The American Transmission Company (ATC), in coordination with Racine County and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), is planning to close County H for utility installation. All closures are weather dependent and subject to change. The County H closure is scheduled begin the week of March 5 and last for approximately three weeks. The closure will include County H, between County KR and Braun Road. Access to businesses and residents will be maintained during the
More than a dozen offers from Mount Pleasant property owners approved Village of Mount Pleasant, Wis. – Last night, the Village of Mount Pleasant Board of Trustees voted to accept offers from more than a dozen Village of Mount Pleasant property owners. The accepted offers are for a total of roughly 300 acres of land within the Foxconn project area.
“This approval means we will soon own almost 70 percent of the land within the total Foxconn area,” said Dave DeGroot, Mount Pl
If your business is impacted by roadway improvements, you may be eligible for temporary directional signage. For more information, click here to learn about the permitting process. You can also contact Andy Kowske at 414.238.5674 or AKowske@hntb.com
This week, Governor Scott Walker announced the state launched a new website –wisconnvalley.wi.gov – to provide residents and businesses with the latest information about the Foxconn Technology Group’s historic investment in Wisconsin. The new website includes: An overview of the Foxconn project, including details of the project and answers to some frequently asked questions; Details on the Wisconsin Supply Chain Marketplace, which enables companies seeking to do business with
Along with the launch of the website, state and local partners announced the first resource fair for construction workers on March 29 at Festival Hall in Racine. At the resource fair, individuals interested in construction work for Foxconn or the surrounding infrastructure development will get information about the opportunities and qualifications associated with the project. Attendees will also have the opportunity to connect with additional resources to assist with becoming
Additionally, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), in partnership with the state’s regional economic development organizations, will host informational sessions for construction contractors around the state that will provide potential subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors with details on how they may be able to support the Foxconn construction project. The upcoming informational sessions for construction contractors will provide the latest details on the ti
This week, Foxconn announced the purchase of a seven-story office building in downtown Milwaukee. The building, located at 611 E. Wisconsin Ave., will be called Foxconn Place, and will serve as Foxconn's regional headquarters. According to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), Foxconn anticipates 870 employees in business support functions in southeastern Wisconsin. While many of these jobs will be in the Village of Mount Pleasant, others will be located at t
Fox 6 recently traveled to Asia to get a sneak peek into Foxconn's operations. Check out the videos below to learn more about what you can expect from Foxconn in Racine County. PART ONE: Fox 6 News shows you the model for the Wisconsin project PART TWO: Work began in spring on Foxconn plant in China, similar to WI project PART THREE: Engineers who work for Foxconn in Japan offer insight on the job
Village celebrates closing on about 1,700 acres, seeks to purchase remaining 1,100 acres Yesterday, the Village of Mount Pleasant announced that all homeowners impacted by public improvement projects related to the Foxconn project will be offered 140 percent of the fair market value of their properties and that owners of vacant land within the project area will be offered $50 thousand per acre. The announcement comes on the heels of the Village completing closing on about 1,7
WisDOT's work to reconstruct the east and west frontage roads in Racine County is underway. This week, the East Frontage Road (SE Service Road) is scheduled to close to traffic Monday, February 5 - Friday, February 9 for storm sewer crossing. Access to businesses and residents will be maintained north and south of the closure. Click here to learn more about other upcoming work and closures scheduled for the next phase of this project.