Governor announces $2 million emergency grant to S.S. Badger
Repairs needed on landing wall
The S.S. Badger is one of the state’s six ferry services. This National Historic Landmark provides 4-hour passage between Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Ludington, Michigan. It can accommodate passengers, autos, recreational vehicles, tour buses, motorcycles, bicycles, and commercial trucks.
Created in 1979, Wisconsin’s Harbor Assistance Program helps harbor communities maintain and improve waterborne commerce. Through 2015, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has administered over $121 million in matching funds for more than 99 port preservation and improvement projects along the Great Lakes and Mississippi River.
For more information about Wisconsin’s Harbor Assistance program or to review past grant awards, visit the WisDOT website.