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Money for new roads could dry up

Hank Bonecutter

Hank Bonecutter

Clarksville, TN – The need for new roads seems to be an ongoing problem for Clarksville.  Once we build one, we’ve outgrown it.

Case in point: the 101st Airborne Division Parkway, Warfield Boulevard, Tiny Town Road.

Now it appears, the money from the Federal Government may come to an end before the November election.  So if a politician promises “new roads” if elected, get him or her to do a quick “fact check.”

According to an analysis of Congressional Budget Office data by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials, The Highway Trust Fund, which finances U.S. road, bridge and mass-transit projects, may become insolvent. «Read the rest of this article»

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