Letter: Disparity in cost creates question

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I'm just curious why the new I-74 bridge across the Mississippi River between Illinois and Iowa, which includes a new eight-lane span and the supporting bridge approaches, ramps, and highway connections, has a price tag of $850 million and the Columbia River Crossing, even including light rail, is $3.4 billion? Read about the I-74 project.

Michael Koch

Ridgefield