Stimulus is trickling onto highways

Stimulus Flows Into Patchwork of State Transport Projects
There is nothing monumental in President Obama’s plan to revive the economy with a coast-to-coast building spree, no historic New Deal public works. The goal of the stimulus plan was to put people to work quickly, and so states across the country have begun to spend nearly $50 billion on thousands of smaller transportation projects that could employ up to 400,000 people, by the administration’s estimates.

See an interactive map of how the money is being spent

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