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June 7, 2018

Wisconsin gets $160M to widen I-94

  • The freeway passes near the $10 billion Foxconn factory that breaks ground soon.
  • By SCOTT BAUER
    Associated Press

    MADISON, Wis. — The state of Wisconsin will be receiving $86 million less than what it requested from the federal government to pay for upgrades and expansion of Interstate 94 south of Milwaukee, but Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday work will still be done by 2021.

    The state has an aggressive schedule for 36 miles of I-94 from Milwaukee south to the Illinois border, just west of Mount Pleasant where the massive $10 billion Foxconn campus is to be located. Foxconn plans a groundbreaking ceremony later this month on the factory that is to make liquid crystal display screens and will increase the volume of ground transport in the area.


     
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