Looks like Missouri might be getting some new road and bridge improvements.
Gov. Mike Parson wants state lawmakers to fund another year for a program that helped cities and counties with infrastructure improvements for roads and bridges.
The governor pointed out that the program lawmakers passed last year was a legislative success and it should be funded again for this year. The governor was speaking at a meeting of the Missouri Asphalt and Pavement Association.
That deal included $50 million in matching state funds for cities and counties that share the cost of improving their roads and bridges.
More details on the dollar amount are expected in Parson’s State of the State speech.
In December, the governor’s office announced $50 million in matching state funds for some 20 projects. This would amount to a total of $131 million in upgrades to roads, bridges and intersections.
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