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MoDOT approves multimillion-dollar plan

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The Missouri Department of Transportation yesterday approved a five-year statewide transportation improvement program plan.

The plan averages $924 million per year over five years to construct new highways and bridges, as well as conduct repairs.

"This STIP recognizes the serious consequences to our plans if policymakers in Washington are unable to fix the Highway Trust Fund," MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna said. "In Missouri, that puts $613 million of projects, including 5,423 lane-miles of roadway improvements and 55 bridge projects, in jeopardy in (fiscal years) 2021 and 2022."

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