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Inaction in D.C. imperils state highway projects

WASHINGTON — Nearly $5 billion of proposed road, transit, and bicycling improvements across Massachusetts are at risk because Congress has failed to act at a time when the nation’s main source of highway funding verges on insolvency.

State political leaders call a pair of approaching transportation deadlines — one to refill the highway trust fund by this summer and another to renew the national transportation program — a “looming crisis.”

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