Arizona Highway Expansions Curtailed

June 25, 2012

Arizona’s roads and bridges face more work than the state can afford, according to a recent report by the state’s DOT. Close to $90 billion will be required over the next 13 years, and the 25-year revenue forecast is only $26 billion. As is the case across the country, declines in gas consumption has resulted in less tax collection.

As a result, the DOT will be refocusing on highway maintenance instead of highway expansion.

Source: Yuma Sun

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