Wisconsin Department of Transportation awarded $5 million grant to build second Amtrak platform near the Milwaukee airport

By Nick Williams, Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal; March 12, 2019

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation was recently awarded a $5.05 million grant to build a second platform at the Milwaukee Airport Railroad Station, a rail station near Milwaukee’s Mitchell Airport serving the Milwaukee-Chicago Amtrak Hiawatha Service.

The new platform, which will have elevator towers and an overhead pedestrian bridge to connect to the station, is expected to be completed in 2022. The grant was awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration.

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