A state agency has proposed eliminating boards that provide advice on everything from building codes to apprenticeships, and industry representatives, in some cases, are saying good riddance.Read More »
The state’s budget committee voted unanimously to adopt most of Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to eliminate a $63 million deficit in the state’s transportation fund while putting more toward transit services, local roads and specific projects.Read More »
The state’s major highway projects committee on Wednesday approved a $150 million Madison-area road expansion and green lit six other potential projects for environmental study.
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The state’s major highway construction oversight panel will consider six projects for environmental review on Wednesday, according to a memo sent by Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb to Gov. Scott Walker.Read More »
By James Briggs With the state budget completed, lawmakers are returning to their districts after a busy and contentious legislative session. The Legislature particularly was active on construction issues. Among the bills passed during the first six months of 2011 ...
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By James Briggs State Department of Transportation officials told lawmakers Wednesday they must approve several large highway projects this year to maintain public safety and an efficient workflow. “We have needs all over the state. It’s not like we’re wanting ...Read More »
By James Briggs A seldom-used state panel will provide more oversight of major roadwork under Gov. Scott Walker‘s administration, the state’s top transportation official said Monday. Walker plans to convene the Transportation Projects Commission twice this year so it can ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane State Rep. Mark Gottlieb, R-Port Washington, will take over as the next Wisconsin Department of Transportation secretary when Gov.-elect Scott Walker takes office Monday. Gottlieb has experience — both politically and professional — in transportation policy, having ...Read More »