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Governor, TDOT Officials Discuss Transportation, Infrastructure

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Posted at 4:52 PM, Aug 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-08 04:42:42-04

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Governor Haslam sat down with local leaders in Murfreesboro and Shelbyville to talk about transportation and infrastructure.

The governor took two heavy-hitters with him Thursday: Tennessee Department of Transportation Chief Engineer Paul Degges and Commissioner John Schroer.

They talked about some of the road-related challenges people there have been dealing with.

Right now the state has had a multi-billion dollar backlog of highway projects across the state, and the governor said that was only going to grow.