H.G. Meigs was a proud sponsor again this year at WCHA Highway Conference in Wisconsin Dells at the Chula Vista Resort on June 7 – 9, 2021.
Ken Schakelman Regional Sales Manager of H.G. Meigs notes that, ‘The Wisconsin County Highway Association is a very unique association. Unlike any other in the nation. First of all, they have been around for over 100 years and they represent the 72 county highway departments in Wisconsin in a variety of ways. The highway departments in Wisconsin act independently from the state DOT. Some may even produce asphalt, have full construction capabilities, crushing operations, you name it. It is very unique to my knowledge from other states. Also, since H.G. Meigs has been serving Wisconsin agencies and associations since 1935, we are extremely proud of our long-standing, long-term relationship with WCHA. In addition to our production capabilities, we often partner on items like education, helping with new products and new processes.’
Wisconsin’s 72 counties play a significant role in the state’s transportation system. The Wisconsin County Highway Association (WCHA) is responsible for the construction and maintenance of the 19,700 mile County Trunk Highway System, as well as maintenance of the 11,800 mile State Trunk Highway System and Interstate System under the oversight of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Conference attendees included Highway Commissioners, Highway Committee Officials, Engineers, Associate Members, WisDOT Officials, and spouses/guests representing all areas of the state.
This event presents an excellent opportunity to promote any current or new products, equipment and services offered by various organizations. To learn more about WCHA’s representation of Wisconsin’s 72 County Highway and Public Works Departments, click here.
‘H.G. Meigs is a staunch supporter of the WCHA. Along with our booth display and our annual breakfast that feeds 300-400 people, we work with the WCHA in a variety of ways. You can see a breakfast we sponsored in early 2020 in the above photo.”Ken Shackleman