State lawmakers on a powerful budget committee have scheduled a meeting Wednesday to consider a request to borrow an additional $200 million for road projects in the current fiscal year.Read More »
As a report warned Tuesday that delaying various long-planned highway expansions will cost Wisconsin thousands of construction jobs in the short term and millions in taxpayer money, Gov. Scott Walker announced he is working with lawmakers to have more money approved for specific projects.Read More »
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is holding a public information meeting April 24 to introduce the north segment of the Interstate 39/90 and U.S. 12/18 reconstruction project, according to a WisDOT news release.Read More »
The state’s major highway projects committee on Wednesday approved a $150 million Madison-area road expansion and green lit six other potential projects for environmental study.
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By James Briggs A Wisconsin commission whose purpose, at least in part, is to circumvent politics has green-lighted more than $1.3 billion in new road projects — but not without a little posturing. The Transportation Projects Commission, convened Tuesday by ...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The federal highway administration will be in Madison on Thursday to get an update on the widening of Interstate 94. Victor Mendez is scheduled to join Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Frank Busalacchi on the tour. ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane
Despite the news this week that Gov. Jim Doyle will convene the Transportation Projects Commission in, this, his final year in office, advocates of Interstate 39/90 expansion may not want to pop the cork just yet.Read More »
By Joe Lanane The resurrection of the state’s Transportation Projects Commission is reviving the debate between those who want money for road maintenance and the backers of new construction. State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan, D-Janesville, who will help select TPC ...
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