Friday, June 18, 2010

Indiana and Kentucky get Feds to pay for local bridge

Sure, it's inter-state. But this should be worked out between the state legislatures of the two states, rather than imposing the costs on taxpayers across the nation.

Here's the unattributed story in the C-J...

The U.S. Department of Transportation has given final approval for construction to begin on a $130 million project to replace the deteriorating bridge connecting Madison, Ind., with Milton, Ky., along U.S. 421.

The federal agency on Thursday finalized a $20 million federal stimulus grant awarded in February by signing the grant agreement with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Indiana Department of Transportation. The two states will provide the balance of the funding...


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