An Illinois contractor is suing the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District over a nearly $5 million bill for removing contaminated water during installation of a landfill gas pipeline.
Published: July 5, 2011
Tags: BCF Construction, bidding, Bill Graffin, Buteyn-Peterson Construction, Hartford, John Kleist, Joseph Eberle, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, MMSD, piping, Ruekert & Mielke, William Ripp, Wondra Construction
By James Briggs The city of Hartford indefinitely has postponed a public works project because of the high cost of piping material. Or, the delay could be caused by the unusual bidding climate of a volatile economy. Or, maybe it’s because state and municipal budget cuts have forced public works directors to set artificially low [...]
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District is spending $150,000 to figure out if it was at fault for basement backups that damaged more than 10,000 homes and businesses in July.
Published: November 18, 2010
Tags: audit, Bill Graffin, J.F. Shea Construction, Jones Island, Jones Island Wastewater Treatment Plant, Kenny Construction, Michael Martin, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, MMSD, wastewater
By Marie Rohde The cost of a project to maximize efficiency at the Jones Island Wastewater Treatment Plant has in five years mushroomed from about $105 million to more than $144 million. Despite more than a 38 percent increase in spending on the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District harbor siphon project, the commission that oversees the [...]
Published: September 29, 2010
Tags: Bill Graffin, Disputes Review Board, J.F. Shea Construction, Kenny Construction, Lazarski, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, MMSD, Postregna, Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference, Wisconsin Department of Justice
By Marie Rohde A contractor has filed a claim asking for more money from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for work done on the Deep Tunnel system’s last leg, completed in April. The contractor is a joint venture of J.F. Shea Construction Inc. of California and Kenny Construction Co. of Illinois. Shea/Kenny, according to the [...]
Published: September 14, 2010
Tags: Bill Graffin, Clean Water Act, Franklin, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, MMSD, Muskego, New Berlin, Ryan Creek Interceptor Sewer, Tom Taylor, Wesolowski; Ruekert & Mielke Inc.
By Marie Rohde Eager to jump-start development, city of Franklin officials have applied for a $31 million federal loan to pay for construction of a large sewer that they plan to sell to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. Mayor Tom Taylor said the sewer is critical to southwestern Franklin, where he wants to add $1 [...]