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Transportation 90 Day Funding Extension

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The U.S. House and Senate approved a 90-day extension of federal funding for transportation projects Thursday, just 2 days before highway and transit projects across the nation could have been brought to a halt. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Press Secretary Dennis Buterbaugh talks about the importance of this last minute funding for local road and bridge projects and the need for a long-term infrastructure plan.
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The funding extension will help many local infrastructure projects, including many old bridges.

The U.S. House and Senate approved a 90-day extension of federal funding for transportation projects Thursday, just 2 days before highway and transit projects across the nation could have been brought to a halt. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Press Secretary Dennis Buterbaugh talks about the importance of this last minute funding for local road and bridge projects and the need for a long-term infrastructure plan.

 

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