32; then proceeding northerly for approximately 2.3 miles on STH 32 to its junction with 1st Street in the city of Milwaukee; then proceeding northerly for approximately 0.5 mile on 1st Street to its junction with STH 59; then proceeding westerly for approximately 0.1 mile on STH 59 to its junction with 2nd Street; then proceeding northerly for approximately 0.6 mile on 2nd Street to its junction with N. Plankinton Avenue; then proceeding northerly for approximately 0.6 mile on N. Plankinton Avenue to its junction with Kilbourn Avenue; then proceeding westerly for approximately 0.1 mile on Kilbourn Avenue to its junction with N. Old World 3rd Street; then proceeding northerly for approximately 0.7 mile on N. Old World 3rd Street to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; then proceeding northerly for approximately 3.0 miles on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to its junction with STH 57; and then proceeding northerly for approximately 9.9 miles on STH 57 to its junction with Green Bay Road in the village of Thiensville in Ozaukee County.
84.1022(2)(d) (d) In Ozaukee County, proceeding northerly for approximately 5.7 miles on Green Bay Road to its junction with S. Falls Road in the village of Grafton; then proceeding northerly for approximately 0.2 mile on S. Falls Road to its junction with 12th Avenue; then proceeding northerly for approximately 1.8 miles on 12th Avenue to its junction with Green Bay Road; then proceeding northerly for approximately 2.8 miles on Green Bay Road to its junction with Green Bay Avenue in the village of Saukville; then proceeding northeasterly for approximately 1.0 mile on Green Bay Avenue to its junction with STH 33; then proceeding easterly for approximately 1.1 miles on STH 33 to its junction with Green Bay Road; then proceeding northerly for approximately 1.0 mile on Green Bay Road to its junction with Hillcrest Drive; then proceeding easterly for approximately 0.1 mile on Hillcrest Drive to its junction with CTH “LL"; and then proceeding northeasterly for approximately 11.9 miles on CTH “LL" to its junction with CTH “LLL" in Sheboygan County.
84.1022(2)(e) (e) In Sheboygan County, proceeding northerly for approximately 0.2 mile on CTH “LLL" to its junction with Main Street in the village of Cedar Grove; then proceeding northerly for approximately 0.9 mile on Main Street to its junction with STH 32; then proceeding northerly for approximately 18.1 miles on STH 32 to its junction with STH 42; and then proceeding northerly for approximately 6.7 miles on STH 42 to its junction with Pioneer Road in the village of Spring Valley in Manitowoc County.
84.1022(2)(f) (f) In Manitowoc County, proceeding northwesterly for approximately 0.8 mile on Pioneer Road to its junction with STH 42; then proceeding northerly for approximately 11.0 miles on STH 42 to its junction with US 151; then proceeding easterly for approximately 0.5 mile on US 151 to its junction with CTH “R"; and then proceeding northwesterly for approximately 20.6 miles on CTH “R" to its junction with CTH “T" in Brown County.
84.1022(2)(g) (g) In Brown County, proceeding northwesterly for approximately 0.6 mile on CTH “T" to its junction with E. Main Street in the village of Denmark; then proceeding westerly for approximately 0.2 mile on E. Main Street to its junction with Green Bay Road; then proceeding northwesterly for approximately 0.5 mile on Green Bay Road to its junction with CTH “R"; then proceeding northwesterly for approximately 1.8 miles on CTH “R" to its junction with Steve's Cheese Road; then proceeding northwesterly for approximately 1.0 mile on Steve's Cheese Road to its junction with CTH “R"; then proceeding northwesterly for approximately 0.8 mile on CTH “R" to its junction with Stage Coach Road; then proceeding northwesterly for approximately 1.3 miles on Stage Coach Road to its junction with CTH “R"; and then proceeding northwesterly for approximately 9.6 miles on CTH “R", ending at the easterly shore of the Fox River in the city of Green Bay.
84.1022(3) (3)The department shall erect markers at regular intervals along the route specified in sub. (2), including at appropriate areas historical markers, to clearly identify to motorists each change from one road, street or highway to another road, street or highway along the designated route. The department shall erect historical markers at appropriate areas along the designated route. Any marker erected by the department shall clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route in commemoration of the diverse ethnic heritage along the shore of Lake Michigan in this state.
84.1022 History History: 1993 a. 6.
84.10225 84.10225 Rock River Trail Scenic and Historic Route.
84.10225(1)(1)The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the following route, through Rock, Dane, Jefferson, Dodge, and Fond du Lac counties, as the “Rock River Trail Scenic and Historic Route" to increase public appreciation of the river, its scenic beauty, and the historic landmarks along the river's course:
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 17 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on August 13, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after August 13, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 8-13-19)