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Transportation Projects Commission likely to reconvene this winter (access required)

A commission called on to study some of Wisconsin's largest road projects may meet this winter for the first time in five years, a step that could lead to the addition of new highway projects to the state's to-do list.

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LOBBY TALLY: Industry spends less trying to influence lawmakers during latest budget session (access required)

Even as lawmakers inked a wide-ranging transportation plan and briefly considered prevailing wages and other divisive policies earlier this year, they found themselves being lobbied far less than in previous years by construction-industry groups.

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Design-build in Republican transportation plan (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Republicans scrapped Gov. Tony Evers’ transportation budget Thursday and replaced it with a plan that would pay for road work using a combination of title- and registration-fee increases, an infusion of general tax dollars and new borrowing. The proposal also would allow the design-build delivery system to be tested out and make various other far-reaching changes to transportation policy.

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Wisconsin to kick in $27M to settle cost overruns on St. Croix Crossing project

The state of Wisconsin may be stuck with a $27 million tab to cover cost overruns on the St. Croix Crossing project — and that’s just part of a settlement that could be eventually twice that much or more, according ...

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