Funding outlook for roads remains abysmal as plans falter

by Ruth Leubecker

Maine’s rural roads and bridges are among the worst in the nation but the plans to reverse this trend remain elusive and splintered.  

“While all of these plans have their supporters and opponents, it should be noted that the only funding mechanism that gets bipartisan support year after year is bonding,” says Rep. Will Tuell. “I know plenty of people do not like highway bonds, but to my mind, it is the lesser of many evils.”

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