Milwaukee officials will not receive the $20 million they were hoping to get from a federal grant that would partly finance a proposed extension of the city’s long-planned downtown streetcar line. Officials with the Federal Transit Administration on Friday announced that ...Read More »
By Joan Lowy Associated Press Washington — While Congress voted last week to kill spending for President Barack Obama’s signature high-speed rail program, the initiative still could have some life. Republican lawmakers are claiming credit for killing the program. But ...Read More »
Crews will begin the replacement of the Juneau Avenue Bridge over the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee on Monday. Low Bid – Design Build Proposals for West Wisconsin Avenue Vertical Lift Bridge and Juneau Avenue Vertical Lift Bridge, Milwaukee The bridge, ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A request to shift federal high-speed rail money to repair the Hoan Bridge is reigniting the road vs. rail debate, despite the inquiring lawmakers’ insistence it’s not an either/or matter. “To me it’s just about priorities,” said ...
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The city of Milwaukee on Wednesday was awarded a $21.5 million stimulus grant for projects on two downtown lift bridges. Milwaukee’s grant is part of $1.5 billion the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded Wednesday through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic ...
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Marie Price Dolan Media Newswires Oklahoma City — Congress’ failure to extend money for federal highways means the Oklahoma Department of Transportation will have only $7.9 million to spend on road and bridge construction contracts in November rather than the ...Read More »