The WisDOT has activated the Green Bay area’s first High-intensity Activated crossWalK or HAWK on WIS 57 (Riverside Drive) in Allouez.
The Village of Allouez, Walkable Allouez Bike and Ped Ad Hoc
Committee and WisDOT worked together to mitigate safety concerns for
pedestrians and bicyclists crossing WIS 57 (Riversdale Drive) to reach the Fox
River State Recreational Trial. With an Annual Daily Traffic Volume (ADT) of
14,000 vehicles/day, a 35 mph speed limit and no traffic control devices, the
HAWK was an acceptable solution for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross this
section of Allouez safely.
Take a look at the HAWK in action:
Click Here to download the HAWK informational flier.
Friends for the Fox River Trail (FFRT) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to helping the Brown County Parks Department with the maintenance and upkeep of the Fox River State Recreational Trail in Brown County.
Over the past 16 years, the FFRT have helped to raise money to pave additional mileage, to build bathrooms, picnic areas and rest stops. Upcoming projects include working with the Village of Allouez on installing a walking trail and picnic area next to the river in Sunset Park. Besides fundraising, the FFRT hosts work days to help remove invasive species and clean up the areas around the trail.
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