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Quinn announces spring construction projects

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Governor Quinn says Illinois is launching the largest early spring construction program in state history.

Quinn announced $486 million in projects Monday, which include seven bridge replacements on the Dan Ryan Expressway and a new bridge over the Kennedy at Cumberland.

The governor says the massive construction effort will mean thousands of jobs.

Illinois has one of the largest capital construction programs in the country, including $12 billion spent on the tollway system.

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