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Craig Thompson

Sep 15, 2023

Improving transportation keeps Wisconsin competitive

It is vital that we maintain our roads and bridges in good repair.

Jul 20, 2023

New Port Milwaukee terminal connects local products to international markets

The Delong Co.’s new terminal will move ethanol byproducts by boat, truck and train.

Wisconsin Highway 50 Construction
Jul 17, 2023

WIS 50 construction project completed in Kenosha County

The four-mile project widened lanes and added pedestrian and bicycle accommodations.

Jan 6, 2023

WisDOT secretary Thompson elected AASHTO vice president

​The board of directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has unanimously elected Craig Thompson – secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation – as its 2022-2023 vice president.

Oct 11, 2022

Brown County to get $50M from WisDOT to build connector bridge

Brown County will get $50 million in the next state budget to build a connector bridge in the Green Bay area, the state transportation agency announced on Tuesday.

Aug 25, 2022

Evers, WisDOT announce $900,000 grant to build rail platform extensions at Port of Manitowoc

Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced on Thursday a grant for improvements at the Port of Manitowoc. 

Aug 12, 2022

Inflation a factor as WisDOT estimates cost for highway repairs $62.3 million higher

The cost of repairing Wisconsin’s highways is now projected to be higher than in previous estimates as inflation continues to put upward pressure on materials and fuel prices, the top Wisconsin transportation official said this week. 

Jun 7, 2022

40 projects receiving $35M in federal infrastructure money

Various places in Wisconsin with fewer than 50,000 residents will benefit from $35 million from the federal infrastructure bill for the reconstruction of local roads.

May 5, 2022

WisDOT to study options for rebuilding Stadium Freeway North in Milwaukee

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is planning to study options for rebuilding Stadium Freeway North, possibly with a goal of turning it into at an at-grade boulevard.

Mar 10, 2022

Petrowski among state senators not seeking re-election

The list of retirements from the Wisconsin state Senate grew to six on Thursday, as the 24-year-veteran Sen. Jerry Petrowski, of Marathon, announced that he will not seek re-election.

Nov 19, 2021

Federal grant helps back $11.3M rail upgrade project in Janesville

Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials announced Friday that an $11.3 million rail project in Janesville has won federal support.

Nov 17, 2021

Officials mark completion of $1.1B I-39/90 reconstruction

State officials marked the completion of a $1.1 billion, 45-mile reconstruction of Interstate 39/90 during an event in Janesville on Wednesday.


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