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High court refuses deep tunnel case

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has lost its attempt to avoid paying a property owner more than $1 million in damages caused by failure to properly maintain the deep tunnel system. The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday denied MMSD’s petition for review, letting stand an appeals court opinion affirming the judgment in favor of property owner Cianciola LLP. According to ...

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Appeals judge overturns deep tunnel ruling

A Wisconsin appeals court Tuesday overturned a Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge’s order requiring the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District place concrete lining in a section of Milwaukee’s deep tunnel. The ruling means MMSD will not be required to do the work on a 1-mile stretch beneath the Boston Store at The Shops of Grand Avenue mall in downtown Milwaukee. A ...

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Building damaged by Deep Tunnel project may be sent to U.S. Supreme Court

By Marie Rohde A lawyer has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s draining of groundwater from under a Menomonee Valley building amounts to taking the owner’s property without paying for it. Jerome Kerkman, a lawyer representing E-L Enterprises Inc., acknowledged that the chances are slim that the nation’s high court will hear the ...

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