Governor Walz Announces Infrastructure Plan

Gov. Tim Walz
Gov. Tim Walz(Northern News Now)
Published: Jan. 26, 2023 at 10:58 PM CST
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ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) –Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanigan announced their 2023 infrastructure plan on Thursday.

The $3.3 billion plan invests in projects across Minnesota with a focus on roads, bridges, water systems, housing and homelessness, and environmental stewardship.

$650 million will go towards roads, bridges, and water systems. $250 million will go towards housing bonds to help tackle homelessness.

The proposal also calls for environmental stewardship which would be $312 million- $72 million of which would go towards bus rapid transit.