New radio ad urges legislators to finish the job, spend wisely and keep I-94 East-West reconstruction on track

August 29, 2017

I-94 East-West Econ Connect – a coalition of Waukesha and Milwaukee County business, organizations and institutions working to keep Wisconsin’s economy strong – today launched a radio campaign urging lawmakers to include funding in the 2017-19 State Budget to keep the planned reconstruction of the I-94 East-West corridor on track.

Reconstruction of the badly outdated 3.5-mile stretch of freeway – which links the Marquette and Zoo interchanges and is an important economic connector between Milwaukee and Waukesha counties – had been planned to start in 2020. Approximately $31 million needed to continue engineering and planning work for the project was unexpectedly dropped from the State budget earlier this year. Read more