The state Building Commission on Wednesday approved both a building purchase and a project at a men’s prison in Racine.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 ...
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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 ...
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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 »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org A shortfall in private donations threatens to put a $27 million University of Wisconsin-Madison hockey project on ice. “We’re not going to move forward on this project until we have a funding source in place,” said Gary ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com Wisconsin’s decision to review a redevelopment project for the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital more than a year after agreeing to demolish the building is just one instance of a common occurrence. “This kind of thing happens every year,” ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org A late-inning rally to save Wisconsin Memorial Hospital in Madison left Champion Environmental Services Inc. with a state demolition contract but nothing to tear down. “It’s a little disappointing, sure, because it’s a nice job,” said Terry ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com With no help from the state in sight, Marquette University might be unable to meet its anticipated summer start date for construction of a $100 million engineering building. â€œWeâ€™re committed to continue fundraising,â€ said Marquette spokeswoman Mary ...Read More »