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Transportation Projects Commission likely to reconvene this winter

Heavy trucks travel Interstate 43 near Grafton on July 17. Plans to rebuild and add lanes to this stretch of highway were approved by Wisconsin’s Transportation Projects Commission in 2014. That commission, which is required to approved major-highway plans before they can be added to state statute, is planning to meet in December for the first time in five years. (Photo by Kevin Harnack)

A commission called on to study some of Wisconsin's largest road projects may meet this winter for the first time in five years, a step that could lead to the addition of new highway projects to the state's to-do list.

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Commission charged with closing gap between available money, fixing roads (UPDATE)

Wisconsin’s Transportation Policy and Finance Commission began grappling with a formidable question Wednesday: How to use contracting state funds to maintain, fix and expand the state’s highway network -- not to mention local roads, railroads, airports, and bicycle paths?

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