The price of nearly every major construction material increased last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December producer price index. The prices of four key construction materials increased in December and overall in 2010. Diesel fuel increased 2.3 ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane The first waves of dirt deliveries are rolling into Oak Creek from the Mitchell Interchange reconstruction on Interstate 94 to cap contaminated soil on the city’s lakefront. The deliveries and the 800,000 cubic yards of clean fill ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane National transportation analysts predict project downsizing and postponements now that federal transportation payment amounts no longer are guaranteed. Wisconsin’s slate of highway projects could face the same instability as those scheduled in other states, though it’s far ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane Milwaukee Public Schools shies away from selling vacant schools to charter programs that would not add to district enrollment. That, at least partially, has led to the district spending as much as $1 million per year maintaining ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane Repaving Interstate 94 in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties is simply delaying the inevitable, according to a pavement industry veteran. Kevin McMullen, executive director of the Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association, said rehab is not the best way for ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane A shared skepticism between industry representatives and the state Department of Natural Resources’ new secretary might kill the agency’s proposed diesel emission rule. “We want to be careful to make sure Wisconsin is not all of a ...
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By Joe Lanane State Rep. Mark Gottlieb, R-Port Washington, will take over as the next Wisconsin Department of Transportation secretary when Gov.-elect Scott Walker takes office Monday. Gottlieb has experience — both politically and professional — in transportation policy, having ...Read More »