Wisconsin Lawmakers Argue Over How to Allocate $60 Million in Unanticipated Federal Transportation Money

Great article about the critical need for long-term transportation funding solutions…an issue that is increasingly bringing Republicans and Democrats together. Check it out!

Source: https://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/wisconsin-lawmakers-argue-over-federal-transportation-dollars-signaling-a-campaign/article_b4038e7d-951d-5115-a84b-bb3585160dd6.html

WI State Senator Jennifer Shilling on Wisconsin Roads

While WI State Senator Jennifer Shilling (La Crosse) missed last week’s bus tour of the county’s crumbling roads, she still provided her input on the huge problem of Wisconsin’s deteriorating roads. Via WKBT News8000.
“STOP” (Safe Transportation Over Politics) the #scottholes. #stopthescottholes #LaCrosseCounty

Source: https://www.news8000.com/news/shilling-on-wisconsin-road-conditions/742329649

Bridge Structure Failure Near Lake Wissota

This is beyond insane – a story of bridge structure failure near Lake Wissota that is closed indefinitely due to lack of available funding. REPEAT: closed indefinitely due to lack of funding.
Via Leader Telegram
“STOP” (Safe Transportation Over Politics) the #scottholes. #stopthescottholes #ChippewaFalls

Source: http://www.leadertelegram.com/News/Front-Page/2018/05/13/Bridge-closed-indefinitely-near-Lake-Wissota.html

Wisconsin highways continue to drop in national rankings.

It’s an awful reality: Wisconsin highways continue to drop in national rankings.
The state’s rural interstates, rural primary roads, and urban interstates are all bottom of the barrel in the USA.
“STOP” (Safe Transportation Over Politics) the #scottholes. #stopthescottholes

Source: 21st, 22nd and 23rd Annual Highway Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems, availabl at https://reason.org/topics/transportation/annual-highway-report/