Tag Archives: Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Evers’ vetoes cut additional money for roads, design-build requirements

Before signing Wisconsin's next biennial budget on Thursday, Gov. Tony Evers vetoed legislative proposals that would have transferred money from the state's general fund for use in road work, trimmed requirements on an emerging design-build system and cut a proposal that would have put $10 million in tax dollars toward private construction projects.

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Thompson: WisDOT still coming to terms with COVID-19 aftermath

Vehicles travel the Beltline Highway on Madison’s southwest side in July 2018. State officials continue to look for ways to raise money to pay for needed road projects throughout the state. (File photo by Kevin Harnack)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary-designee Craig Thompson said Friday that he and his colleagues are intent on maintaining the states’ existing infrastructure as it becomes clear how COVID-19 has already begun changing travel patterns for the long term. Thompson’s remarks ...

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