If lawmkers approve the proposed Illinois Department of Transportation Plan, Illinois roads and bridges could see a $275 million boost in funding in 2013 and $400 million jump for the extent of the five year plan.

A good chunk of this funding comes from the recently adopted Federal Transporation Plan. With massive projects like the Illiana Expressway, the South Suburban Airport, the High Speed Rail Corridor and Il 53/120 Extension on the horizon, it’s unclear where the meat of this new funding will head.

“The unanswered question is where will the money be spent,” Senate Assistant Majority Leader John Sullivan, a Rushville Democrat, said Tuesday. “Assuming this is adequately addressed, I believe there will be bipartisan support.”

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