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Maintain infrastructure: highways, locks, and dams

We must ensure that our transportation infrastructure across the commonwealth is maintained and improved. Specifically, we have an opportunity to finish Kentucky's portion of Interstate 69 in the next decade. Federal funding will be key to this effort and I will be a staunch advocate for finishing this project and for ensuring Kentucky receives its share of Federal Highway Trust Fund dollars. We must also aggressively push the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete several major locks and dams projects--including Olmsted and Kentucky Lock--which are vital to our inland waterways system. Four navigable rivers are a major asset to our state, and improvements to our waterways infrastructure are vital to ensuring that Kentucky exports more of its products by helping them move safely and efficiently to market. The barge industry has already made numerous reforms to improve the inland waterways system and we need a watchdog in Washington to help hold the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers accountable.
Source: 2016 Kentucky House campaign website JamesComer.com , Nov 8, 2016

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