Gov. Evers: Announces building commission approved projects

Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or 608-219-7443

WEST ALLIS — Gov. Tony Evers today at the Wisconsin State Fair announced the State of Wisconsin Building Commission approved a total of approximately $30.4 million in key projects across the state, highlights include:

Various maintenance and repair projects at the State Capitol building including tuck-pointing on the exterior dome; 3rd and 4th floor roof replacements; and ceiling restoration in the Assembly Chambers;
Construction of life safety improvements in the Behavioral Health Unit Building at Waupun Correctional Institution;
Classroom renovation/technology improvement projects at UW-Oshkosh and UW-Stevens Point; and
Various maintenance and repair projects located in 13 counties across the state for the Departments of Administration, Health Services, Military Affairs, Natural Resources, Transportation, State Fair Park, and the University of Wisconsin System.
Gov. Evers is committed to maintaining safe and reliable buildings by making smart and efficient maintenance decisions and investing in needed repairs and upgrades across the state building portfolio.

The Building Commission is chaired by Gov. Evers and made up of the following members:

State Senator Janis Ringhand
State Senator Jerry Petrowski
State Senator Patrick Testin
State Representative Jill Billings
State Representative Rob Swearingen
State Representative Mark Born
Citizen member Summer Strand

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