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Tag Archives: Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery

Streetcar extension not on list of projects receiving federal grant money

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 ...

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Work to start Monday on Milwaukee’s Juneau Avenue Bridge

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, ...

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Hoan Bridge fix prompts more road vs. rail debate (PHOTO SLIDE SHOW)

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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Milwaukee lands $21.5 million stimulus grant

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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