Even as lawmakers inked a wide-ranging transportation plan and briefly considered prevailing wages and other divisive policies earlier this year, they found themselves being lobbied far less than in previous years by construction-industry groups.Read More »
New Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is preparing to deliver his first State of the State speech to the Republican-controlled Legislature.
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A recent Wisconsin Department of Transportation report shows that spending on transportation projects has decreased under Gov. Scott Walker even as debt has ballooned.
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In the wake of President Donald Trump's call in his State of the Union address for spending $1.5 trillion on infrastructure, state officials will be off to the country's capital to press home their request for hundreds of millions of dollars to speed up road work connected to the Foxconn plant being built in southeast Wisconsin.
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If a national prediction holds true, a lawsuit between Brown Deer and 12 residents actually might save the village money on a $2.3 million streetscape project.Read More »
It's a long shot that bike path backers will recoup the $5 million for trail projects they lost in the state budget, said state Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison.Read More »
The biggest battle might be waiting at home for a Wisconsin road builders group leading the charge for Congressional approval of interstate highway tolls.
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The state’s major highway projects committee on Wednesday approved a $150 million Madison-area road expansion and green lit six other potential projects for environmental study.
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The state’s major highway construction oversight panel will consider six projects for environmental review on Wednesday, according to a memo sent by Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb to Gov. Scott Walker.Read More »
Federal lawmakers paved a six-month detour for road builders Thursday, but it’s the cliff dive in one year that has builders most concerned.Read More »