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Republican Gov. Bill Haslam speaks at the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, about his plan to boost transportation funding while also cutting taxes. Haslam's plan would hike gas taxes by 7 cents per gallon. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)
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Here are some of the Chattanooga and regional projects Gov. Bill Haslam says would benefit under his IMPROVE Act:

  •  Interstate 24: Beginning at I-59 on the Georgia line, 10.3-mile project would widen I-24 to U.S. 27 in downtown Chattanooga. Estimated cost: $171.5 million.
  •  Rebuild interchange of I-75 and I-24 in Brainerd and East Ridge. Estimated cost: $65 million
  •  Upgrade interchanges on I-24 at Broad Street and Market Street to rework ramps and improve access from I-24 to the Southside. Estimated cost: $37 million.
  •  I-75: Interchange modification at Hamilton Place mall: $40 million.
  •  Work on six I-24 bridges, including over Rossville Boulevard ($6.2 million), eastbound lanes over Broad Street ($4.2 million), over old Southern Railway lines ($2.9 million), over Germantown Road ($3.2 million), over Central Avenue ($4.6 million) and Williams Street ($3 million).
  •  Widen Ooltewah-Ringgold Road from Apison Pike to East Brainerd Road. Estimated cost for the 4.4 mile project is $56.7 million.
  •  Widen Bonny Oaks Drive near Enterprise South from Industry Drive to Adamson Circle: $8.3 million. From Adamson Circle to west of Bonnyshire Drive: $20.7 million. From Bonnyshire Drive to I-75: $21.2 million.
  •  Bonny Oaks Drive bridge over Chickamauga Creek: $5.1 million.
  •  Rhea County: Widen eight miles of SR 30 from U.S. 27 to west of Tennessee River bridge. Estimated cost: $44.1 million.
  •  Polk County: Ocoee River Gorge bypass. Phase 1 is a 23-mile stretch costing an estimated $300 million; Phase 2 is a $200 million project involving 2.1 miles through mountainous terrain.
  •  Bradley County: Widen North Lee Highway from near Anatole Lane to SR 308 in Charleston: $36.8 million.
  •  Bradley County: Build truck climbing lane on southbound I-75 at White Oak Mountain: $18 million.
  •  Bradley County: Widen I-75 from Cleveland urban boundary to Bradley/McMinn county line: $26.2 million.
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