Governor Evers announces $22.5 million funding for transportation projects in 50,000+ populated areas

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced today, on July 15, that the first year of funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will provide $22.5 million for 25 projects. This will be in Wisconsin areas with populations above 50,000.

According to reports, funding that was previously announced from the BIL provided about $35 million this year for projects with fewer than 50,000 residents. The WisDOT has improved more than 4,600 miles of highways and roads. That includes over 1,700 locally owned roads across Wisconsin.

Officials say the $22.5 million in funding was distributed based on population.

The funds will go to two counties, one town, four villages and 15 cities.

Officials say it is the first of five years of extra funding that has been approved by the BIL.

The full list of projects is listed below:

City of Saint Francis (Milwaukee) S Kinnickinnic Avenue E Lunham Ave to E Howard Ave

City of Milwaukee (Milwaukee) W Vliet St N 27th St to N 12th St

City of Kenosha (Kenosha) Washington Road 32nd Ave to County S

City of West Bend (Washington) Rusco Dr S Main St to River Road

City of West Bend (Washington) Water St Forest Avenue to Indiana Avenue

Village of Yorkville (Racine) Grandview Parkway Intersection with Sylvania Ave

City of Racine (Racine) N/A Transit Vehicle(s)

City of Fond du Lac (Fond du Lac) Military Road Superior St. to Western Ave.

A full list can be found here.

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