Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently announced that $2.5 billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Corridor Identification and Development (ID) Program will be used to study the expansion of rail service across Wisconsin.
As rural communities still suffer from the so-called digital divide, the Biden administration has announced the rollout of more than $42 billion for the expansion of high-speed internet access.
Gov. Evers is continuing the push towards expanding broadband internet access for both rural residents as well as other underserved communities and businesses.
According to a fact sheet distributed by the White House, over 950 bridges and 1,900 miles of highway need critical attention in Wisconsin.