LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A bridge over the Mississippi River between Iowa and Wisconsin has been closed after being struck by a barge. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the Highway 82 bridge at Lansing, Iowa, will remain ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane Success stories in Wisconsin’s residential construction industry have been few and far between lately, but Oconomowoc-based Brookstone Homes Inc. has two examples in a Pewaukee subdivision. Brookstone is building a pair of homes in the Victoria Station ...Read More »
OSHA reports • G&R Exteriors LLC, New Berlin, must pay a $1,500 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation Aug. 11 during a roofing job at 100 Corrina Blvd., Waukesha. ...
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LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — American Transmission Company wants to build a high-voltage power line from La Crosse to Madison. According to American Transmission, the 150-mile line would link with a line proposed by Xcel Energy and other utilities that ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The state of Wisconsin on Thursday filed five new charges against a former Bernie J. Buchner Inc. office manager who allegedly stole nearly $1 million from the contractor. Gary Deml now faces three counts of forgery, one ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Wisconsin Steel Industries Inc., Milwaukee, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on March 2 to reduce a $2,000 fall-protection citation to $750 and to dismiss a $2,000 fall-protection-training citation. The company was issued the citations Feb. 16 ...
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By Sean Ryan Local contractors are welcoming the chance to openly bid on a La Crosse stimulus project that was supposed to be limited to six out-of-state companies. “The amount of work will increase significantly since we will have more ...Read More »
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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OSHA reports • Eau Claire Roofing Co. Inc., Eau Claire, must pay four scaffolding citations, totaling $3,000, because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued the citations Nov. 23 during a roofing job at 2653 ...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in six of Wisconsin’s 12 Wisconsin metropolitan areas in November. According to the state’s Department of Workforce Development, unemployment rose in the Eau Claire, Green Bay, La Crosse, Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Racine and Sheboygan ...Read More »