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Bicyclists peddle Hoan Bridge path

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

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

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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