Governor Nelson Dewey Memorial Highway.
Georgia O'Keeffe Memorial Highway.
Green Bay Ethnic Trail.
Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge.
Veterans Memorial Bridge.
Frank Lloyd Wright Memorial Highway.
Wisconsin Law Enforcement Officers Highway.
Wisconsin Fire Fighters and Emergency Medical Technicians Highway.
Wisconsin Fire Fighters-EMT/Citizen Soldier Bridge.
Wisconsin Law Enforcement/Citizen Soldier Bridge.
Veterans Memorial Highways.
Citizen Soldier Highway.
Blue Star Memorial Highway.
Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge.
Airborne Brigade, 173rd, Highway.
Nichole M. Frye Memorial Bridge.
Peace Memorial Highway.
Major Richard I. Bong Memorial Highway.
Donald K. "Deke" Slayton Memorial Highway.
Iron Brigade Memorial Highway.
84th Division "Railsplitters" Memorial Highway.
32nd Division Memorial Highway.
Lloyd Spriggle Memorial Bridge.
Cinco De Mayo Memorial Highway.
John R. Plewa Memorial Lake Parkway.
Roland Kampo Bridge.
Airborne Forces Memorial Bridge.
POW/MIA Memorial Highway.
Polish Heritage Highway.
Polish Veterans Memorial Highway.
Scenic byways program.
Local bridge construction and reconstruction.
Bridge in Door County.
Purchase of toll bridges.
Purchase of interstate toll bridges.
Jurisdictional transfers of bridges.
Bridge inspection and inventory.
Local bridge program.
Transportation facilities economic assistance and development.
State repair and maintenance of highways and streets.
State park, forest and riverway roads.
National system of interstate highways.
Freeways and expressways.
Regulation of outdoor advertising.
Vegetation obstructing view of outdoor advertising signs.
Regulation of junkyards.
Department; relation to nonprofit corporations.
State liability; applicable laws; tax exemption; securing of federal aids.
Limitations on bonding.
Construction of state highways.
Construction of intrastate and interstate bridges.
Matching of federal aid.
Additional funding of major highway and rehabilitation projects.
Funding of transportation facilities and highway projects.
General obligation bonding for highway rehabilitation projects.
As used in this chapter unless the context requires another interpretation:
"Department" means the department of transportation.
"Division of hearings and appeals" means the division of hearings and appeals in the department of administration.
"Intelligent transportation system" means a specialized computer system or other electronic, information processing, communication, or technical system, including roadway detector loops, closed circuit television, permanent variable message signs, or ramp meters, that is used to improve the efficiency or safety of a surface transportation system.
"Secretary" means the secretary of transportation.
Department powers and duties. 84.01(1)
The department shall maintain its principal office at Madison and district offices at such other cities, villages and towns as the necessities of the work demand.
(2) Powers and duties; general provision.
The department shall have charge of all matters pertaining to the expenditure of state and federal aid for the improvement of highways, and shall do all things necessary and expedient in the exercise of such supervision.
(3) District offices.
Any internal reorganization of the department under s. 15.02
shall provide for maintenance by the department of district offices throughout the state.
(5) Advise local authorities.
The department shall advise towns, villages, cities and counties with regard to the construction and maintenance of any highway or bridge, when requested. On the request of any town, village, city or county board, or county highway committee, any supervision or engineering work necessary in connection with highway improvements by any town, village, city or county may be performed by the department and charged at cost to such town, village, city or county.
(6) Surveys and plans.
The department shall make provision for and direct the surveys, plans, construction, inspection and maintenance of all highways, whenever the construction or maintenance is under its jurisdiction.
(6m) Goals and accountability measures for economic development programs. 84.01(6m)(a)(a)
In this subsection, "economic development program" means a program or activity having the primary purpose of encouraging the establishment and growth of business in this state, including the creation and retention of jobs, and that satisfies all of the following:
The program receives funding from the state or federal government that is allocated through an appropriation under ch. 20
The program provides financial assistance, tax benefits, or direct services to specific industries, businesses, local governments, or organizations.
The department, in consultation with the department of commerce, shall do all of the following for each economic development program administered by the department:
Establish clear and measurable goals for the program that are tied to statutory policy objectives.
Establish at least one quantifiable benchmark for each program goal described in subd. 1.
Require that each recipient of a grant or loan under the program submit a report to the department. Each contract with a recipient of a grant or loan under the program shall specify the frequency and format of the report to be submitted to the department and the performance measures to be included in the report.
Establish a method for evaluating the projected results of the program with actual outcomes as determined by evaluating the information described in subds. 1 and 2.
Annually and independently verify, from a sample of grants and loans, the accuracy of the information required to be reported under subd. 3.
Establish by rule a requirement that the recipient of a grant or loan under the program of at least $100,000 submit to the department a verified statement signed by both an independent certified public accountant licensed or certified under ch. 442
and the director or principal officer of the recipient to attest to the accuracy of the verified statement, and make available for inspection the documents supporting the verified statement. The department shall include the requirement established by rule under this subdivision in the contract entered into by a grant or loan recipient.
Establish by rule policies and procedures permitting the department to do all of the following if a recipient of a grant or loan or tax benefits under the program submits false or misleading information to the department or fails to comply with the terms of a contract entered into with the department under the program and fails to provide to the satisfaction of the department an explanation for the noncompliance: