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Lt. Gov. Tina Smith unveils road project grants, pushes for transportation funding

 


Lt. Gov. Tina Smith used a notoriously traffic-snarled section of Interstate 494 in Bloomington to announce $32 million in grants for 11 road projects, while also pushing for a big transportation package during the upcoming legislative session.

“These are great projects, but they don’t come close to meeting our need for a sustainable, comprehensive solution to Minnesota’s transportation challenges,” said Smith, who was joined by Gene Winstead, the Republican mayor of Bloomington and other state and local officials at an afternoon news conference.

http://www.startribune.com/lt-gov-tina-smith-unveils-road-project-grants-pushes-for-transportation-funding/364326821/

 

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