IMPROVE Act stretches to 20 years, potentially hurting projects in Shelby County

By Updated: November 07, 2019 10:18 AM CT | Published: November 07, 2019 4:05 AM CT

Tennessee Department of Transportation officials say the IMPROVE Act, a 10-year, $10.5 billion program financed by fuel tax increases, has jumped to 20 years, possibly pushing off two big Shelby County projects.


Antonio Parkinson Clay Bright Jim Coley Paul Degges
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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