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Thompson: WisDOT still coming to terms with COVID-19 aftermath

Vehicles travel the Beltline Highway on Madison’s southwest side in July 2018. State officials continue to look for ways to raise money to pay for needed road projects throughout the state. (File photo by Kevin Harnack)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary-designee Craig Thompson said Friday that he and his colleagues are intent on maintaining the states’ existing infrastructure as it becomes clear how COVID-19 has already begun changing travel patterns for the long term. Thompson’s remarks ...

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WisDOT seeks to complete last bit of Zoo Interchange without meeting 70% federal funding rule

Vehicles travel Interstate 94 passes just east of the Zoo Interchange during rush hour in May 2017. State officials are moving forward with plans to rebuild the so-called north of leg of the interchange - U.S. Highway 45 between Swan Boulevard and Burleigh Street - but without meeting a statutory requirement that 70% of the money come from federal sources. (File photo by Kevin Harnack)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is seeking permission to pay for the final stretch of the Zoo Interchange project without meeting a statutory requirement that at least 70% of the work be paid for with federal money.

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