By Marie Rohde A Milwaukee alderman wants answers from the sewerage district after a $6.1 million pump station failed to prevent backups in a north side neighborhood after the July 22 storm. James Fratrick, a watershed specialist with the Department ...Read More »
Jason Dearen AP Writer San Francisco — Riffling through old maps while researching a history project for San Francisco public schools, landscape architect Bonnie Sherk made a discovery: a century ago a creek coursed where two school campuses stand today. ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Verona’s promise to exceed state requirements for storm water retention is not good enough for Dane County planners who want the city to be perfect if it plans to grow. “What we thought would be a slap ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The village of Clyman, after 12 years of a deteriorated and leaking sewerage system, has agreed to build a new treatment plant and fix its pipes to settle a state lawsuit. The agreement announced Tuesday by the ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Berg Builders LLC, Pardeeville, reached a formal settlement with OSHA on Nov. 5 to reduce a $300 fall-protection citation to $150. The company was issued the citation June 30 during a roofing job in Pardeeville. • MSLT ...
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By Sean Ryan Milwaukee has invoked its local bidder preference on three sewer project awards, and contractors have challenged every contract. Builders filing the latest challenge argue the local preference law hurts Milwaukee residents looking for work because, in the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Milwaukee has awarded two sewer projects that were caught in a dispute over the city’s bidding preference for local contractors. The two sewer construction and repair contracts, which have a combined value of $1.2 million, were awarded ...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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Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org The development market might not let the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District dramatically slash its construction budget in the next five years. Milwaukee-area underground contractors are rooting for the market. “This is not going to stop next year, ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com In an attempt to win back two city contracts from MJ Construction Inc., two contractors are arguing the builder does not qualify as a Milwaukee-based company. Underground Pipeline Construction Inc. (PDF), New Berlin, and American Sewer Services ...Read More »