Infrastructure

Waukesha County’s economic vitality depends on a modern and robust infrastructure network coupled with efficient and collaborative governments. A vibrant business climate depends on services such as providing a safe and sustainable supply of drinking water to our communities, connecting people to jobs, facilitating the flow of goods and services via safe and modern transportation networks and continuing to advance fiscally sound and efficient communities – all provided in a seamless and cost-effective manner.

  1. Drive discussion and advocate for statewide, sustainable, long-term transportation funding solutions.
  2. Advocate for completion of the I-94 East-West corridor between 70th Street and 16th Street.
  3. Support the continued advancement of municipal service consolidation.
  4. Continue to evaluate flexible transportation options that connect people looking for work with jobs that are available in Waukesha County.
  5. Support the completion of the West Waukesha Bypass.
  6. Support the City of Waukesha in the implementation of borrowing and returning water from Lake Michigan.

We encourage our members to get involved and support our efforts to ensure a strong, pro-business climate in Waukesha County and its surroundings. If you are interested in joining a policy committee, please contact us.


EPA Announces Low-Cost Loans for Waukesha Water Supply Project

The Alliance, in partnership with the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, was proud to submit a letter of support for these loans for the City of Waukesha’s project to switch to Lake Michigan water. Click here to read the letter. Press release from the City of Waukesha: The Environmental Protection Agency has announced low-cost federal […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Waukesha testing pipes and water quality in advance of switching to Lake Michigan supply

The City of Waukesha does not want to become like Flint, Michigan — known for lead poisoning caused by drinking tap water — after it switches to a new water supply.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Wisconsin receives extra $91 million in federal road aid as officials struggle with plan

Wisconsin is getting nearly $91 million in extra road money through a federal program — far more than it typically receives — at a time when highway funding has become a top issue in Gov. Scott Walker’s re-election bid.

Public meeting set for final phase of West Waukesha Bypass

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is hosting a public involvement meeting to discuss the upcoming construction of the final phase of the West Waukesha Bypass project.

Milwaukee Business Journal – As tariffs drive up prices, Waukesha drops steel pipes for Lake Michigan water project

Dan Duchniak, who in about a year will bid contracts to buy 35 to 40 miles of pipe for Waukesha’s new Lake Michigan water supply, is seeing steel pipe suppliers hike their prices by more than 25 percent in response to federal tariffs. Click here to read how Duchniak is changing course to eliminate steel […]

Waukesha County Fire and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Feasibility Study

One of the Alliance’s Infrastructure policy intiatives is continuing to advance fiscally sound and efficient communities, provided in a seamless and cost-effective manner. Specifically, this includes supporting the continued advancement of municipal service consolidation. The Alliance is looking forward to reviewing the results of the Waukesha County Fire and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Feasibility Study and advocating solutions that continue to advance our communities.


Infrastructure Committee

Joe Pieper

Chair
Westbury Bank

Andy Kowske

Vice Chair
HNTB Corporation

Jennifer Bognar-Zierer

We Energies

John Burgan

raSmith

Garret Burleson

Interstate Sealant & Concrete, Inc.

Joshua Davenport

KPRG & Associates Inc.

Tom Dieckelman

Wisconsin Coach Lines / Coach USA

Tom Fotsch

EmbedTek LLC

Don Gallo

Husch Blackwell LLP

Troy Giles

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Mark Gorski

Judson & Associates S.C.

Mike Gryczka

National Exchange Bank & Trust

Patrick Hawley

raSmith

Brad Heimlich

Jacobs Engineering

Jeff Hoffman

Cushman & Wakefield | Boerke

Tom Kissinger

The Marcus Corporation

Susan Marshall

Backbone Institute, LLC

John McGinnis

ProHealth Care Foundation

Mike Payant

Ayres Associates

Mike Pjevach

Wisconsin Coach Lines / Coach USA

Bill Schilling

AECOM

Tom Schreibel

Michael Best

Tim Stewart

DeWitt Ross & Stevens

Fred Stier

Stier Construction, Inc.

Stan Sugden

Ruekert & Mielke, Inc.

Todd Taves

Ehlers & Associates Inc

Charlie Webb

Jacobs Engineering