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WisDOT seeks to complete last bit of Zoo Interchange without meeting 70% federal funding rule

Vehicles travel Interstate 94 passes just east of the Zoo Interchange during rush hour in May 2017. State officials are moving forward with plans to rebuild the so-called north of leg of the interchange - U.S. Highway 45 between Swan Boulevard and Burleigh Street - but without meeting a statutory requirement that 70% of the money come from federal sources. (File photo by Kevin Harnack)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is seeking permission to pay for the final stretch of the Zoo Interchange project without meeting a statutory requirement that at least 70% of the work be paid for with federal money.

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ON THE LEVEL: At WTDA, Jackson sees coronavirus putting stress on already strained transportation system

Debby Jackson

As is true for so many aspects of modern life, the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t so much revealed weaknesses in the state’s transportation as made long-recognized faults even more apparent.

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