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Walker pushes for public hearing on high-speed rail’s impact on environment

Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker sent a letter Wednesday requesting a public hearing on the environmental impact of the proposed Milwaukee to Madison high-speed rail line. Walker, current Milwaukee County Executive, said in a press release there has not ...

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I-43 ramp to I-794 in Milwaukee to close for evening rush

The southbound I-43 connector ramp to eastbound I-794 will be closed Wednesday throughout the evening rush hour in the Marquette Interchange area, according to an announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Crews are conducting shoring work on the Wisconsin ...

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Road builders defend green building measures

By Joe Lanane Road building veterans and environmentalists are at odds over just how green the highway construction industry has become. “There are a lot of environmental groups that argue the paving industry was not very environmentally friendly, so we’ve ...

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Kraemer & Sons wins bid for high-speed rail land bridge project

State Highway Project-High Speed Passenger Rail, County Trunk Highway G-State Trunk Highway 89, Wisconsin DOT-WSOR (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds), Jefferson County Edward Kraemer & Sons Inc., Plain, was awarded a contract Wednesday to construct three land bridges in ...

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Road work to shut down lanes on U.S. 45, I-894

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will close lanes on U.S. 45 and Interstate 894 on Wednesday and Thursday. Construction work will take place along southbound U.S. 45 and eastbound I-894 from Cleveland Avenue to Cold Spring Road. A single-lane closure ...

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