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WisDOT issues deer warning

Brian Ethridge - Oct 17, 2014

WisDOT issues deer warning

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is worried that there will be an increase in deer and vehicle crashes this fall. WisDOT is asking drivers to be extra cautious of deer, especially during October and November which is mating season ...

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Gov. Scott Walker considers replacing Wisconsin's gas tax

Brian Ethridge - Oct 16, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker considers replacing Wisconsin's gas tax

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is considering replacing the state's gasoline tax with a sales tax on gas and alternative vehicle fuel sources to stabilize long-term transportation funding. However, Walker offered few specifics, and the impact of charging a sales tax to consumers at ...

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‘Transportation Moves Wisconsin’ looks to state highway users for input on transportation needs, funding

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 01, 2014

‘Transportation Moves Wisconsin’ looks to state highway users for input on transportation needs, funding

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announced Friday that it has launched an initiative that seeks input from state highway users about transportation needs and how the state should finance those needs. The initiative, “Transportation Moves Wisconsin,” aims to improve the ...

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VIDEO: Around-the-clock repairs could mean Leo Frigo Bridge reopens this month

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 03, 2014

VIDEO: Around-the-clock repairs could mean Leo Frigo Bridge reopens this month

The Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge has been closed since Sept. 25 after motorists reported a 2-foot dip in the pavement across all lanes of traffic east of the river, according to a report in the Post Crescent. Now, around-the-clock repair efforts ...

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VIDEO: Massive highway pileup in Milwaukee

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 10, 2013

VIDEO: Massive highway pileup in Milwaukee

Winter weather has hit much of the United States from Texas to Colorado and the Midwest and the Northeast. There have been flight delays, school closings and major accidents. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) captured on traffic cameras a major pileup ...

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Wisconsin texting champ urges drivers to put down phones

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 12, 2013

Wisconsin texting champ urges drivers to put down phones

Wisconsin teenager and two-time LG U.S. National Texting Champion Austin Wierschke is advocating for drivers to put their mobile phones away while behind the wheel, the Appleton Post-Crescent reported. The 18-year-old has won titles for his texting abilities like speed, accuracy ...

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Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 12, 2012

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Getting Better all the Time   America’s structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge count slowly, steadily falling   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   They aren’t numbers to throw a party for yet, but once again, the number of structurally deficient (SD) or functionally obsolete (FO) bridges ...

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