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Kraemer & Sons low bidder for Hoan Bridge project (UPDATE)

By Joe Yovino One of Milwaukee’s landmark bridges is one step closer to getting a facelift. Hoan Bridge Under Deck Netting, B-40-400, I-794, Pavement Marking and Under Deck Netting (No. 20) Edward Kraemer & Sons Inc., Plain, submitted the low ...

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Builders want debarment details from state

By Paul Snyder Industry associations are withholding support for proposed contractor debarment rules until the state can prove it will not unfairly prevent companies from bidding on jobs. The threat of debarment is a useful tool for the Wisconsin Department ...

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Overstimulated cities return road money

By Sean Ryan Low bids for local road projects are reversing the flow of stimulus payments as cities and counties kick surplus federal money back to the state. “I don’t know what they’re going to be doing with that money ...

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Judge upholds local bid preference (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee’s local bidder preference Monday withstood legal challenges filed by sewer contractors that lost projects because of the law. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge William Pocan ruled the city of Milwaukee can apply the preference to sewer ...

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Local preference hits pavement job (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan D.C. Burbach Inc. could become the first paving contractor to lose a job because of Milwaukee’s preference for city-based bidders. Waukesha-based Burbach submitted a low bid of $497,143 to repave West Tower Avenue. But, based on the ...

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Talgo project sidesteps local preference (VIDEO)

By Sean Ryan The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee eliminated a local bidder preference from the Talgo Inc. project to avoid any chance a lawsuit would delay work. The authority, under a lease agreement with Talgo, has until ...

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