By Sean Ryan A sinkhole on 27th Street in Milwaukee opened up and swallowed a We Energies truck Thursday morning. “We were responding to a possible outage call in the downtown area,” said Barry McNulty, We Energies spokesman. “The truck ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan M.J. Construction Inc. fell $17 short of winning its seventh Milwaukee contract under the city‘s local preference law. The law requires Milwaukee give a 5 percent bid preference to city-based companies, and a sewer project bid by ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan An attempt to use a city property to lure a construction company to Milwaukee must overcome the business trends that push contractors away. A Milwaukee Department of Public Works proposal would free up a 2-acre lot at ...
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By Sean Ryan A $3.3 million increase for Milwaukee’s local roads budget is an improvement, said city officials, but falls far short of what’s needed for a project backlog. “We didn’t get into this backlog overnight,” said Alderman Joe Dudzik, ...Read More »