Citing a broken budget, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner officially pulled the plug on the proposed $1.5-billion Illiana Expressway project.

At least for five years.

Rauner announced late Tuesday that he removed the project from the Illinois Department of Transportation’s multi-year project list, effectively shelving the project through at least 2020.

Full story here.

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