Evers announces federal funding for 40 infrastructure projects

MADISON, Wis. — Roads across Wisconsin are set to see improvements.

Governor Tony Evers announced $35 million worth of funding for 40 infrastructure projects throughout the state Tuesday. The money comes from the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Tuesday’s announcement marked the first round of local funding provided by the law and will target rural areas along with urban areas with less than 50,000 people. This is the first of five years worth of funds coming from the BIL.

Officials said another $25 million in BIL funding will be announced for areas with populations greater than 50,000 people in the coming weeks.

Local projects that received funding include:

  • South Burr Oak Avenue, Village of Oregon
  • North Fourth Street, City of Watertown
  • County V from County Y to WIS 49, Dodge County
  • County K from US 18 to County ID, Iowa County
  • County G from WIS 58 to the Juneau County Line, Sauk County
  • Smokey Hollow Road, Town of Arlington
  • Alpine Road, Town of Brooklyn
  • Apache Avenue, Town of Rome
  • West Fulton Street, City of Edgerton
  • Frances Lane, City of Beaver Dam
  • Brownwood Road, City of Fennimore

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