Top officials in the University of Wisconsin System are planning to make their case about the need to repair and renovate buildings throughout the system as lawmakers prepare to decide how much to spend on UW project.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday proposed set aside money in his two-year state construction budget for an overhaul of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's science building — a project that drew criticism from a top lawmaker last summer for leapfrogging other campus projects.Read More »
By James Briggs A prolonged search for water during construction of a Marinette County campground has cost Wisconsin taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. Now, the state Building Commission wants a guarantee from the project’s contractor that it can successfully ...Read More »
By James Briggs Dane County is about to get its second manure digester, a $12.5 million treatment center that will be built near Middleton and completed in 2011. It will be a replica — in size and cost — of ...Read More »
By James Briggs If Gov.-elect Scott Walker wants to radically redraw plans to convert a Madison power plant, the contractor behind the project would sure like to know what the changes entail. The Boldt Co., Appleton, is waiting for clarification ...
Tagged with: Appleton Charter Street Heating Plant Charter Street power plant Gordon Hintz Madison Scott Walker Sierra Club The Boldt Co. Wisconsin Building Commission Wisconsin Department of AdministrationRead More »
By James Briggs The state Building Commission on Wednesday acknowledged it has lacked consistency in overseeing a state contracting law. But any fix to the panel’s review process will be up to the next governor and Legislature. The commission granted ...
Tagged with: David Miller Department of Administration Hintz Kaufert multiple prime Platteville single-prime contracting University of Wisconsin University of Wisconsin System UW System Wisconsin Building CommissionRead More »
By Paul Snyder Energy efficiency is a threatened ideal as bare-bones UW System school budgets force a face-off between building upgrades and new construction. “It most definitely is a problem, and it’s a gut-wrenching one,” said Terry Classen, director of ...Read More »