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Port of Milwaukee

Feb 13, 2020

Port Milwaukee getting $31.3M agriculture-export operation (UPDATE)

Port Milwaukee and the agricultural company DeLong plan to build a $31.3 million export center on Jones Island using a federal grant to cover half of the project's cost.

Jan 13, 2020

High winds, flooding cause major damage at Port Milwaukee

High winds, towering waves and flooding have caused millions of dollars in damage to Port Milwaukee on Lake Michigan, the port director said Sunday.

Feb 6, 2017

Manitowoc crane performs first heavy lifting duty

The Port of Milwaukee's new $2.7 million crane is scheduled to make its first heavy lift on Monday afternoon.

Jan 12, 2017

Quorum, Ayres to design plaza in Milwaukee’s inner harbor

Quorum Architects and Ayres Associates will design a new public plaza in Milwaukee's inner harbor, officials with the non-profit Harbor District Inc. announced Thursday.

Apr 23, 2015

Milwaukee wants consultant to develop harbor district

The city of Milwaukee and Harbor District Inc. are soliciting proposals to complete a Water and Land Use Plan for Milwaukee’s Harbor District.

Dec 6, 2012

Lake Parkway extension gets support from committee

A six-mile project to extend the Lake Parkway from Edgerton Avenue to Highway 100 has been added to the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission’s Year 2035 Regional Transportation Plan.

Oct 29, 2012

Port of Milwaukee preps to avoid damage from Hurricane Sandy

With waves expected to reach as high as 33 feet Tuesday on Lake Michigan, the Port of Milwaukee is taking steps to protect its docks and boats.

Oct 13, 2011

Milwaukee mayor holds line on port construction

Shipping has increased this year by 290 percent at the Port of Milwaukee based on the strength of commodities such as salt and coal, said Eric Reinelt, the port's director.

Sep 6, 2011

Milwaukee port gets worse with age

Citing aging buildings and crumbling roads, the Port of Milwaukee has given itself a "C" grade for quality and "maybe just a little bit below a 'C'" in meeting shipping industry needs, said Larry Sullivan, the port's chief engineer.

Oct 8, 2010

Editorial cartoon

Oct 5, 2010

Some property owners uneasy over Milwaukee’s plans for port (UPDATE)

By Marie Rohde Property owners delighted with the city’s plan to spiff up the sprawling 600-acre Port of Milwaukee don’t want the redevelopment proposal used as an excuse to boost […]

May 27, 2010

Milwaukee breakwater breaking down

By Sean Ryan The federal government is offering only a trickle as Milwaukee seeks a flood of money to overhaul a damaged central breakwater protecting downtown and the Lake Michigan […]


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