It's a concrete fact:
Nothing these days says "Wisconsin" more than Interstate, cars-first blandness:
Republican lawmakers are making a move to end a state Department of Transportation program that funnels up to $15 million a year into murals, landscaping, stamped concrete and other aesthetic features to ensure community buy-in for road and bridge projects.
The GOP lawmakers are also targeting for elimination plans to install color-changing decorative lights on Milwaukee's Hoan Bridge. They say money for such projects should go toward roads.Oc course, it you're building costly roundabouts as part of the I-94 interchange to nowhere in exurban Oconomowoc, nice plantings, brickwork and other amenities are a neecissity in case the shopping mall twice-cancelled are ever built: