September 15, 2016 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703

9 a.m.

counsel report
staff report

AGENDA

9 a.m.    Call to Order

Introductions – Jason Culotta, Senior Director of Government Relations

  • Update on the State Freight Plan – Ken Brotheridge, WisDOT Freight Program Officer and Dave Leucinger, WisDOT Freight Plan Coordinator
    • Plan outline
    • Upcoming public hearings
    • 2016 Governor’s Freight Industry Summit:  October 13, 2016
  • Overnight Truck Parking
    • Additional capacity opened by WisDOT
  • OSOW Update
    • Proposed OSOW High Clearance Routes – allowing up to 19’6” moves statewide
    • Megaload standard proposal
    • Proposed pole car standard for loads exceeding 14’6”
    • Port of Milwaukee “High-Wide” Route
  • Wisconsin Central Group Update
    • STB EP 704-1 – Requests for Revocation of Exemption of Rail Forest Products  from Regulation
  • Counsel’s Report – John Duncan Varda, DeWitt Ross & Stevens
    • STB EP 711 – Railroad Reciprocal Switching Proposed Rule, Turmoil at the STB
    • FDA’s Sanitary Transportation Rules – Implementation Activity
  • WMC Staff Report
  • Adjourn