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Lawmaker pushes for I-39/90 project money (UPDATE)

By Darryl Enriquez State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan, D-Janesville, said he wants money for the planned $1.02 billion expansion of Interstate 39/90 from the Illinois border to Madison approved before Gov. Jim Doyle leaves office this fall. If the money ...

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Lawmakers push for Stillwater Bridge bonding increase

By Paul Snyder Wisconsin lawmakers’ push to boost bonding authority for the Stillwater Bridge project is clashing with a group’s claim that the plan is too costly and threatens the environment. “Replacing the bridge should be a priority,” said Jim ...

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2,000 transportation workers idled over impasse

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Jobless benefits suddenly ended for some laid-off workers, Medicare payments to doctors were delayed and 2,000 federal transportation workers were sent home Monday in a spending dispute tinged with election-year politics. ...

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SEWRPC recertification to be announced Wednesday

The Federal Highway Administration on Wednesday will unveil its decision on the recertification of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. The federal agency reviews the performances of regional planning commissions every three years for compliance with transportation planning standards. Transportation ...

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Longer barriers pinch builders’ budgets (VIDEO)

By Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Road and bridge builders must absorb the cost of replacing their inventories of concrete barriers two years sooner than expected. The waist-high, precast concrete barrier segments are lined up to create a wall separating road builders ...

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