Wisconsin Department of Transportation


Wisconsin DOT Issues $99M to State Municipalities for Transportation Aid

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently issued more than $99 million to municipalities across the state to support a variety of local transportation projects — money that comprises second quarter General Transportation, Connecting Highway and Expressway Policing Aids payments for 2021....


Wisconsin DOT Grants Support $300M Komatsu Campus

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is providing two Transportation Economic Assistance or TEA grants worth a combined $1.7 million for road and railroad projects supporting a $300 million manufacturing and headquarters facility Komatsu Mining Corp....


WisDOT Names Top Six 2020 Projects During Conference

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announced six Excellence in Construction Awards for 2020 during the annual Contractor-Engineer Conference. Top winners include an asphalt paving project in Lincoln County; a concrete paving project in Outagamie County; a grading project in Kenosha County; a small bridge project in Jackson County; a large bridge project in Adams and Juneau counties; and a large contract project in Dane County....


WisDOT Oversees U.S. 12 Project in St. Croix County

Construction for 2020 is nearing completion on a two-year improvement project on U.S. 12 between U.S. 63 and WIS 128 in St. Croix County, Wis. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is overseeing the work, which began in April, and called for resurfacing U.S....


Passenger Rail Project Receives $31.8M Federal Grant

The joint Wisconsin-Minnesota Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago (TCMC) Passenger Rail Project has been selected to receive a $31.8 million federal rail grant. The TCMC project will add an additional daily round-trip between the Twin Cities, La Crosse, Milwaukee and Chicago and points in-between, along the existing long-distance Amtrak Empire Builder route....


Wisconsin Budgets Upwards of $160M in Transportation Aid

Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary-designee Craig Thompson on July 7 announced more than $160 million in transportation aid for local governments as part of the governor's 2019-21 biennial budget....


Wisconsin's $1.2B I-39/90 Entering Home Stretch

A $1.2 billion Wisconsin interstate project under construction since 2015 is now two-thirds completed. The WisDOT Interstate 39/90 project stretches 45 mi. from the Illinois border to the U.S. 12/18 interchange in Madison....


Relyco Grades for New Lanes on WIS 23

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's (WisDOT) WIS 23 Expansion, a considerable investment that covers the highway from Plymouth to Fond du Lac, is divided into three sections — two rural and one urban — and last May, Relyco Inc....


Wisconsin Pays $99M for Transportation Aid

Local governments will receive quarterly payments totaling $99,147,647 for General Transportation Aids (GTA), Connecting Highway Aids and Expressway Policing Aids from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)....


Work Resumes on Red Wing, Minn., Bridge Project

Finally, after a two month lay-off caused by high river levels, iron workers recently returned to work raising a new bridge crossing the Mississippi River between the city of Red Wing, Minn., and the western shoreline of Wisconsin....






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