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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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Milwaukee County damage estimates top 37 million, Doyle to pursue disaster declaration

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Jim Doyle says he plans to pursue a disaster declaration Tuesday to try to get federal help for flood-weary residents in Milwaukee County, even though the Federal Emergency Management Agency hasn’t yet surveyed the damage. ...

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High-speed depot pressures Madison planners

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com City planners have three years to fit an underground parking garage, hotel, public market and office buildings across the street from a new high-speed rail station in downtown Madison. “Everything will not be done by the time ...

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Road building bill stalling at the starting line (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Introduction of a bill that would tap sales taxes to pay for state road construction is the first step toward a possible solution to a $30 million budget deficit, according to transportation industry representatives. But it’s a ...

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Road construction drives renewed spending debate (VIDEO)

By Paul Snyder Roadwork deserves a share of the money raised by regional transit authorities, according to a lawmaker who argues spending should match the realities of transportation. “It’s silly to think that 99 percent of the people that use ...

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Industry questions wage report prep work

By Paul Snyder Construction companies are disputing the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s claim it adequately prepared the industry for changes to the state’s prevailing wage law. The changes require contractors file monthly reports on prevailing-wage payments on public works ...

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