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Wind Turbines
Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project

American Transmission Co., ITC Midwest LLC and Dairyland Power Cooperative are constructing of a high-voltage transmission line that will transmit wind and solar energy from northeast Iowa and western Wisconsin to central Wisconsin.  This is one of several projects in the state that support renewable energy. 

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MJBarnes & Associates conducted appraisals on more than 40 rural residential properties to provide property owners just compensation for the acquisition of easements for this project.

City of Fitchburg

The City of Fitchburg worked with local businesses to make road improvements in an area of mineral extraction, an expanding industry (ProMega), a solar farm, and a growing subdivision.  MJBarnes & Associates conducted an Sales Study for use by the acquisition specialist, and then provided appraisals for many of the properties.

FEMA Voluntary Buyout Program

MJBarnes & Associates valued properties in the Village of Mazomanie, Kenosha County, and a Lake Michigan house in Racine for voluntary property acquisition.  Municipal Flood Control Grant Program, managed by WDNR, provides property owners a buyout for the value of their property prior to flooding or shoreline destruction.  Retrospective appraisals were conducted using preflood photographs to estimate value.

WisDOT USH 12/18 east of Madison

Crashes at the County Road AB and USH 12/18 east of the interchange of I-90/39/94 brought WisDOT's attention to this area.  They resolved to construct a diamond interchange at this intersection with roundabouts at the ramp terminals.  The project also included pedestrian and bicycle access in this area.  Nine appraisals were prepared that included a golf course, landfill, highway businesses, residences, and development land.

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