Dave Zweifel

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Dave is editor emeritus of The Capital Times.

The state wants to save $14 million by limiting to two the northbound lanes at I-39/90 intersection with the South Beltline, just east of Highway 51. The rest of the interstate from Madison to Illinois will be widened to three lanes in each direction to the tune of over a billion dollars. A bottleneck at the interchange would be inevitable.

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Dave Zweifel

Monona's Broadway east of Monona Drive isn't a smooth ride either. It's like driving over a speed bump every 20 feet.

Dave Zweifel

number6 thanks for catching the "now." It wasn't the spellcheck, just the unnimble fingers.

Dave Zweifel

Just a bit of clarification for those who contend an empty train would have traveled those tracks. First, let's not forget that the tracks are shared by Amtrak and freight trains. The improved track would have done exactly what Scott Fitzgerald says we must now do -- improve our rail infrast…