DOT frees up $100 million for projects, but Vos says long-term solution still needed

WisDOT photo.
WisDOT photo.

State officials announced today that more than $100 million has been freed up for transportation projects across the state.
But Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said the money doesn’t “come anywhere near to solving the long-term transportation funding crisis.”
The funds include $38 million in additional projected revenues from the Department of Transportation that can be pumped into the upcoming biennial budget, along with $65 million Gov. Scott Walker today directed toward statewide projects starting in fiscal year 2017.
Beginning in June, the DOT will fund 21 additional projects, including U.S. 10...

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