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Funding Cuts For Highway 20

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Funding Cuts For Highway 20

Officials in northwest Iowa say after decades of planning and construction, completing the conversion of Highway 20 to four lanes may be in jeopardy. A 32-mile long stretch of U.S. Highway 20 from east of Moville to Early has yet to be four-laned and funding cuts will make it difficult to complete anytime soon, according to Highway 20 Corridor Association Marketing Director Ann Trimble.

She spoke at the annual meeting of the Highway 20 Corridor Association  in Sioux City. Sioux City Mayor Bob Scott said completing the project should be a top priority.

The push to widen Highway 20 to four lanes across the entire state started in the 1960s. Advocates say it’s desperately needed as an east-west alternative to Interstate 80.

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