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Bicyclists peddle Hoan Bridge path (access required)

By James Briggs Bicycle advocates Tuesday planned to lobby the state Department of Transportation for a bike and pedestrian path to be included in the reconstruction of Milwaukee’s Hoan Bridge. The bike path is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to connect Milwaukee’s ...

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Debt debate puts roadwork at risk (access required)

By Adam Wise Jim Hoffman is saving his money, extending his credit limits and bracing for potential layoffs to keep his road-building company afloat should the federal government fail to resolve its debt limit impasse. “What I’m doing is basically ...

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Long and winding road: Highway 41 projects meet interstate standards (access required)

By James Briggs Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to convert U.S. Highway 41 between Milwaukee and Green Bay into an interstate is not so much a grand new vision as it is a public acknowledgment of work that has been under ...

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Focus on Southwest Wisconsin: I-39/90 project backers turn up the heat

By Susan Lampert Smith Special to The Daily Reporter On bad days, Interstate 39/90 from the Illinois border north to Madison can resemble a snake that swallowed a watermelon. To the south, in Illinois, the highway is a smooth-flowing six ...

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Hoan Bridge fix prompts more road vs. rail debate (PHOTO SLIDE SHOW)

By Paul Snyder A request to shift federal high-speed rail money to repair the Hoan Bridge is reigniting the road vs. rail debate, despite the inquiring lawmakers’ insistence it’s not an either/or matter. “To me it’s just about priorities,” said ...

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