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The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

I-94 North - South Full Closure for Box Culvert Construction

DOT, I-94, Roads

As part of the I-94 North / South project the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is reconstructing the Rawson Avenue Interchange.  The construction of a major drainage structure across all lanes of I-94 on the north side of the interchange requires a full closure of I-94 Northbound and Southbound from 27th Street to College Avenue beginning on Friday, May 17th at 9pm and concluding on Sunday, May 19th at 9am.

Updated - 794 Parkway Oklahoma Southbound Ramp Closure

DOT, 794 Parkway, Roads

Updated - The closure to be extended thru 6-26-13 to help with the I-43 project.

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3 Non-Binding Referendums I Would Like to See

DOT, Cudahy, Roads, Referendum, Milwaukee County, I-94, I-794, 794 Parkway

Given we live in Milwaukee County and part of our taxes goes to the County, for the April 2nd non-partisan elections I would like to see the follow 2 non-binding referendums added to the ballot:

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Cudahy Might Lose Aldi's?

Brian Biernat, Cudahy, DOT, Development, Mayor, retail, Retail, Tony Day, Wal-Mart, Packard Plaza

Well I keep hearing from people around Cudahy that Aldi’s is looking at leaving and moving to… yep, you guessed it, South Milwaukee.  Oh yeah not far from the Wal-Mart and to an area with more traffic.

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Notice Something?

Bikes, DOT, Hoan Bridge, Liberals, Patricia Jursik, Roads, Taxes

Best-Performing Cities: Don’t Mess With Texas

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Blog

DOT, Roads, National

Welcome to the FastLane: The Official Blog of the U.S. Secretary

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The DOT Brush Off & Pass the Buck On the Cudahy Roundabouts

Cudahy, Milwaukee County, DOT, Roads, Roundabout

From: Shook, Dennis - DOT []

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Roundabouts Can Be Killed!

DOT, Roads, Roundabout

Roundabout plan may be dead

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Roundabouts on 27th Street

DOT, Franklin, Oak Creek, Roads, Roundabout

DOT promotes 27th Street in a roundabout way

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Money for Hoan Bridge Repair

DOT, Hoan Bridge, Roads, Jeff Plale, Christine Sinicki

Lawmakers want to divert rail money to Hoan repairs

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The People Speak Poll - By the Numbers - Percent favoring added I-94 freeway capacity

DOT, Poll, Roads

The People Speak Poll:

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Save the Hoan Bridge PowerPoint Presentation

DOT, Hoan Bridge, Milwaukee County, Patricia Jursik

Click Here to View the PowerPoint Presentation from Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Juursik

Roundabout Email from a Reader

DOT, Email, Roads, Roundabout


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New Interchange a Good Thing!

DOT, Development, Franklin, Oak Creek, Roads, Businesses, KRM

Drexel interchange at I-94 rolls ahead

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Are Bicyclists Allowed to Ride on Interstates?

Wisconsin, Roads, Taxes, DOT, Bikes

Allowed on all interstates: Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming

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More City of Cudahy Roundabout Information

Cudahy, DOT, DPW, Roads, Roundabout

Director of Public Works

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City of Cudahy's Thoughts on Roundabouts from September 3, 2008

Cudahy, DPW, DOT, Milwaukee County, Roads, Roundabout

Roundabouts, which the WisDOT is interested in for certain intersections, are not necessarily appropriate for Cudahy given heavy truck traffic

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Roundabout Email from Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Jursik

Cudahy, DOT, DPW, Email, Milwaukee County, Patricia Jursik, Roundabout

Randy:  I did contact our DPW:  Here is what I've been told:  DOT requires that the county plan two alternatives for new roadways: 1 with a signal and 2 with roundabout.  (the signal alternative is the traditional intersection).  DOT also requires engineering studies and anticipated traffic counts.

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Wisconsin DOT Roundabout Response

Cudahy, DOT, Milwaukee County, Roundabout

Dear Mr. Hollenbeck,

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Still More Emails on Roundabouts!

Cudahy, Email, DOT, Milwaukee County, Roundabout

Here are emails from readers, please keep them coming and thanks for them.  We need to keep the pressure on the State and the County otherwise, we will lose our voices in matters like these!

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More on Roundabouts

Cudahy, DOT, Patricia Jursik, Roundabout, Roads, South Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Oak Creek

Please checkout the third paragraph.  Click to view or download.  This is from South Milwaukee March 8, 2010

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More to Think About on Roundabouts!

DOT, Roads, Roundabout, Math

Watch how they twist the data to show how much better the roundabouts are.

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