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Milwaukee Record: 'The I-94/Stadium Interchange project is improving. But its future remains uncertain'
The public hearing on the billion-dollar mega-project has been pushed back to December — after the election.
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For this week’s column, I went to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s latest public involvement meeting on the I-94 East-West corridor and the Stadium Interchange.
Since additional review began a year ago, this project has certainly improved. The public process is making this proposed expansion much better than previous iterations of proposed I-94 widenings. But the “Fix at Six” option coming from highway expansion opponents is still a better choice.
This column is published in partnership with Milwaukee Record.
Dan Shafer is a journalist from Milwaukee who writes and publishes The Recombobulation Area. He previously worked at Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine, and BizTimes Milwaukee. He’s also written for The Daily Beast, WisPolitics, and Milwaukee Record. He’s won 13 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards. He’s on Twitter at @DanRShafer.
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