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A Joint Centennial Project of the Rotary Clubs of

Thiensville and Mequon, Wisconsin, USA,

Rotary District 6270


THIENSVILLE MILL SEGMENT:
The Thiensville Mill portion of Rotary Riverwalk extends from the publicly owned Thiensville Village Park western boundary in a southerly direction to the northern boundary of Molyneux Park in the Village of Thiensville.


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. Elevated Boardwalk attached to building 7. Pedestrian bridge
2. Dumpster Screening 8. 2-level elevated boardwalk over river
3. Reconfigure Deck / Patio 9. General park-like improvements
4. Elevated boardwalk attached to existing deck 10. Upgrade / replace existing bridge
5. Steps for grade drop 11. Picnic area
6. Landscape privacy screen and general site improvement 12. Transition to existing crushed stone trail

Trail Length: Approximately 994 LF
Trail Material Composition: Boardwalk/Hard Surface
Key Trail Elements:

Elevated boardwalk
• From Molyneux Park to parking lot north of 140 S. Main Street
• Attach to rear of building at 140 S. Main Street
• Runs along edge of river above ordinary high water mark
• Permanent structure - construct of wood or recycled plastic
• Combine with “hard” and “soft” riverbank stabilization measures to preserve shoreline and provide aesthetic interest


Building at 140 S. Main Street where boardwalk will be required

Parking lot renovation between 140 and 130 S. Main Street
• Create trail easement along eastern edge of existing parking lot
• Buffer trail from parking lot with landscaping and fencing
• Use tall landscaping to create visual screen for loading dock
• Provide gated vinyl-panel dumpster enclosure for screening of two existing dumpsters


Parking lot between 140 and 130 S. Main Street

Reconfigured deck/patio behind 130 S. Main Street
• Create elevated boardwalk to tie into surface trail along parking lot to the south
• Provide secure gated access from boardwalk to deck
• Stairway necessary to account for grade change from boardwalk to property at 120 S. Main Street


Deck behind building at 130 S. Main Street

Property at 120 S. Main Street
• Provide general site improvements to property
• Create privacy barrier with landscaping and fencing
• Trail will be hard surface material

Prefabricated pedestrian bridge
• Bridge will span the Pigeon Creek tributary of the Milwaukee River
• Bridge style to compliment that of bridge at Library Segment


Pigeon Creek confluence with the Milwaukee River

Elevated boardwalk
• From north side of bridge to Thiensville Mill
• Incorporate existing boardwalk behind building at 118 Green Bay Road
• Permanent structure - construct of wood or recycled plastic
• Two levels - Lower level just above ordinary high water mark, at low end of existing wall - Upper level at same grade as top of riverbank
• Staircase at Mill to connect two boardwalk levels together


Boardwalk behind building at 118 Green Bay Road

Open space at Thiensville sign overlook
• Provide park-like improvements to property
• Create seating and viewing areas to maximize views to the river
• Provide access to Riverwalk from sidewalk along Green Bay Road


Thiensville sign overlook

Renovate picnic area behind Mill
• Upgrade/replace existing bridge and abutments over mill race outfall
• Create hard surface trail connections to bridge
• Locate picnic/seating areas to maximize views to the River


Bridge and proposed picnic area behind Thiensville Mill building

Ultimate Connection to existing Thiensville Park Segment
• Create hard surface trail with handrail along top of riverbank behind the property east of the Mill
• Transition to a crushed stone trail to meet up with existing crushed stone trail

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

Estimated Project Costs for Thiensville Mill Segment:
Installation of hard surface trail: $ 5,000
Asphalt parking lot renovation $ 16,000
Installation of dumpster enclosure $ 6,000
Clearing and grubbing: $ 5,000
  Installation of elevated boardwalk: (Park to 140 S. Main St.) $ 30,000
 

Installation of elevated boardwalk: (Behind 130 S. Main St.)

$ 20,000

Installation of elevated boardwalk: (Bridge to Mill)

$ 180,000
Riverbank stabilization measures: $ 30,000
Installation of pedestrian bridge (includes abutments): $ 40,000
Upgrade/replace bridge over mill race outfall: $ 25,000
Landscaping: $ 58,000
Renovation of picnic/seating area: $ 5,000
Design & Engineering $ 38,000
Subtotal: $ 458,000
5% Contingency: $ 22,900
Total: $ 480,900

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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