The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday on improvements to Highway 33 between La Crosse and Shelby. The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Central High School, 1801 Losey Blvd, La ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Leach Brothers Construction LLC, Oshkosh, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on July 1 to reduce a $1,500 steel-erection-fall-protection citation to $1,050. The company was issued the citation June 24 during a nonresidential building job in Appleton. ...
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By Paul Snyder Eau Claire and La Crosse are competing to be first on the high-speed rail route between Madison and the Twin Cities. The fact that Eau Claire is even in the discussion is a good sign, said Eau ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Affordable Quality and Excellence, Wauwatosa, reached a formal settlement with OSHA on March 30 to pay a $2,000 scaffolding-training citation, a $1,400 general-safety-and-health-provisions citation and 10 scaffolding citations, totaling $17,000. The company was issued the citations July ...
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Payant Construction LLC, Green Bay, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on May 4 to reduce a $600 woodworking-tools citation to $420, a $450 electrical-wiring-design-and-protection citation to $315, a $1,050 scaffolding citation to $735 and a $1,500 fall-protection citation to ...
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Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Developers are scrambling for new ways to raise money for affordable-housing projects because the old methods are broken. A $3.8 million apartment project in Brillion, for example, has not started this year because nobody wanted to buy ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com La Crosse could lose a big new development if city leaders cannot come up with $14.1 million to pay for a public parking garage. “We are concerned about the cost factor,” said Alderman Mike Larsen. “We’re negotiating, ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org Gun-shy administrators might undermine a federal stimulus program that encourages school construction by helping districts pay down debt. Some district leaders say they gladly are accepting a piece of $125 million in no-interest bonds but are reluctant ...Read More »
Wisconsin officials propose first shoreline building changes since 1968 Madison (AP) — Wisconsin environmental officials want to make the first changes in shoreline building rules in more than four decades. Their plan calls for limiting shoreline structures’ height to 35 ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com La Crosse accepted bids for the Grand River Station project before drawings were complete, and city officials are now prepping for a fight over who will pay for unexpected costs. “The project is now out of line ...Read More »