A nearly 150% increase. (This is what conservative dogma looks like.)
Cost of I-39 expansion south of Madison balloons to nearly $2 billion. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3/7/2017)
Correcting their egregious errors. The full cost wasn't clear until recently because of how Gov. Scott Walker's DOT had been tabulating the costs.
Related reading (more of the same):
Wisconsin road projects cost double estimates. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/26/2017)
Brilliant deduction Sen. Cowles! Another 16 projects that were ongoing as of August 2016 saw similar spikes in their costs. Originally expected to cost $2.7 billion, they are now slated to come in at $5.8 billion, the audit found.
"They're not estimating them properly," state Sen. Rob Cowles (R-Allouez) said on WHBY (1150 AM).
Scott Walker looks ahead into the future! (3/2/2017)