October 02, 2013

DOT shaves $262M from estimated cost of I-94 rebuild

The state of Wisconsinâ;€™s estimate of the total cost of rebuilding Interstate 94 between Milwaukee and the Illinois border is now $1.65 billion, a significant reduction from costs predicted in 2006 before the project started.

The original 2006 estimate ballparked the cost of rebuilding and widening 35 miles of I-94 at $1.91 billion. An estimate the Wisconsin Department of Transportation released Tuesday is $262 million lower.

Much of the savings is because the prices of building materials andâ;€¦;

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