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Great Water Alliance Project Celebrates Groundbreaking Ceremony in Waukesha

August 31st, 2021|

The Alliance was proud to celebrate the final step in the process to bring clean drinking water to residents and businesses in the City of Waukesha at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Great Water Alliance Project. The Great Water Alliance Project has been a long-term priority for the business community as well as the Alliance's [...]

DNR Issues Waukesha Diversion Approval, Implementing Great Lakes Compact Council Decision

July 1st, 2021|

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that it issued the state diversion approval to the City of Waukesha. This approval is the final step in the review process for the City of Waukesha’s application to divert Lake Michigan water for public water supply to the City of Waukesha, and return treated wastewater [...]

Alliance Continues Advocacy Efforts on 94 East-West

April 5th, 2021|

Last week, the Alliance joined a coalition of 25+ organizations urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to support the timely reevaluation of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and the reinstatement of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the I-94 East-West reconstruction and expansion project. In addition, the Alliance provided public comments in support of the [...]

I-94 East-West: WisDOT Public Involvement Meeting

March 15th, 2021|

WisDOT is holding a virtual public involvement meeting for the I-94 East-West Corridor project tonight, March 16 from 6-8 p.m. Completion of the I-94 East-West project has been a longtime policy priority of the Waukesha County Business Alliance. The Alliance will submit comments in support of this project and we encourage you to do the [...]

94 East West Included in Governor’s Budget

February 23rd, 2021|

One of the items included in Gov. Evers’ budget, which he rolled out last week, was inclusion of the 94 East West project. Completion of the 94 EW project has been a long-time policy priority of the Alliance. “The Alliance is encouraged by Governor Evers’ support of the I-94 East-West Corridor project. With nearly 21,000 [...]

More Than $100M in Contracts Issued for Waukesha Water Project as Workers Start Laying Pipe

December 1st, 2020|

The new $286 million drinking water system will have underground pipe crossing eight municipalities, carrying Lake Michigan water the city of Milwaukee will sell to Waukesha, and returning it to the lake via the Root River. For Dan Duchniak, Waukesha Water Utility general manager, it is both a big moment and a return to the normal [...]

Regional Stakeholders Support I-94 East-West Project

November 30th, 2020|

Stakeholders from MMAC, CARW and the Alliance have come together to support the revitalization of the I-94 East-West Corridor project, which is vital to Southeast Wisconsin and the entire state's economy. Originally built almost 60 years ago, the East-West corridor of I-94 connects the Marquette and Zoo interchanges. This stretch, which runs for three and [...]

Wisconsin DOT’s Announcement to Resume Engagement on I-94 East-West Corridor

July 8th, 2020|

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announced today that it will revive efforts on the I-94 East-West corridor project, which is one of Wisconsin’s busiest and most important segments of interstate in terms of safety, traffic volume, and economic impact. The effort will begin with re-engaging the public. “The East-West corridor project plays an important [...]

Return-flow infrastructure contracts come in $20M under budget

June 14th, 2020|

Source: Waukesha Freeman | June 9, 2020 Bids for the return-flow portion of the city’s Lake Michigan water supply project have come in $20 million under projections, according to Waukesha Water Utility officials. The Common Council awarded contracts related to the project last week. The contract for the return flow pipeline, which will run from [...]

Alliance continues to advocate for 94 East-West

January 31st, 2020|

Waukesha County’s economic vitality depends on modern, safe and efficient infrastructure networks. In support of this, the Alliance continues to be an advocate for completion of the I-94 East-West corridor between 16th Street and 70th Street. The Alliance is partnering with a broad coalition of stakeholders, requesting Governor Evers’ leadership in advancing the 94 E/W project and preparing [...]