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Missouri Lawmakers will look at how to finance bridge and road repairs in 2020

As we enter a new year the Missouri Legislators will be looking at how they will fund roads and bridges in the state. Missouri Department of Transportation Area Engineer, Bob Lynch says, the push will come from the governor to improve infrastructure:

The State of Missouri issued 350-million-dollar bonds and some money from the general revenue funds to fix some of the bridges and roadways that needed immediate attention so now there is some debt that the state has incurred to make those improvements:

Lynch says, the State of Missouri still registers a vehicle by its horsepower which is how much money people will pay when they register it. That may change to what fuel efficiency a vehicle may have instead of horsepower.

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