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Walker working with lawmakers on road money

Traffic passes through a section of the State Highway 441 project Monday, Oct. 5 in Menasha. A $395 million plan to widen and rebuild U.S. Highway 10 – also known as State Highway 441 – in the Fox Valley. The project’s completion year has been pushed back from 2019 to 2021. (Staff photo by Kevin Harnack)

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.

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Transportation committee approves roadwork, environmental studies (UPDATE)

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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Roadwork rolls through state commission (UPDATE)

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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State’s major road projects, including I-39/90 expansion, back in play (UPDATE)

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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