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Community Initiatives

Sheboygan County municipalities are actively seeking new investment and development through collaborative initiatives. Read below to learn more about what is happening at the local level. 

Plymouth to Kohler Rail Rehabilitation Project

Plymouth to Kohler Rail Project Details

In 2012 the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has announced it will be funding the 11 mile rail restoration project between Plymouth and Kohler with over $17 million. The WisDOT purchased the rail line back in 2009, and expects to complete the project by the end of 2014.

The rail restoration project is estimated at $19.1 million.  The remaining funds will be provided by WSOR; cities of Plymouth and Sheboygan Falls; Sheboygan County; Bemis Manufacturing; Kettle Lakes Co-op, King Structures and Morrelle Transfer & Warehouse.

The rail line servicing Plymouth to Sheboygan Falls has been out-of-service for over 20 years, while the Kohler to Sheboygan Falls corridor has been discontinued since 2006.  This project is the first freight rail line that has been restored in the State of Wisconsin.

Sheboygan, City of

Indiana Avenue Tech Corridor - “Fresh Tech”
Fresh Tech

Indiana Avenue Tech Corridor is a vision of the City of Sheboygan to encourage “Class A” office development at the Lakefront Business Center and the I-43 Business Center to allow companies to take advantage of the picturesque landscapes and access to amenities.
Key Property for Sale.  12 Acres with 1,700 feet of lake frontage.  Downtown Sheboygan.

Sheboygan Falls, City of

Wisconsin Main Street Community
As a "Wisconsin Main Street" community, Sheboygan Falls is dedicated to the preservation of its historic structures. To date, over 40 buildings have been rehabilitated and restored to their original late-1800s architectural beauty, winning Sheboygan Falls "The Great American Main Street Award" in 1995. This prestigious award is provided to only five communities annually on a nationwide basis in recognition of their revitalization efforts.