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Introducing the new OnMilwaukee logo

Published Sept. 3, 2015

As OnMilwaukee enters its 18th year, we are once again looking at how we do things, what we stand for, and how we can improve. And so we have unveiled a new logo to help steer us on a productive path.

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Photographer Jacobson offers a different perspective in "Vantage Point"

Published Jan. 20, 2015

For Brian Jacobson, an art photographer and journalist who works in Milwaukee, photography has been constant. Last year, during the late summer months through early fall, he decided to take a series of photographs from different, and often unseen, perspectives from high places within the metropolitan area.

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Construction done right

Published July 22, 2014

It's easy to complain about highway construction in Milwaukee. After all, it's pretty much a constant. When one project finishes, another begins ... if we're lucky. More often, it seems like every interchange or stretch of freeway is being worked on all at once.

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Closures, ahem, ramp up on I-794 project

Published Dec. 19, 2013

Perhaps you've noticed that sometimes the Lincoln Memorial Drive ramp to head west on I-794 is open and sometimes it's closed, leading you to enter just to the west at Jackson Street. Well, that Jackson Street entrance is closing now and there are other changes kicking in as part of the work on the Hoan and 794.

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Hoan to be renamed British Petroleum Bridge.

Unnamed sources say that the cash-strapped State of Wisconsin is considering selling the naming rights to its highway bridges to private companies as a way to raise money. The first bridge slated for renaming is the Hoan Bridge in Milwaukee with British Petroleum (BP) rumored to be the likely con...

If WisDOT Built Buildings.

If WisDOT were to build a building--similar to say Milwaukee's US Bank building--using the Hoan Bridge as a model, what would their building look like? Let's imagine a conversation with a spokesperson from WisDOT:How tall is your building?   "Same as the US Bank tower, 42 stories.&...

Where's our $240 Million?

WisDOT official defends spending $240 M to store snow on the Hoan by singing, ‘Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow.’The controversy erupted after a Milwaukee paper printed a story comparing the Golden Gate Bridge to the Hoan. The State, under mounting public pressure, is studying th...


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