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Wisconsin DOT Allocates $131.4 Million for Local Governments

Wisconsin highway Traffic on I-39/90 during a road project. (Wisconsin DOT)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently announced $131.4 million in funding has been distributed to communities across the state.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2021
Government, Business, Technology

Wisconsin DOT Launches Online Fleet Management Tool

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Division of Motor Vehicles recently launched an online program to help companies manage their fleets.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 20, 2020
Government, Business

Wisconsin Officials Announce $160M in Aid for Local Governments

Milwaukee overhead highways Highway interchange in Milwaukee. (BanksPhotos/Getty Images)

More than $160 million in transportation aid will be directed to local government agencies in Wisconsin, state officials recently announced.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 9, 2020

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Highway Project Reporting Bill

Wisconsin welcome sign TT file photo

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will change the way it budgets and reports highway project costs as the result of a new law signed by Gov. Scott Walker on April 3.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 9, 2018
Government, Business

Wisconsin DOT Announces Inspector General Position

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced the creation of a new Inspector General position within the agency Sept. 25.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2017
Government, Business

Wisconsin DOT Gets Corporate Sponsor

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced June 26 that it has sold corporate sponsorship of the department’s roadside assistance services to insurance giant State Farm.

Mark Sommerhauser | The Wisconsin State Journal
June 28, 2017
Government, Business

Wisconsin DOT Head Mark Gottlieb Resigns, Dave Ross Named to Succeed Him

Wisconsin Gov. Walker (right) and Dave Ross (left).

Three weeks after telling state legislators that Wisconsin’s transportation system would “deteriorate” if an estimated $1 billion funding shortfall wasn’t eased, Wisconsin Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb resigned on Dec. 27.

December 27, 2016