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A Joint Centennial Project of the Rotary Clubs of

Thiensville and Mequon, Wisconsin, USA,

Rotary District 6270


This section is now substantially completed.
Click here for pictures of the ground breaking and the ribbon cutting.


LIBRARY LOOP SEGMENT:
The Library portion starts at approximately the intersection of Division Street and Cedarburg road, runs easterly to the southern end of the South Main Street segment, continues easterly to the Milwaukee River, then southerly into Settlers Park and then westerly back to Cedarburg Road.


Disclaimer: All improvements and designs as specified in these pages are conceptual in nature, and may be modified and/or changed when actually built or installed. No changes will be made to any property shown on this page without the willing consent and approval of the owner of that property.  All costs estimated in these pages are based on 2006 dollars.

1. Existing gravel parking lot 5. Informational sign
2. Connection to existing trail 6. Extensive landscaping
3. Boardwalk observation platform 7. Riverwalk entrance sign
4. Pedestrian bridge    

Trail Length: Approximately 1,003 LF
Trail Material Composition: Crushed Stone
Key Trail Elements:

Trailhead at Settlers Park
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Access from existing gravel parking lot off Cedarburg Road
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Connect to existing wood chip trail at river
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Further define boundaries of parking lot and trail through park to preserve understory vegetation and reduce erosion


Settlers Park entrance sign

Non-permanent boardwalk observation/seating platform
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Custom design by Wickcraft Company – sits on top of the ground
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Boardwalk will span an existing small wetland area
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Location will provide views to the river
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Benches built into the platform or attached to the decking

Prefabricated pedestrian bridge
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30' long x 6' wide
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"Edo" Oriental style by Steadfast Bridge Company
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Bridge will span existing rip rap drainage swale that runs from Cedarburg Road to the Milwaukee River
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Engraved decorative paver approach on both sides of the bridge – the public can purchase bricks with the proceeds going to the project


“Edo” Oriental style bridge


Proposed bridge location over drainage swale

Trail access from Cedarburg Road
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Riverwalk entrance sign
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Monument sign to compliment existing sign at the Village park entrance
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Decorative landscaping

Informational sign
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Details about trail segment history, trail rules, and distances to key destination points

Landscaping throughout Library Segment
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Trees, shrubs and split-rail fencing
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Define trail boundaries
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Provide screening
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Provide visual separation from private properties
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Define and enhance views

Estimated Project Costs for Library Segment:

  Installation of crushed limestone trail: $ 4,500
  Clearing and grubbing: $ 5,000
  Installation of pedestrian bridge (includes abutments): $ 35,000
  Installation of non-permanent boardwalk: $ 8,000
  Landscaping: $ 18,000
  Signage: $ 8,000
  Design & Engineering $ 22,000
     
  Subtotal: $ 100,500
  5% Contingency: $ 5,025
  Total: $ 105,525

Disclaimer: All improvements and designs as specified in these pages are conceptual in nature, and may be modified and/or changed when actually built or installed. No changes will be made to any property shown on this page without the willing consent and approval of the owner of that property.  All costs estimated in these pages are based on 2006 dollars.


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