Wisconsin Airports Across the State Allocated First-Year BIL Funding

February 9, 2022 Debby Jackson 0

December 23, 2021 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the first round of funding – $2.89 billion – made available by Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) to over 3,000 airports around the nation. Wisconsin airports were allocated $39.8 million in the first year. A total of 86 airfields and airports across the state will benefit from these additional federal funds.

Counties like Florence Face Tough Choices

February 5, 2021 Sam Johnston 0

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.

With Construction Projects, Time is Money

October 13, 2020 Debby Jackson 0

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.

Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago Rail Project an Economic Driver

September 28, 2020 Debby Jackson 0

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.