Walker says state should focus on road maintenance over expansion

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WisDOT photo.

Gov. Scott Walker suggested the state should focus on maintaining the road infrastructure it has rather than expanding lanes and interchanges.
Speaking to the Milwaukee Rotary Club and Milwaukee Press Club Tuesday, Walker called for a re-examination of Wisconsin's transportation goals and questioned if current traffic projections are reliable. He notes his sons -- both millennials -- are more likely to take Uber or Lyft than drive their own cars.
Walker said he will lay out his transportation plan later this month, but believes the state can meet its needs without a "massive gas tax increase."...

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