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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.

Concrete Shortage?

Homes, Roads

So remember I talked about how long it took to get my front steps done? 

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Contract Work Planned for Cudahy Streets

Cudahy, John Hohenfeldt, DPW, Roads

From the Desk of Cudahy Mayor John Hohenfeldt

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Barland Avenue between Grange and College

Cudahy, DPW, Roads

Construction Information

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Cudahy 2014 Borrowing Projects Summary Listing

Cudahy, Mayor, John Hohenfeldt, Taxes, Roads

By Cudahy Mayor John Hohenfeldt

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Road Salt Issues In the Northeast of America?

DPW, Roads

Is the Northeast Running Out of Road Salt?

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Cudahy Road Salt Situation

Cudahy, DPW, Roads

TO:                 Common Council, Board of Public Works

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794 Lake Parkway Lights - Edgerton to Layton

794 Parkway, I-794, Roads, Safety, Email

As many of you know, the lights have been off on the 794 Lake Parkway from Edgerton to Layton since last winter.

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Group Email Successful and Helpful - Burnt-Out Hoan Bridge Streetlight Blubs

Cudahy, 794 Parkway, I-794, Hoan Bridge, Safety, Roads, Email

As many of you know I am a big believer in getting info out and including many people related to the issue(s).  One of the reasons is to make sure the proper people see the info or can get the info to the right people.

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A Friday Drive Home

Cars, Detractors, I-94, Roads

Most days including Fridays the drive is pretty uneventful, however the one on October 11th was different.

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Email Chains of - 794 Lake Park Speed Change

794 Parkway, Cudahy, Email, Milwaukee County, Milwaukee County Supervisors, Patricia Jursik, Randy Hollenbeck, Roads, Theodore Lipscomb

Please read the first set of email chains here: Email Chains of - Asking for your help!

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To the Woman in the Yellow Yaris

Cars, 794 Parkway, Roads

While driving home last week on the 794 Parkway, I came across a major traffic jam in the left lane just after the Port of Milwaukee traveling south bound.  I thought to myself, must be an accident or disabled car, since the right lane was moving and people from the left were moving to the right.

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794 Lake Parkway Now 50 MPH

794 Parkway, I-794, Roads

I saw last week that the State DOT was out replacing the 40 MPH signs with 50 MPH ones.  This was a welcome ahead of schedule event as I original stated on July 2nd 794 Lake Parkway Speed Update

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Saturday Cudahy Road Closure

Cudahy, Roads

I would like to remind you that Saturday, Lake Drive will be closed from 9 am until around roughly 1:30 pm, and the entrance to 794 at Layton and at Edgerton will be closed due to the USA Triathlon bike race portion here in our city.

Reminder - Ramsey to Close on Monday July 15

Cudahy, DPW, Roads

Just a reminder that Ramsey Avenue between Packard and Barland will be closed at the rail road tracks starting Monday, July 15th @ 7:00 a.m. for approximately 2 weeks.  The tracks will be completely removed so it will not be passable.  A formal detour route will be posted.  Barricades will be handled by the City.  They are mobilizing a crew Sunday night and the City are to meet with them on Monday to get the info.

Pothole Robin Hood

DPW, Roads

'Pothole Robin Hood' Steals Asphalt, Fixes Potholes

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LA Is Working On Traffic Lights

Roads, Cars, Traffic

Los Angeles syncs all traffic lights to speed up commute

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Let's Talk Driving on the Road

Roads, I-94

So I recently changed jobs and changed working time, however I travel the same way.

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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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A Better Way to Cudahy Street Sweeping

Cudahy, DPW, Parking, Roads, City Ordinance

This is a slight reprint of my Nov. 12, 2008 post titled “Leaf Collection Times and Issues”.

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What... Reconstruction of the Zoo Interchange is Racist and Must be Stopped?

Liberals, Roads, Racism, I-94

Groups sue to block reconstruction of the Zoo Interchange

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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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Guest Blog By Jerry K - A Finest Example Of Public Sector Disconnect

Guest Blog, Public Sector Unions, Roads

I recently watched, during rush hour traffic, in Milwaukee on 43rd street, three public sector workers striping the road.  Traffic was backed up and one of the workers kept yelling at the cars as if it were the drivers fault.

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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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Some I-794 History

Hoan Bridge, Roads

Feelings on freeway follow geography

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794 News You Might Have Missed

Hoan Bridge, Roads

I-794 extension surprises southern neighbors

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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 [mailto:Dennis.Shook@dot.wi.gov]

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Roundabouts Can Be Killed!

DOT, Roads, Roundabout

Roundabout plan may be dead

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Phantom Traffic Jams

Cars, Roads

Math model may decrease phantom traffic jams

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Roundabout in Brookfield

Brookfield, Roundabout, Roads

Brookfield roundabout takes long road to creation

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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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Hoan Bridge Update From Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Jursik

Roads, Patricia Jursik, Milwaukee County, Hoan Bridge

From: "Patricia.Jursik@milwcnty.com" <Patricia.Jursik@milwcnty.com>

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A Different Way of Reducing Traffic Accidents

Roads, World

Druids Hired to Reduce Traffic Accidents

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Red Light Cameras & Issues

Roads, Safety

Cities Caught Shortening Yellow Lights at Red Light Camera Intersections

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