More funding needed for N.C., Minn. infrastructure projects, advocacy group says

The Road Information Program, also known as TRIP, has released reports on the state of transportation infrastructure in Minnesota and North Carolina. The advocacy group notes that many projects in Minnesota lack adequate funding and alludes to the diminishing federal Highway Trust Fund. "Unless Congress acts this year to adequately fund the federal Highway Trust Fund, North Carolina is going to see its federal funding decrease dramatically starting this summer," said Will Wilkins, TRIP's executive director. "This will result in fewer road repair projects, loss of jobs and a burden on the state's economy."

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