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Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Oct 3, 2023

Madison takes center stage in the world of highway safety

Madison took center stage in the world of highway safety last week as Wisconsin hosted more than 1,000 members from motor vehicle and law enforcement agencies worldwide. The annual conference of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a unique educational and networking opportunity to share the latest innovations and best practices in […]

Non Dairy regulation
Jun 21, 2023

Evers signs Dairy Month bill to expand local roads improvement program and focus on improving agricultural roads

The bipartisan bill will create a program for WisDOT to give financial aid to communities with deteriorated agricultural roads and projects left out of other state aid programs.

May 8, 2023

New clarification bill targets roadbuilders and utilities

Both utilities and roadbuilders supported the bill seeking to have the Wisconsin Department of Transportation compensate contractors who run into delays during transportation projects.

Wisconsin Supreme Court
Jun 8, 2021

Plain meaning or ’causes confusion’: Supreme Court disagrees on DOT property damage case

Although the majority of the Wisconsin Supreme Court agreed a Kenosha company didn't have a claim against the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for property damage in a recent decision, the three dissenting justices said the majority's opinion is going to cause confusion throughout the court system.

Feb 12, 2021

Supreme Court: DOT driving record sufficient proof of man’s decades-old OWI conviction

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that a Department of Transportation driving record can serve as sufficient proof of a man's decades-old OWI conviction.

Jan 13, 2021

Supreme Court hears another case about DOT property damage

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is considering its second case of the week involving property damage allegedly caused by a Wisconsin Department of Transportation project.

Dec 28, 2020

Wisconsin drunken-driving convictions, related offenses down

Yearly convictions for drunken driving and other related offenses dropped by nearly 18,000 in Wisconsin between 2004 and 2018, according to a report from the state Legislative Reference Bureau.

Apr 5, 2017

Statute, clogged drain tile leave Big Bend tradesmen’s land submersed

William Ludwig and Brad Antoniewski recently became the unwilling owners of “lakefront” property.

May 11, 2012

I-94 work sparks lawsuit

A Milwaukee resident is claiming more than $50,000 in damage to his home as a result of nearby construction on Interstate 94.

May 4, 2012

State Supreme Court sides with advertising co. in eminent domain case (UPDATE)

When the state cut Nels Naslund and his partners a $1.9 million check for a chunk of prime real estate off Highway 41, he said he never expected to have to share it with a renter.

Mar 26, 2012

Attorney finds his niche in public agencies

Daniel Graff was interested in working in the private sector after law school, but, as he said, it “didn’t take him up on the offer.” Instead, Graff found his way into the public side of law, working 17 years for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources before joining the state Department of Transportation in July.

Dec 30, 2011

Developer loses money in eminent domain lawsuit

A developer who sued the state to get more money for property taken through eminent domain now must return some of the original payment.

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