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Transportation Projects Commission likely to reconvene this winter

Heavy trucks travel Interstate 43 near Grafton on July 17. Plans to rebuild and add lanes to this stretch of highway were approved by Wisconsin’s Transportation Projects Commission in 2014. That commission, which is required to approved major-highway plans before they can be added to state statute, is planning to meet in December for the first time in five years. (Photo by Kevin Harnack)

A commission called on to study some of Wisconsin's largest road projects may meet this winter for the first time in five years, a step that could lead to the addition of new highway projects to the state's to-do list.

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Transportation committee approves roadwork, environmental studies (UPDATE)

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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Industry sets priorities for next legislative session

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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Major road projects to face more scrutiny under Walker’s plan

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 ...

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