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Audit Finds $4.25 Billion Diverted from Roads, Bridges


More than $4.25 billion was diverted from Pennsylvania’s Motor License Fund to the State Police over the past six years, according to a report by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, leaving the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation without enough money to address the state’s 2,829 structurally deficient bridges.

Speaking near Harrisburg’s Market Street Bridge, DePasquale said the state constitution says money from the Motor License Fund was supposed to be used solely for transportation projects.

“That $4.25 billion could have cut that list in half and if PennDOT could use all of...

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