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Lawmakers Approve Funding Plan for Interstate 81 Improvements


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Drivers along the Interstate 81 corridor are about to see higher gas taxes and new infrastructure improvements. Michael Pope reports.


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Interstate 81 Needs Fixes, But How to Pay?

I-81 Truck Climbing Lane Groundbreaking Event

A proposal for a regional gas tax along the western highway failed. (Credit: VDOT)

In 2016, there were more than 2,000 crashes on Interstate 81. To help prevent more accidents, lawmakers in Richmond are considering ways to pay for improvements to the highway. But the first suggestion – a regional gas tax – has already gone down. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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