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Aug 24, 2023

Dane County sees uptick in highway work zone crashes, on track to exceed last year

There have been 93 crashes in the Madison area so far this year, according to traffic safety officials.

Jul 30, 2012

Sign of the times

Motorists fed up with delays caused by the state Highway 65 roadwork in St. Croix County are finding illegal ways to bypass the detours.

Jun 29, 2010

Most road projects to take holiday break

MADISON, Wis. (AP) —  Most major road construction projects are being put on hold over the long 4th of July holiday weekend, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. There […]

May 3, 2010

Overstimulated cities return road money

By Sean Ryan Low bids for local road projects are reversing the flow of stimulus payments as cities and counties kick surplus federal money back to the state. “I don’t […]

Apr 21, 2010

Earthmover moves on: Pagel Construction closing, Hoffman Construction downsizes

By Sean Ryan Instead of competing against each other for earthmoving contracts, Pagel Construction Co. Inc. and Hoffman Construction Co. are now sharing the equipment sales market. Pagel, based in […]

Apr 9, 2010

Tolls return as road building solution

By Paul Snyder A coalition of state organizations wants tolls to pay for road construction. But recommendations and reports are not enough to drum up legislative support. “I’d want to […]

Dec 21, 2009

Industry split over stimulus success

By Paul Snyder Contractors disagree over what federal stimulus money will mean to the industry in 2010. “Most contractors are feeling the pain right now,” said Bob Barker, executive vice […]

Nov 19, 2009

Most Wisconsin road projects done for year

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said most road construction projects in the state are done for the year, which should ease travel over the Thanksgiving holiday. […]

Oct 1, 2009

Road projects starve in Dane County budget

Paul Snyder [email protected] Road builders hungry for work will find little to sustain them in Dane County’s proposed 2010 budget. “With the downturn in commercial work, a lot more road […]

Sep 25, 2009

Pay to pave

By David Winzelberg Dolan Media When Long Island was shortchanged by a lack of federal stimulus dollars for transportation projects, local roadway contractors and elected officials complained bitterly. And that’s […]

Sep 22, 2009

Congress puts off action on road, air spending

Jim Abrams AP Writer Washington — The Democratic-led Congress’ determination to do something about health care this year has slowed legislation affecting the safety of almost every traveler in America. […]

Sep 14, 2009

Group: Minn. roads, bridges are crumbling

Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Minnesota’s roads are deteriorating, congestion is getting worse, safety is an increasing concern, money is lacking and crumbling infrastructure is hitting state residents […]


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