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Nov 2, 2010

Intersection of ‘Cadillac sinkhole’ to completely reopen next week

By Marie Rohde The intersection of North and Oakland avenues in Milwaukee is expected to completely open next week, but city coffers will be at least $2.2 million lighter. The […]

Oct 27, 2010

Pair of threes

[caption id="attachment_60346" align="alignnone" width="288" caption="Three crew members, Joel Velez (clockwise from foreground), Jeff Settle and Jim Schwerdt of Insituform Technologies Inc., Chesterfield, Mo., work with a safety tripod to replace a sewer liner Sept. 28 at North and Bartlett avenues in Milwaukee. (Photo by John Krejci)"][/caption]

Sep 21, 2010

Re-covering the roof

[caption id="attachment_58672" align="alignnone" width="344" caption="Michael Hoague, owner of M&H Construction, Milwaukee, installs shingles while Santiago Garcia, an apprentice for shingling, carries felt backing up a ladder Sept. 11 at a roofing project at 52nd Street and North Avenue in Milwaukee. (Photo by David La Haye)"][/caption]

Sep 13, 2010

Milwaukee sinkhole repair to take additional 2 weeks

The storms of July 22 in Milwaukee opened a gaping sinkhole at East North Avenue and North Oakland Avenue that swallowed a Cadillac. Now work at the intersection has been […]

Aug 24, 2010

Splice as nice

[caption id="attachment_57628" align="alignnone" width="345" caption="James Sinclair, an electrical mechanic with the city of Milwaukee, strips insulation from wires for splicing during a streetlight wire repair project Aug. 17 near North Avenue and Sixth Street in Milwaukee. (Photo by David La Haye)"][/caption]

Jul 14, 2010

Round and round

[caption id="attachment_55928" align="alignnone" width="345" caption="Traffic control workers Jermaine Haney (left) and Mike D. Heller of Highway Technologies Inc., Villa Park, Ill., place temporary pavement markings July 7 on the new roundabout at Barker Road and North Avenue in Brookfield. The roundabout is scheduled to be completed in mid-August. (Photo by David La Haye)"][/caption]

Jun 4, 2010

Stimulus spawns roundabout project in Brookfield

By Sean Ryan Schneider Excavating Inc. on Monday will begin a $1.1 million stimulus project to build a roundabout at the intersection of West North Avenue and North Barker Road […]

Feb 23, 2010

Working the line

[caption id="attachment_40261" align="alignnone" width="357" caption="Zachary Stoffel, a technician with KS Energy Services Inc., New Berlin, prepares to run a wire from a gas line to a bar of magnesium at Booth Street and North Avenue in Milwaukee. The connection helps prevent corrosion. (Photo by David La Haye)"][/caption]

Feb 18, 2010

Half pipe

[caption id="attachment_40058" align="alignnone" width="357" caption="Brian Cornell, a plumber’s apprentice with KBS Construction Inc., Madison, adjusts a hanger used for a roof drain overflow pipe at the Cambridge Commons construction site at North Avenue and North Cambridge Avenue in Milwaukee. The project is scheduled for completion in August. (Photo by David La Haye)"][/caption]

Jan 28, 2010

Fire takes slice out of Milwaukee street (PHOTO SLIDE SHOW)

By Sean Ryan Business owners writing design rules for Milwaukee’s North Avenue lost a prime example of what they want when the Pizza Man building burned Jan. 19. “The former […]

Nov 17, 2009

Level headed

[caption id="attachment_35407" align="alignnone" width="386" caption="A crew from Quality Contracting Inc., Waukesha, pours concrete at 60th Street and North Avenue near the Milwaukee-Wauwatosa line. Crew members are laborers Josh Antoni (clockwise from left) and Eric Thompson and foreman Adam Olson. The street’s surface had been removed to make gas line repairs. (Photo by David La Haye)"][/capt[...]

Nov 16, 2009

Search-and-repair mission

[caption id="attachment_35279" align="alignnone" width="359" caption="Kevin Ferestad (left) and Chris Bannel of AT&T are on a project to find and fix an air leak in a phone cable recently at North Avenue and 68th Street in Wauwatosa. (Photo by David La Haye)"][/caption]


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