$1 billion proposed for I-80

Pritzker plan for capital bill still depends on tax hikes

By BOB OKON
The Herald News
May 18, 2019

Photo by ALEX ORTIZ

The push to improve Interstate 80 got a boost Friday when Gov. J.B. Pritzker proposed a state capital plan that includes $1 billion for Interstate 80.

Local legislators called the Pritzker proposal a good start but cautioned that more needs to be done, including finding the money to pay for a capital plan.

“We need additional revenue in order to fund the projects that are in the governor’s proposal,” said state Sen. Pat McGuire, D-Joliet. “Without additional revenue there cannot be a capital bill.”

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