Madison, WI - In a joint effort, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz are appealing for more than one billion dollars from the US Department of Transportation's Bridge Investment Program to replace the aging John A. Blatnik Bridge, which has connected Superior, WI, and Duluth, MN, for six decades.
The governors underscored the urgent need for funding, highlighting the deteriorating condition of the bridge, which has served as a vital transportation link between the two states. The joint press release emphasized the critical role the John A. Blatnik Bridge plays in connecting communities, facilitating opportunities. . .