Fully modernizing a nearly 3-mile stretch of Interstate 94 in Milwaukee County will cost as much as $1.2 billion, according to a report released Wednesday by the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
Instead of heeding the recommendations of a transportation commission, Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget calls for an increase in borrowing for transportation projects in 2013-15.
The amount of bonding called for in Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget would not cause the state to surpass a borrowing limit recommended in a report commissioned by the legislature.
When Gov. Scott Walker introduces the state’s 2013-15 budget Wednesday, it’s expected to include $150 million to bring the Zoo Interchange reconstruction back on track for a 2018 completion.
State officials want to delay reconstruction on the busiest interchange in Wisconsin: the Zoo Interchange in the Milwaukee area.
A group of state transportation leaders is wrestling with how to raise money to maintain, fix and expand Wisconsin’s aging, ailing network.
Wisconsin’s Transportation Policy and Finance Commission began grappling with a formidable question Wednesday: How to use contracting state funds to maintain, fix and expand the state’s highway network — not to mention local roads, railroads, airports, and bicycle paths?
There are only positive consequences to converting the U.S. 41 freeway to interstate status. History tells us there will be benefits for drivers and businesses.
A bill that would eliminate the need for the state to conduct a cost comparison of highway project engineering work took an unexpected turn in the Senate Tuesday evening.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will seek $2.5 million for the final design of a Milwaukee train maintenance building rather than using an Illinois station for the service.