July 27, 2021 – Tourism was hard-hit by the pandemic, but now Wisconsinites are back on the road again. TDA’s Debby Jackson speaks with Romy Snyder, president & CEO of the Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau, about recent Dells’ visitor trends.
February 5, 2021 – County Truck Highway NN, between US-2 and CTH N in Florence County, is increasingly carrying heavy truck traffic. Florence County Highway Commissioner Joe Witynski says County Road NN needs to be preserved, but when one project is moved forward, another is moved back.
December 30, 2020 – The resurrection of the study of the I-39/90/94 project is great news for our state. This corridor, a critical freight corridor that serves as the gateway for tourists to the Wisconsin Dells and beyond, is a backbone route in Wisconsin.
October 13, 2020 – Marathon County recently replaced a simple town bridge in record time. The new bridge allows for greater agricultural expansion in the area and continued local access to State Highway 29, the major east-west corridor.
September 28, 2020 – The USDOT awarded $31.8 million to a joint Wisconsin-Minnesota rail project – the Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago Intercity Passenger Rail Service Project. This project is expected to increase economic development, enhance the passenger experience, and improve the efficiency of travel in the region.
September 2, 2020 – Wisconsin receives its first designated national bike routes – USBR 30 and USBR 230. This corridor from Milwaukee to Bluff Siding on the Mississippi River will draw local, regional, and national cyclists to communities along the trail and positively impact Wisconsin’s economy.
July 23, 2020 – CWA has recently completed a renovation of the airport’s concourse, and is also constructing a new access road to streamline transportation.