The Department of Transportation has announced a public hearing on the location, design, and environmental aspects for local roads for the planned conversion of Highway 35 to a freeway between Radio Road and Coulee Trail in St. Croix County. The proposed freeway conversion includes the construction of on and off ramps and interchange reconstructions at several points. The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. at the Troy Town Hall located at 654 Glover Road. The public is invited to attend the hearing and to present written and oral testimony concerning the planned freeway conversion. The DOT will present a summary of the project at 6:00 P.M. Environmental Assessment information is available prior to the meeting at the River Falls and Hudson Public Libraries and the Troy Town Hall.