NASHVILLE (WATE) – The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office of Research and Education Accountability has released maps showing where road and bridge projects identified in the IMPROVE Act will take place across each state legislator’s district.
The act raised taxes on gas and diesel fuel while lowering the tax on groceries, the Hall income tax and franchise and excise taxes.
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A total of 962 road and bridge projects were identified in the act, totaling 1,300 miles and an estimated cost of $10.5 billion. The Tennessee Department of Transportation estimates it will take about 14 years to get all the projects under contract.