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Every year the department contracts with the road building industry to improve our transportation system through a competitive bid process. The bid let schedule is critical to the contractor's ability to plan for resources and our ability to maximize public funds. Based on industry input, we revised our goal in SFY 2015 to 54 percent of annual project funds let by January 1st.
How is this measure trending? Favorable
 State Program - Road construction contracts located on state highways and bridges.
 Local Program - Road construction contracts located on local roads and bridges.
 Maintenance Program - Funded improvements to the state trunk highway operational elements of pavement marking, signing, traffic signals, overhead lighting, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (e.g. changeable message signs, ramp gates, monitoring camera).
 Major Program - State facility road construction projects enumerated by the Wisconsin State Legislature.
 Southeast Mega Program - Marquette Interchange, I-94 North-South and Zoo Interchange projects exceeding $500 million.
Accountability: The continuous effort to use public dollars in the most efficient and cost-effective way.